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WEPA Printing

WEPA

WEPA allows you to send your print jobs from on or off-campus to the cloud and then release the print job at any of the kiosks. You can send your print job from your desktop, laptop, or iOS/Android device.  Or you can print from your USB key at a kiosk. One sided or duplex printing options in color or black and white are available. The print stations are available in the computer labs.

Social Ecology Computing Labs

OIT has an option of "virtual computer labs" please see:
https://www.oit.uci.edu/labs/vcl/


PLEASE NOTE: No food or drink is allowed anywhere in the computer labs. There are no exceptions. This policy protects the equipment from damage and provides for a cleaner shared environment.

There is only one computer lab available in the School of Social Ecology starting Fall 2021:

Social and Behavioral Sciences 4200 is our main instructional lab. When classes are in session, please use the OIT labs as an alternative.  You may find information about when the labs are occupied by checking online lab schedule.

Software in our labs include:  Windows 10, Adobe Acrobat (reader), Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), Firefox, Microsoft Edge, ArcGIS, SPSS, SAS, Stata, AtlasTi (15 users at a time on any lab computer) and MPlus (5 users at a time on any lab computer).

Installation of software on any Social Ecology lab PC is prohibited. These machines have been set up to meet the needs of all classes and graduate students.  Please check the Open Access OIT lab schedule for software available in their labs.

Other Computing Labs: Office of Information Technology (OIT) has an open access lab in the Social Science tower.  This is the closest lab to our School.  For more information, please check out UCI Open Access Labs.

Learn more about accessing the labs after hours.

Reporting Problems for Social Ecology Labs

If you encounter problems with printing, printers need more paper, or would like to report broken equipment, please email us se.computing@uci.edu or call 824-8202 for service (voice mail).

Apple M1 Silicon Chips

We are aware that Apple has released its new silicon M1 chip.  Currently it is being offered with the Macbook Air line of computers.  SE computing will be recommending staying with Intel based Apple computers for the time being.  The M1 silicon chip currently does NOT support a virtual Microsoft Windows 10 installation.  Which will hinder many of our users that require this feature via Boot Camp and or Parallels virtualization.

Computing Support Service Levels

Computing Services offers the following levels of support

  1. Standard Support: User(s) agree to use SE Computing as their only support to fully maintain their computer and agree to run the system with limited rights.  
     
  2. Limited: SE Computing will support the hardware aspect of the machine while under manufacturer warranty, but will neither cover the service shipment costs nor delivery for service for non-Dell products.  User(s) will take software responsibility of the machine. This includes operating system and application(s) updates, installation of peripherals, and installation of needed software. Upon malware or virus detection, SE Computing will wipe the machine back to the original state.    

    *UCI licensed software maybe installed by SE Computing. If issues arise during installation from other software issues i.e. computer is out of date with updates, other software(s) need updating. User will need to address those issues first in order to complete installations*
     

  3. None: User(s) will take full rights/responsibility of their equipment. Installations, updates, hardware setups, and or warranty dispute(s) will be taken care of by the user.  No “SE Tech” account will exist.

Turnitin.com

Turnitin.com is a web-based plagiarism prevention and detection tool. Student work is checked against a database for any matches between submitted papers and any internet content or previously submitted work. If you are an instructor considering using Turnitin, contact Jennifer Brantley for instructions on setting up an account for your class.

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