The Bilkent Computer Center (BCC) provides a variety of computing resources and services to meet the administrative, educational and research computing requirements in the university community. These services include providing computational equipment, their hardware and software maintenance, maintenance of software resources such as language compilers, utilities and application programs.
Additionally, BCC develops in-house application software for the university itself including academic information systems, student information systems, library information system and others.
There are approximately 4000 personal computers distributed in offices and laboratories throughout the campus and all are connected to BILNET.
Workstation and PC Laboratories
A UNIX workstation lab and 14 laboratories (approximately 600 computers in total) are administered by BCC and are open to faculty and students, 24 hours a day and throughout the year. All users have access to laser printer pools available in BCC labs and the Computer Center. In addition to the BCC labs, labs run by individual faculties and schools, such as UNIX workstation labs (40 workstations), 12 PC labs (more than 300 PCs) and two Macintosh labs (32 Macs) serve students and faculty around the campus. All computers in the laboratories have BILNET and Internet access.
Bilkent University ‘s networking facilities are extended to the dormitories as well. All campus dormitory rooms are wired for the Ethernet and students living in the dormitories can connect their own computers to BILNET and the Internet.