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FAQ For Computer Labs

Q: How do I get an account to use the labs?
A: You can visit the student assistant in CP-2005 (inside CP-2004) or at the Commons to get an account. Please have your Campus Card with you.

Q: How much does it cost to print using the laser printer in the labs?
A: The cost is 5 cents a page for black and white printing.

Q: How do I pay for my printing?
A: First, you must put money on your Campus Card at the Library, in CP2004 or outside the Computer Science General Office on the second floor of the Engineering Building. Once the money is put on your card, return to the lab in CS-1019 or CP-2003/4 and place your card in the card reader. Then transfer the money you wish to use for printing to your printer account by entering in that particular amount.

Q: I can't input any data into my SPSS file, what do I need to do?
A: The SPSS file is located on the S: drive, which is a read-only drive. Copy the file to My Documents, which will enable you to read and write to it.

Q: How do I know the lab hours during holidays, mid-term break or exam time?
A: The lab hours are posted on our current lab schedule and are updated throughout the semester to reflect various scheduling times.

Q: What are the rules in the lab?
A: Rules and policies for the labs are posted here.

Q: Can I retrieve my files from my Morgan account in the CS labs?
A: Yes, simply log into plato.ucs.mun.ca through the SSH program. Then, you can either use WS-FTP to bring your file(s) over to your LabNet account or, as mentioned above for Minitab assignments, you can print them off directly in the CS labs.

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