All incoming College of Engineering freshman students are required to own a laptop. Transfer students are encouraged to have a laptop.

Numerous engineering applications are available for engineering students to install on their laptop, some at no cost and some at minimal cost. The laptop ownership and its use by engineering students will be a great benefit to your successful endeavors while in The William States Lee College of Engineering.

Engineering students can access the hundreds of Engineering apps using Mosaic's MosaicAnywhere from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.

Click here to go to the Mosaic Website to find out more.

Mosaic Computing

These pages contain information on the computing systems, infrastructure, and resources developed and supported by the Engineering Computing organization. These services are available to all College of Engineering members on Mosaic systems. Users can also remotely access the Mosaic system via Mosaic Anywhere.The overall system, as well as many of its components, are commonly referred to as the Mosaic System or just "Mosaic".

This site also contains valuable information for faculty, staff, and students pertaining to their personal computers. The Mosaic help desk is located in the Smith and Epic buildings, room 1245 and 226 respectively.

Research Computing

University Research Computing (URC) is one of several support groups within Information & Technology Services (ITS). The mission of this organization  is to support the unique computing needs of UNC Charlotte's diverse community of research faculty by developing shared computing facilities and offering specialized services that would be difficult for individual research groups or departments to provide internally.  To see more details click here.


Information Technology Services (ITS) is the central organization that manages the campus network and email system.  They offer many other services to UNC Charlotte students and faculty.  For more information, click here.