The Computing Service provides a number of PC laboratories for use by staff and students. These labs are primarily intended for study or work related tasks.
Many of the labs are used for teaching purposes. These labs have a copy of a timetable posted on or near the door showing the expected teaching use (this may change at short notice). If asked by a teacher you should vacate a lab to allow a lesson to take place.
|Before you use any of the facilities in the open access laboratories...|
You should check the regulations regarding the
use of computing facilities and the additional
guidelines that specifically cover
the use of the these laboratories.
Note that by logging onto any open access machine you are agreeing to obey the terms and conditions for using University of Essex computing facilities. Failure to have read these conditions will not be taken as an excuse for breaching any regulations.
guide to using a Windows machine for the first time.
Service Handbook - provides a range of information about university computing
facilities, including the Open Access Labs.
Lab fault report form - if you have any problems with computers in the laboratories please report them using this form. Any other problems in the labs should be reported to the Computing Service Help Desk.
available for disabled on-campus computer users (also
includes documentation about how to reconfigure a home PC/Mac for maximum