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Welcome to the Open Computing Facility!

The Open Computing Facility (OCF) is an all-volunteer student organization dedicated to free computing for all University of California, Berkeley students, faculty, and staff.

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The Open Computing Facility is an all-volunteer student organization located at the University of California, Berkeley. We're passionate about open source and free software.

Our volunteers maintain services for the Berkeley community. Among others, we offer:

We hold weekly staff hours to provide assistance with account issues or with OCF services. Drop by to ask questions or just to hang out!


Interested in free & open-source software?

Our volunteer staff team helps create and mantain the OCF services you use.

We're always on the lookout for new members interested in learning more about technology and open source!

Learn more about getting involved!

News from the staff team

Upgrading user-facing servers to Debian stretch
1 week, 6 days ago

The OCF is hiring!
3 weeks ago

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OCF Computer Lab

The lab is located in 171 MLK Student Union.

Upcoming Lab Hours

Tuesday
Closed All Day (Campus AQI Closure)
Wednesday
Closed All Day (Thanksgiving Break)
Thursday
Closed All Day (Thanksgiving Break)

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Account Tools

Staff Hours Tuesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

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Staff Hours Tuesday

6:30pm-8:00pm

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