Computing Support
The Natural Resources Institute employs a part-time onsite IT professional who can assist you if you need support for connecting your laptops or using the student lab computers. All IT support requests should be directed to Shannon Wiebe (Email) who coordinates the IT function.

Computer Lab
Student Laptops and Wireless Networking
NRI has upgraded their networking infrastructure, and wireless is now offered in our building. You will need to have an active UM account in order to access it. You can find out where other Wireless Hotspots are on campus at:

To claim a University of Manitoba email account go to U of M ClaimID at All student email addresses will be included in the NRI’s graduate student list where notifications of seminars, awards, and deadlines will be sent out regularly. You may also send announcements to the NRI graduate student list, however, please use it for NRI-related information only.

The printer is located in the third floor photocopy room, requires the use of printer credits. These credits can be purchased from the General Office for 0.05 cents each for black & white and .15 cents for colour (only available on the photocopier). Please see the General Office for instructions on how to use the photocopier.