SCF provides many services to the students, staff and faculty at Oregon State University. The following are some of the services we provide.
The Student Computing Facilities offers disk space for instructors who wish to distribute electronic data to their students. This service is available only to classes which are taught in our computer classrooms. We suggest that instructors use OSU's Canvas system for their class disk space needs.
Background: The server name is Poole located in the ONID domain. Its DNS name is poole.scf.oregonstate.edu
To connect to Poole from on campus:
To connect to Poole from off campus:
You can not connect to Poole directly from off campus: you must connect via the campus VPN to access this file server.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
For any questions about Poole, contact us at email@example.com.
Last Updated: December, 2015
The following policies apply to scheduling and/or use of these facilities: Kidder 028, Kidder 033, Milne 201 and Milne 130. Exceptions to this policy should be addressed to the Facility Coordinator.
Less than 25 Stations: $35/hour
25 or More Stations: $45/hour
The following Discounts apply:
OSU department or organization: 50%
Other state agency: 25%
Software Installation: $40/hour
Student Technician : $15/hour
Last Updated: May 2005
In order to provide better service to our customers we require all active student employees to read the Student Computing Facility Staff Policy. By working in our computing facilities you agree to be bound by its stipulations and regulations. All Staff Members, as a condition of their employment, also agree to be bound by all other facility policies.
Our main priority is to provide the best service possible to our users. To that end, Staff Members should endeavor to be pro-active in their dealings with users and stay informed on facility developments.
When traffic is slow, Staff members may read their e-mail or use the Internet, with the following stipulations:
When a Staff Member has a problem with the conduct of another Staff Member, resolve the situation in the following manner:
Conflicts between co-workers:
Conflicts between user and Staff:
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Last Updated: August 2007
The Student Computing Facilities are operated with as much flexibility as possible to provide the maximum benefit to the greatest number of users. To assist us in achieving this goal, we require that users of our facilities follow the policy outlined in this document.
Note: Please read this policy statement thoroughly. By using this facility, the user agrees to abide by all rules and regulations set forth in this document and Oregon State University's Acceptable Use Policy. Ignorance of the information contained within these documents is not an excuse for failing to adhere to facility policy. All users who violate Facility Policy will be dealt with in a manner consistent with the guidelines set forth in section 3 "General Rules and Conditions".
Only the Facility Manager is allowed to make exceptions to this policy.
This Facility is for use by people that fit one or more of the following criteria:
The primary responsibilities of the consultants are as follows:
Consultants are NOT to assist users with homework.
Users must adhere to the following rules and conditions. Failure to do so will result in a warning and/or loss of facility privileges for a period to be determined by the staff of this facility. Users will be held accountable for any damages they cause to the facility and/or its equipment.
Please refer to the Printing Policy
The primary responsibility for protection of licensed software rests with the purchaser, whether OSU or a faculty member, of that software. All users have a personal responsibility to control and protect the software package from misuse. Supervisors should assure that users under their direction have been informed of University policy. Users must personally ensure that no unauthorized copies of licensed software are made.
Copies are not to be made for use at home, for sale, for trade, or for gifts to others. Individuals who make unauthorized copies of licensed software, or who allow such copies to be made, will be subject to regulations pertaining to theft or misuse of University property. Absolutely no copying or duplication of copyrighted software will be permitted.
UNAUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTION OF COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS IS A VIOLATION OF FEDERAL LAW AND WILL NOT BE TOLERATED ON THIS CAMPUS.
Last Updated: July 1999
When playing games, all users must abide by the following rules and guidelines:
Last Updated: September 2003
The following are guidelines for the use of the multimedia machines at Student Computing Facility.
Instructors may request that we install software in one of our computing labs or in the Virtual Computing Lab.
Software delivered with shorter lead time will result in a first-come, first-serve basis with an installation period of up to 2 weeks.