OnSite Consulting

OnSite Consulting

About this service

Provided By

Other names for this service

OnSite, Technology Services OnSite, OnSite Student Consulting

Service documentation

Why to use this service

OnSite offers a wide range of services including but not limited to Departmental and home networking assistance, virus removal, OS repair, system upgrades, hardware and software installation, technical support and troubleshooting. This service provides IT support to similar to that provided by the Best Buy Geek Squad to anyone with a valid NetID, but at a fraction of the cost.


Data recovery, hardware installation, upgrades

Getting and using this service

Who can use this service

Undergraduate students
Graduate/Professional Students

How to get this service

OnSite Consulting requests can be submitted by calling 217-333-8628, or emailing onsite@illinois.edu, or completing the webform at https://illinois.edu/fb/auth/6875432.


The standard service rate is $40/hr, Emergency Service is $80/hr, Departmental Support is $40/hr, and Field Consulting supplemental support $28/hr. Each service call for all levels is a minimum of 1 hour.

How to use this service

None listed

Quotas and usage restrictions

Quotas: Valid campus netid

Usage Restrictions: Valid campus netid

Sensitive data considerations

User data on systems supported

Hours and support

Standard service hours

Not applicable

Scheduled maintenance hours

Not applicable

Staffed support hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

How to report issues

Contact OnSite via phone at 333-8628 or email onsite@illinois.edu