Computer Labs and Services

Five computer labs allow instruction in advanced computer operations, including CAD. These labs also function as public computing sites when not being used by classes. Most sites are open to students on a first-come, first-served basis . Each public site offers some of the following:

  • Windows computers
  • Internet access
  • Popular software
  • Black and white laser printers
  • Color and black & white scanners
  • CD-ROM drives
  • E-mail access

BuckID Printing & Photocopying

Printers in the public computing sites and photocopiers in the library and Skou lounge can be accessed with a student's BuckID card. The cost per page will automatically be deducted from the BuckID account.

Public Computing Sites Available for Student Use

(Hours are posted at each computing site.)

  • Halterman Hall lobby public kiosk
  • Rooms 200 and 203, Halterman Hall
  • Learning Lab, Room 145, Halterman Hall
  • Library Computer Lab, Room 258, Halterman Hall
  • Applewood Village Administration Building
  • Student Success Services, Room 128, Skou Hall

Services:

Library  - Reference and research computers. (Main Floor, Halterman Hall)
Program Excel - Instructional computers (128 Skou Hall)

Wireless Access

Wireless network access is available in Skou and Halterman Halls, the greenhouse complex and the Student Activities Center. In order to be able to connect to the OSU wireless network, you must have an active OSU name.#.

All students must adhere to the Ohio State ATI Computer Policies and Guidelines listed below.

For information regarding computer connections in student rooms, check out the student housing web site.

Computer Usage Policy

Ohio State ATI computers are provided to facilitate academic achievement. The use of these computers is restricted to academic purposes only. In addition, all Ohio State rules and policies (including those on academic misconduct, sexual harassment, and the Code of Student Conduct) and existing laws, (including copyright, obscenity libel laws), apply to the use of these computers. Violation of those laws, rules or policies may result in university disciplinary action or external legal action. See OSU's Policy on Responsible Use of Computer Resources for more detailed information.

E-Mail

The university provides free e-mail accounts for all enrolled students. Each student is assigned an individual username and password in order to access their e-mail account. Students can access their e-mail account in any of the public computing labs going to the Ohio State ATI home page and clicking on "Webmail" then "Buckeye Mail."

Problems related to e-mail accounts, usernames and passwords should be directed to Student Success Services, Mid Level, Skou Hall. Additional information regarding usernames, passwords and changing passwords can be found at www.my.osu.edu.