GitHub

What Is It?

GitHub Enterprise is a code hosting platform for version control, issue tracking, and collaboration on software development projects. At U of I, this platform provides a means for collaborative software development within departments and across various units and the entire university system.

Features

  • Single sign-on using your UIC NetID and common password 
  • Unlimited public, private, and internal repositories 
  • Unlimited collaborators 
  • Unlimited number of Organizations or Teams we create in GitHub 
  • Pages and Wikis 
  • Service level agreement for 99.95% monthly uptime

Requirements

A valid UIC primary NetID and common password are required to create a GitHub account and to access the University GitHub Enterprise account.

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Faculty 
  • Students 
  • Staff

Where Can I Get It?

To request a new organization or migrate an existing organization under the University enterprise license, send an email to GitHub Shared Service Support with the following information:

  • Department Name
  • Title of the GitHub Organization (#1)
  • Preferred GitHub Organization URL (#2)
  • Existing URL for the requesting department's website. Used for setting up a verified domain. (#3)
  • Organization owner information for two people: Name and NetID

How Do I Use It?

Once your organization has been created in the U of I GitHub, you can then add or remove users from your organization. Learn more about how to use GitHub at github.uic.edu.

How Much Does It Cost?

This service is funded by the University; there are no direct costs to clients.

How Can I Get Support?

If you are experiencing a problem with this service, please report it. If you just have a question, feel free to ask us.

Service Levels

Service Request Fulfillment Time 2 business days
Incident Resolution Time 2 business days
Service Availability 24x7
Maintenance Window(s) Approved Technology Solutions maintenance window(s)
Service Notification Channel(s) Technology Solutions Service Notices, REACH distribution email list. 
 
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Details

Service ID: 535
Created
Mon 3/22/21 2:19 PM
Modified
Wed 4/7/21 3:23 PM
Service Owner
This person is accountable for the overall performance of this service. This is not a support contact.
Service Review Date
Date of the most recent review of this service.
04/07/2021