COMPUTER CENTER Computing Services

User Accounts: METUCC provides all the staff and students with powerful computing facilities including IBM POWERparallel Systems SP2 (nautilus), IBM RISC/6000 POWERserver 590 (rorqual and narwhal), IBM RISC/6000 POWERserver J30 (orca) and campus-wide token-ring fiber optic backbone network connecting all the computing facilities distributed over the campus.

Terminal Rooms: The terminal room locations in the university and the working hours are as follows:






20 PC

4 MB 486 SX-25


Mechanical Engineering

26 PC

8 MB 486 SX-25


Civil Engineering

32 PC

4 MB 486 SX-25


Human Sciences

30 PC

8 MB 486 DX2-66


Computer Engineering

9 WS

17 MAC

4 Sun, 4 WS, 1 X Terminal



1. Dormitory

32 PC

4 MB 386 DX-40


2. Dormitory

32 PC

4 MB 386 DX-40


Laser Print Out Service: One can take printouts after paying corresponding number of page to (4000 TL for one page, at least 50 page) Ziraat Bank Metu Office (No: 304230/48-2). Printouts can be taken from system operators, at room Z01 in METUCC A-Block.

Web Service: Academic Units, Research Units, Student Groups, Organizations, Centers & Societies in METU-Campus can have their Web pages by submitting an application form to Computer Center.

Library: Introductory books for novice users prepared by Computer Center Staff and detailed technical user manuals, references and computer related magazines can be obtained from METUCC Library (room: 109). Library is open Monday to Friday between 9:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00.

Consultancy Service: If you have a problem, if you want to know more information about CC Services, or you have any comments or suggestions related with our services, please contact with User Support Group (USG) 1. Floor in B building at Computer Center, dial numbers 3355 or 2088 or send mail to "" e-mail address.

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Middle East Technical University
Computer Center
İnönü Bulvarı, 06531

Voice : +90 312 2103301
Fax : +90 312 2101120
E-mail :

Director : Attila Özgit

Editorial Board:
Attila Özgit
Ayla Altun
Yasemin Yiğit
Ayhan Güler

Prepared By : Ayhan Güler