Support for Computing in Academic Departments/Department Computing Support
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Welcome to the SCAD/DCS Program

The SCAD/DCS (Support for Computing in Academic Departments/Department Computing Support) program is the frontline support and maintenance for desktop hardware and software systems at Princeton University.


Princeton names Daren Hubbard VP and CIO
Nov. 21, 2023

Daren Hubbard, the top-ranking information technology administrator at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will become Princeton’s vice president for information technology and chief information officer on Jan. 3, 2024. He will succeed James “Jay” Dominick, who has served in this role since 2012.

Changing the very FABRIC of computer networking
Oct. 30, 2023

Princeton will join an expanding global research testbed, FABRIC, to help shape future generations of computer networks. 

Retirement of SN@P URL Redirects
Oct. 23, 2023

The legacy SN@P redirect will be deactivated on October 25, 2023. Users relying on old SN@P bookmarks may see an error message.

Upcoming Events

SCAD/DCS Bi-weekly Touchpoint
Thu, Dec 7, 2023, 11:00 am12:00 pm
SCAD/DCS Holiday Gathering
Wed, Dec 13, 2023, 2:00 pm5:00 pm
701 Carnegie Center MPRs
SCAD/DCS Bi-weekly Touchpoint
Thu, Dec 21, 2023, 11:00 am12:00 pm

Getting Help

If you need help, there are several resources you can turn to:

  • SCAD/DCS program questions, comments, and future meeting agendas: Kate Mullins
  • Listserv Communications and SCAD/DCS website: Milan Stanic
  • Onboarding, training, or temporary backup: Joe DeLucia
  • Temporary IT staffing needs: John Milnes
  • Hiring a new IT position for your department: Jessica Jenks  
  • Escalation of an outstanding incident or request: Jason Turner