Student Computer Lab

The Computer Lab, Room 312, is available to all registered SVI students who have paid the qualifying computer lab fee. Students must be currently enrolled and have an active account in order to use the network. All students must follow the Student Conduct Code as set forth by Seattle College District VI. Students will be required to read and sign this document when completing a request for a network account.

Hours

Monday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday: 12:15 – 1 p.m. during lunch, and after school 2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.*

*The lab may be open some days until 6 p.m. Hours during the quarter break change for each break. All times are posted at the door.

Acceptable Use Policy for All Computer Labs

  • Food or drinks are not allowed in the labs at any time.
  • Cell Phone use is not permitted.
  • Printer access is available in each computer lab for schoolwork only. Students are not allowed to attempt to fix printers. Notify the instructor if the printer needs service.
  • Computer hardware should not be dismantled. Notify the Instructor if the computer or any peripheral needs repair.
  • All data should be kept on a personal drive. Student drives are not backed up and provided only as a convenience. All files will be deleted every August. Music, images and other large files may be deleted on a regular basis without notice.

Acceptable Use for Information Technology

Unacceptable use of the account will result in suspension of account privileges and/or account removal. Each student is responsible for their account and the activities connected with it.

Electronic use is subject to all applicable laws, statues and policies related to personal behavior that applies to electronic communications. Such laws and policies prohibit lewd or indecent conduct, threat of physical harm, stalking, sexual harassment, disruption or college services, damaging or destroying or property among other things.

SVI may deny students who violate this policy or SVI IT resources. Violations that are considered a breach of the Code of Conduct, SVI or District Policy, may be referred to the appropriate campus authority for review and possible disciplinary action.

If a potential violation occurs, it should be reported to the faculty, lab assistant or IT Services department head. Electronic Information Resources: Seattle Colleges EIR Policy

IT resources should not be used in the following manner:

  • Share passwords or accounts
  • Allow anyone who does not authorized use to access any IT resource or service
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any system, network, service or data inside or external to SVI
  • Create a hostile environment by displaying sexually explicit images or sounds
  • Violate any laws pertaining to child pornography, obscenity and defamation
  • Install software on any of the lab computers
  • Game-playing, music download or distribution
  • Personal use that is not part of classwork is prohibited. Examples include but are not limited to:
    • Creating personal flyers
    • Work for which a student is being paid by an employer or client
    • Conduct political campaigns
    • Market a home business
    • Computer trespass in the first degree
  • Run programs that introduce a virus, work or other destructive program such as DOS attacks, “spam” or mail bombs