CSE Labs Accounts

Current CSE faculty can submit an account request via email to

A CSE Labs account will let you access CSE technology resources such as CSE software and CSE Labs desktop computers.


Canvas is the University's enterprise learning management solution. Using Canvas is recommended to deliver digital course content. New to Canvas? The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has a guide on Canvas: Getting Started for Instructors.

OIT also offers a Digital Accessibility: Create Accessible Canvas Course Sites course. This course teaches how to create a Canvas course site that applies accessibility concepts to the content, interactions, and assessment of your course.


Gradescope is a feedback and assessment tool that dramatically reduces the pain and time associated with grading exams, homework, and other assignments. Gradescope is widely used for delivering assessments remotely and can be integrated with Canvas. Visit the Gradescope self-help guide to learn more.


Piazza offers a streamlined question and answer interface with unique efficiencies for large enrollment classes. Responses take a Wiki format enabling instructors to respond more quickly and encouraging collaboration among students. Piazza also includes unique editing tools designed specifically for STEM disciplines.


CSE and the University provide discounted or no-cost software to instructors for work-related use. Visit CSE-IT Software for a list of available software.


AppsToGo is the University of Minnesota's application delivery service that allows you to run software without having to install it on your computer. After creating a CSE Labs account, instructors will have access to CSE software and to CSE Labs desktop computers - in addition to University provided resources - in AppsToGo.

Reservable Equipment

The College of Science & Engineering (CSE) - Twin Cities has a variety of devices and equipment that CSE students, staff and faculty can reserve and checkout.