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Bloomberg software is only available to use on select desktop terminals found inside of the Computer Center.

The software and its support is exclusive to, and managed solely by Bloomberg.  Support may be reached at:


Network Drives

Students, Faculty and Staff have access to different network shares, including the P and R drives.

  • The R drive was provisioned for Research Data use, and is offered to authorized Faculty and PhD students only.
  • The P drive is a Public share.  This drive can be used to store data temporarily for one week only.  This is a shared drive meant to be used for project collaboration efforts.  Everyone has access to this drive but it is cleaned weekly on Sundays.

For other storage requirements, most Haas users have access to the Campus bDrive, which provides unlimited cloud storage.  The bDrive is a Campus offering under Google’s G Suite for Education.


Remote Desktop Connection

Remote Desktop is used in conjunction with VPN to access the Haas Terminal Servers.

Windows-based machines should have RD pre-installed.  If you do not have it, you may contact Haas Help Desk for assistance.

Terminal Servers

Haas Terminal Servers provide access to instructional and research software for Faculty, Students and Staff.  Users should familiarize themselves with the information below before continuing.


Create professional looking presentations for your classes fast using think-cell

Do you use PowerPoint to present in your classes? If so, think-cell – used by most consulting firms – might save you a significant amount of working time and enable you to create professional looking presentations for your coursework. Knowing think-cell could be a valuable skill as you enter the workplace since many employers, including top consulting firms and investment banks, use the software.

think-cell is free to UC Berkeley Haas School of Business students, faculty, and staff. It takes just minutes to learn watching the short video tutorials available for each chart type. See below for helpful training resources and instructions on how to download think-cell.

Why should you consider using think-cell?
  • Creating your charts takes 70% less time
    Create 40+ chart types, including waterfall, Gantt, and Mekko charts in just 2-3 minutes
  • 90% less time when making alterations
    Automate changes to your charts with think-cell
  • Gain professional skills
    Become proficient with the charting software used by top consulting and investment firms
  • Better results
    Improve your class presentations and impress your audience
How to download think-cell

Go to to download the software.

think-cell is available for both PC and Mac.

To obtain the current license key, follow this link below.  You need to login with your CalNet ID and passphrase in order to access the key.


How to learn more

Get personalized support, watch helpful video tutorials, or search our user manual here:

  • First: watch an overview of think-cell here
  • Next: create your first chart with the help of this video
  • Want to create another chart? Learn about the 40+ chart types and features here
  • Have Excel data to turn into a chart? Learn how to link and automate data updates here


The Cisco AnyConnect VPN client has been retired by Campus IT.  The new VPN client is bSecure Remote Access VPN, which you can download and install from the Berkeley bSecure Remote Access VPN page.

The Campus bSecure page has all information for downloading and installing the new VPN client on either Windows or Mac computers.


AirBears2 is the Campus’ secure and preferred wifi service for students, faculty, staff and affiliates.  To access AirBears2, you will need your CalNet ID, as well an AirBears2 Key.

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