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Remote Access to Lab Computers

Secure access to lab computers on campus can be achieved remotely using the MSVU Remote Computer Access Portal from your device with your MSVU login credentials through a browser window.

Note – The Remote Computer Access is under continual development and will be updated as new functionality is released. If you are having difficulty accessing this service, please contact the IT&S Help Desk for support.

On Campus Locations and Hours of Operation

There are computer facilities conveniently located in several buildings across campus where students
can access Microsoft Office, the internet, print services, as well as specialized applications required for
various courses.  All computer labs are currently closed to the public other than the EMF Information Commons.

Access to computers in the Library Learning Commons is available to students by appointment weekdays from 10am to 8pm. Please book your library visit online.

You will need to complete an online health assessment on the day your are scheduled to come to campus (including Residence students). On campus check-in to access the Library is at the main entrance to McCain Centre (Assisi entrance for Residence students).

Masks are required. Sanitizing wipes are available and it is each student’s responsibility to ensure keyboard and mouse have been cleaned before each use. This also applies to the touch screen of the multifunction printers, if used.

Seton 329 & 331 

Monday to Thursday 8:30 am to 9:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
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EMF 139 & Information Commons

Monday to Thursday 8:00 am to 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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  • EMF 139 is a training lab for staff and faculty. This lab is available for student use when it is not booked for training. Signs will be posted in EMF indicating when the lab is unavailable.

Evaristus 133

Hours are posted in the lab.
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Rosaria 203 Crows Nest

24 hour access
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Departmental Labs
The following labs are primarily dedicated for use by students registered in those departments.
Hours are posted in the lab.

Education Department Lab in Seton 441
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Information Technology Department Lab in Seton 451
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Modern Languages Department Lab in Seton 333
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Psychology Department Lab in Evaristus 402
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Note: Lab hours may vary between sessions, during the summer months and on holidays.

Food and Drink in Labs

Food and drinks can cause equipment failure if introduced into the electronic components of a computer; therefore they are forbidden in all computer labs. Offenders may be asked to leave the lab and lab privileges may be revoked.