The Roots Computing Group provides infrastructure and support for the computing needs of the Departments of Animal & Rangeland Sciences, Environmental & Molecular Toxicology, Crop & Soil Science, Fisheries & Wildlife, Food Science & Technology, and Horticulture as well as the Oregon Seed Laboratory.

Remote Support

The Roots Support team is now providing support from home. If you need help, please send an email to Roots Support as usual but you can also jump into a Zoom room and talk with us live. Zoom room hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday. 

Zoom Information:

Zoom Dial - In Info:

  • +1 971 247 1195 US (Portland)
  • +1 301 715 8592 US
  • +1 253 215 8782 US


Thank you,

Your Roots IT Team – Wayne, Curt, Aaron, Tina, Erick, Michael


  • Zoom Update!

    In order to join Zoom meetings hosted by OSU (including ours) you will need to have the most recent version of Zoom installed. 

    To get around this to contact us for support, please use Zoom through your Web Browser ( so that we can help you update the application on your computer. 

  • Tips for Using Zoom

    Please look at this page for some great tips about safe teaching in Zoom! Keep Teaching Securely in Zoom
    Also check out these help videos about Zoom best practices: Zoom - OSU MediaSpace

  • Working From Home - Keeping your computer secure

    1. Make sure your Operating System and core software is up to date
      • Windows: Windows 10, 1909.
        • To see your version: Select the Start  button > Settings  > System  >  About.
        • To stay up to date, select the Start  button > Settings > Update... Read More