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Biological Sciences Computer Services

The Biological Sciences Computer Services Unit maintains a help desk to provide a more convenient and efficient point of contact for all persons needing computer or network assistance in the School of Biological Sciences.

We assist Biology faculty, staff, and students with...

  • Troubleshooting, questions, and requests for computer and network services
  • Questions and requests for UCSD Exchange and Google accounts
  • Biology conference room audio/visual troubleshooting support
  • After hours building access (WAMS ID Card Readers)
  • Network based lab and admin data storage
  • School applications and school website requests


Computer and Networking Help
Physical Access to Biology Buildings
School Website Requests


M-F, 9:00am - 4:00pm or by appointment

Walk-in hours
suspended during COVID-19 emergency period


Urey Hall, 1900 Suite

Mailing Address

Mail Code: 0346


Contacts are listed for informational purposes. Please send service requests to the general contact so that we can best assist you. The Help Desk manages communications if any of our staff members are unavailable.

Group Leader

Jude Poole
Director of Computer Services
Urey Hall 1920
Oversees all of Biological Sciences Computer Services.

Unit Contacts

Fadi Rahawi
Assistant Director of Computer Services
Urey Hall 1940
Serves as systems, operations, networking and security lead.
Steve Bates
Help Desk Manager
Urey Hall 1910
Manages help desk requests and personnel.
Bonnie Weems
Primary point of contact for school websites; manages resources, coordinates projects, and maintains a clear assessment of the overall status of the site through regular analysis and reports on site-related data.