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Computer Labs

Computers available for student use can be found in the library, Student Union and the D201lab in the Academic Village when it is not reserved for class use. Lab managers can assist you logging on problems, basic Blackboard functions, printing issues as well as email and use of the campus network storage for students. They can be found in the library and the Student Computing Center on the second floor of the D wing.

Computer Labs

Located in the Academic Village second floor of the D wing, the Student Computing Center includes three computer labs that faculty can reserve for class use. It is important that faculty make reservations in advance and have a printed confirmation of their reservation.

Lab D200 Capacity 28
Software Microsoft Office XP, SPSS,...

Lab D201 Capacity 28
Software Microsoft Office XP,...

Lab D228 Capacity 32
Software Microsoft Office XP,...

Other Computer Labs

Library - L200 Main Floor

Natural Science Bldg - Second Floor (Limited to NS Students)

Teacher Education - Library First Floor (Limited to TE Students)

Computer Sciences - Academic Village, AV 117 (Limited to CIS Students)

Library - L350, Second Floor

Student Union Top Floor (Open to All)

Visual Arts Lab - Campus Center G123 (Limited to VA Students)

Graduate Accounting Lab (Limited to Acctg Grad Majors)

Wireless Computing
(Laptop wireless cards are available for loan at the Library Circulation Desk)
WiFi aka 802.11b wireless network: The College provides this system for the convenience of students to access educational, class related material. The 802.11b network standard has many well known security vulnerabilities. Therefore, the College makes no claims as to the security of this network or its suitability for other purpose, students use it at their own risk.

Faculty and Staff are specifically prohibited from using the wireless network to access campus administrative systems due to these well known security issues.

The Campus Center and acedemic village has new wireless internet capabilites throughout the building. Any students or falculty members with wireless capable devices would be able to connect to the campus wireless network.

The open unsecure wireless network that students can connect to are:

  • unsecure_ow

The secure wireless network that only faculty & Staff could to are:

  • oldwestbury_staff

** Note faculty members must go in person to the Compuer Services Office for WEP keys.

To connect to a specific wirless network, please make sure that your wireless device is worknig properly before you try to connect.

Basic Steps to connecting to different Wireless networks.
For windows XP users

  • Disable the wired network adapter, this could cause IP conflicts
  • Right click wireless connection (located on the bottm right of the task bar next to the time)
  • Select properties
  • Then select advance button
  • Select Access-point (infrastructure) networks only
  • Then select the wireless network that you would like to connect to.
  • Check off automatically connect to non-preferred networks box.
  • Select connect button.

Locations Wireless Access is Available:

Campus Center
The Library (top & main floors),
K100 area
Third floor H section

Academic Village
Teaching Learning Center AV A-110, D Wing (top floor),
Student Computing Center Milling Area
The Pit

Natural Science Building
Top floor
Main milling area

Student Union
All floors except basement.

Student Computing
Computing Services

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