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Computer Labs & Classrooms

ALP Labs

Due to COVID-19, OIT Instructional and Drop-in computer labs remain closed for in-person use until further notice. Several labs are available for remote access use and the Virtual Computing Lab is also still available.

Remote Computer Access

Remote Computer Access allows students and instructors to remotely connect to the OIT lab computers from off-campus (i.e home).

Virtual Computer Lab

UCI's virtual computer lab offers the ability to run specialized instructional/classroom software within an internet browser.

Reserve a Computer for In-person Use

At this time, the only in-person, publicly accessible computers on campus are available by RESERVATION ONLY through the UCI Library

Internet Connectivity Issues

Students who are having internet connectivity issues will need to make a reservation though the Library or can request a Mobile Hotspot (if available) through the Student Equipment Loan program.

The OIT@Student Center drop-in lab (SC C138) has been permanently closed. Please contact the Student Center at reserver@uci.edu if you have any questions regarding this change.

Computer labs are available for instructional, drop-in, and training use. Other departments and units have computer labs that are available for campus-wide use.

General Information

  • Logins Required
    All OIT labs require a UCInetID and Password to login.
  • Software
    The computers run software for writing, drawing, graphics, network communications, database management, spreadsheet and data analysis and more. See "Computer Lab Software List"
  • Printing
    Printing is available in most labs and requires the use of UCI Campus ID. The cost is 10 cents for black & white. See "Printing in the OIT Labs."
  • *NEW* Remote Desktop Access to Select Computer Labs OIT is piloting a program to make the GSC and MST labs accessible through Remote Desktop for UCI affiliates.  This will allow anyone with a UCInetID to log into a lab computer using Remote Desktop and make use of the software installed in these labs.  Instructions and requirements for access are located on the “Remote Computer Access” page.
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