DSSC Workstation Use Policy


Seating at the workstations is for those
ACTIVELY USING the lab equipment.

A workstation is available if it is
logged off OR the screen is timed-out.

If an available machine is not logged off, log it off and sign in.
Note: unattended belongings do not reserve a workstation.

DSSC high-end stations are for :

 

 

groups of two or more
   OR
individuals needing the following features:

  • high capacity processing,
  • large display space for your applications
  • multiple windows open,
  • scanning (where there are scanners)

 

 

CUIT lab machines are for:

 

 

  • basic applications like: word processing, email, Internet access
  • other applications that don't require high level graphics or processing
  • basic applications like: word processing, email, Internet access
  • other applications that don't require high level graphics or processing

 

 

 

 

Lower Level of the DSSC (room 215)

 

 

solely for use by individuals or groups needing:

  • high-end workstations set up for work with numeric and spatial data
  • staff to assist with finding and preparing data ready for use with statistical or GIS software

 

 

Scheduling Applications with a Long Run Time

DSSC staff will try to accommodate those who have an application with a long running time. To arrange to run such an application you must contact the staff in the DSSC(by e-mail or during the hours the data lab is open) to schedule a time and location when such a job can run without external interruption.