MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that supports multiple databases and allows multiple people to access each one.

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

AVAILABLE TO: Faculty | Students | Staff

FUNDED BY: University

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:


A valid UIC NetID is required to request a database.


We can normally accommodate small to medium sized databases without any problems, but we may need to account for larger databases with special hardware or setup scenarios.

C-Stop, BSB

1007 West Harrison Street, Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB), Learning Center, First Floor, Chicago, IL

Service Level Agreement

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
Reviewed to Ensure SLA Meets Business Requirements Provisional SLA - Currently under IT Governance review
Date Reviewed Provisional SLA - Currently under IT Governance review
Service Owner: Ed Zawacki (Interim)