What Is It?

MySQL databases are a popular choice for web applications, particularly ones running on a LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP/Python).


Our MySQL databases include:


MySQL databases are available for departments or individual staff or students for a variety of uses.

Please note that accessing the MySQL database management system off-campus requires logging into UIC's Virtual Private Network (VPN) service.

Who Is Eligible To Use It?

  • Faculty
  • Students
  • Staff

Where Can I Get It?

Select the Request MySQL Database button located on this page.

How Do I Use It?

Learn more about using MySQL with this LinkedIn Learning course: MySQL Essential Training

How Much Does It Cost?

MySQL databases are 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) In Development
Service Notification Channel(s) IT Service Notices
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