Checking Availability and Connecting Remotely
The campus Sassafras KeyServer web site can be used to check availability of workstations in computer labs for in-person and remote use, and provides the means to connect to lab computers available for remote access. You must have VPN enabled and a Microsoft Remote Desktop client to connect to available lab computers from off-campus. See the ITS Remote Access documentation on Answers for more information about VPN and RDP. See also instructions for connecting to computers available for remote access in VPA computer labs (below).
ITS Public Labs and SU Remote Desktop Services
All Syracuse University students have in-person access to computers in ITS Public Labs, and remote access to the Syracuse University Remote Desktop Services environment. Questions about these resources should be directed to the central ITS Help Desk by phone at 315.443.2677, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by visiting room 1-227 Center for Science and Technology. Check availability of ITS Public Lab computers on Sassafras KeyServer.
Syracuse University Libraries
VPA Computer Lab Classrooms
The College of Visual and Performing Arts maintains computer lab classrooms reserved for specific schools, departments or programs. Students enrolled in applicable VPA classes have in-person, and in some cases remote access to computers in these labs. Talk to your instructor if you have questions about access to VPA computer labs or the software available.
Check availability of VPA lab computers and connect remotely where available on Sassafras KeyServer.
Instructions on how to connect check availability and connect remotely
School of Design
Warehouse 505 CAD Lab
The School of Design's CAD Lab in the Nancy Cantor Warehouse features 29 Dell Precision workstations, some with Wacom Cintiq drawing tablets, running software such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD, and SolidWorks. Access to computers in the School of Design CAD lab is restricted to students taking certain classes in the School of Design.
Students enrolled in the following Fall 2021 classes have remote access to the Warehouse 505 CAD Lab:
Department of Transmedia
Shaffer 016 Computer Art Lab
Transmedia's Computer Art lab in Shaffer Art Building features 14 Dell Precision workstations, running software such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Autodesk Maya, and Pixologic ZBrush. Access to computers in the Computer Art lab is restricted to students taking certain classes in the Department of Transmedia.
Shaffer 036 Digital Photography Lab
Transmedia's Digital Photography lab in Shaffer Art Building features 15 Apple Mac Pro workstations, running Adobe Creative Cloud. Access to computers in the Digital Photography lab is restricted to students taking certain classes in the Department of Transmedia.
Department of Drama
936 Genesee CAD Lab
The Department of Drama's CAD lab located at 936 Genesee Street features 9 Dell Precision workstations and one Apple Mac Pro running software such as Adobe Creative Cloud and Nemetschek Vectorworks. Access to computers in the 936 CAD Lab is restricted to students taking certain classes in theatre design and technology.
Students enrolled in the following Fall 2021 classes have remote access to the 936 Genesee CAD Lab: