University Code Repository

Code management, review, and collaboration for Ohio State staff software projects.

The University Code Repository (UCR) is a tool that utilizes the GitLab DevOps platform to provide a university-wide resource for code management, code review, and general collaboration for software projects at Ohio State.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the University Code Repository?

The UCR is a system aimed to provide a central location for developers and other code-oriented Ohio State employees and affiliates to collaboratively work on projects.

Who is eligible to use the UCR?

Ohio State faculty, staff, and certain sponsored guests are eligible to sign up to access the UCR.

How do I request an account?

Ohio State faculty, staff, and sponsored guests of The Ohio State University can sign up for a UCR account. A UCR account should be created and activated within 3-5 business days from your request date. If you have questions regarding the sign up process, please call the Service Desk 614-688-4357.

Please remember that UCR is for code. Spreadsheets, presentations, documents and PDFs are best stored using Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage.

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One repository for one university.


Stay in sync with your development and on track with your execution by organizing and controlling your code base.


Learn from your data and make informed decisions. Create more amazing things founded on existing knowledge.


Collaborate among your team, your department, or in conjunction with other colleges and specialty groups at the university.


Tools, people and resources across the university to take your code and projects to new heights.


Your code, your ideas, your future. Work with Ohio State's Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) to help protect your code.


When your code is in UCR you know that you are employing industry best practices by using version control and code reviews, allowing you to focus on building bigger, better and more exciting ideas.