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Remote access is available to Engineering Computing and many Engineering departmental computer labs from Windows, OS/X and Linux computers. To access the system visit

Computer Labs

In the interests of public health safety, all public Engineering Computing labs are closed from March 16, 2020, until further notice. Students are encouraged to use Engterm Windows terminal server.

Lab Name Location Workstations Desktop Power Receptacles Scanner
Fulcrum E2-1783 22 11 No
Gear E5-2108 64 29 Yes
Helix RCH-108 34 11 Yes
Lever E2-1762 42 17 No
Multi Media CPH-1346 120 N/A No
Pulley CPH-2367 24 9 Yes
Wedge CPH-1325 48 21 No
WEEF E2-1792 140 N/A No
Wheel E2-1779 16 9 No

All labs are running with Windows 10.

Each of the above labs contains a black and white printer. Please go to our printing information page to learn more about costs and colour printing.

If you wish to locate a lab with a particular piece of software, please go to our software information page.