A Statement from the College

Churchill College endorses the Vice Chancellor's statement regarding the events surrounding George Floyd's death in the USA. Racism has no place in our community. Please read our statement here

Covid-19 Update

Due to the latest government update the College is now closed to all but essential staff. If you are a staff member and you need help with logging into the Staff Area with your Raven ID, please click here.


Computing Department Announcements

We aim to involve all members of the College in works that are going on, in order to minimise disruption when essential works have to take place.

Downtime Announcements

Wireless internet access

A wireless network operates throughout the main buildings including the bar, the libraries and the theatre, and throughout all of the staircases, the Sheppard Flats, the Wolfson Flats and the College hostels on Storey's Way. This facility is provided by the University Wireless system, which gives access to the eduroam and UniOfCam networks.

Wireless network details

Wired internet access

Every student room on-site has a wired connection to the College network, including all of the hostels on the main College site. These connections give access to Churchill's computing facilities, and also to the University and to the Internet.

Those hostels not on the main College site are provided with wireless broadband connections.

How to connect your computer

College computers

There are several computer areas available for students and Fellows, which run the University's Managed Cluster Service. The JCR Computer Room provides 8 PCs and the Lloyd's Room provides 10 PCs. In addition, there is a computer area for Fellows near the Senior Combination Room which provides an additional 2 PCs.

The College also offers colour as well as black and white laser printing facilities.

Find out more about the MCS


These are some of the questions most frequently asked about the computing facilities at Churchill. Many of the answers may seem obvious, but they are the most common causes of the problems listed and are always worth checking first.

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Support and advice is available from the College Computing Support Office, which also sells a range of computer hardware and media. You may be able to borrow computer equipment from the College; please ask at the Computing Support Office for details.

Email Computing Support

Computing in the University

University Information Services (formerly known as the University Computing Service) runs a number of University-wide facilities, including the central University e-mail system (Hermes) and authentication services (Raven).

University Information Services

In addition, many departments offer a range of computing facilities to suit the courses that they provide. Information about such facilities can be obtained from the appropriate department.