Computer Resources

SEFS IT Announcements

Recent News

The SEFS IT department blog can be checked when local network services are down. You may bookmark the blog website or subsribe to it, to find information about network outages when other resources are unavailable.
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Policies & Rules

The School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
Computing Policy
Computing Policy Additions

University of Washington Links
Information Policies, Standards and Guidelines
Risk Advisories and Best Practices
Security and Privacy Online Training

Computer Labs

Bloedel 156 "drop-in" Lab

Bloedel 156 is a "drop in" computer lab for general student use. Normal hours of operation are weekdays from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Printing services are available via Dawg Prints, and print-outs can be retrieved in Blodel 253. There is also a graphics printer capable of printing posters up to 44” wide and any length. Please review the instructions for printing posters before submitting requests for poster printing. There is a two work day lead time requirement on all poster requests.

Student may also use the Gibson Virtual Desktops from home or elsewhere over the Internet. The VMWare Client will need to be installed on the student's personal computer. Refer to the "How do I connect?" section of the FAQ.

Bloedel 261 Teaching Lab
Bloedel 261 is a teaching lab, intended for classes that involve computer related research and learning. For information on scheduling classes in 261 please refer to the schedule posted outside the door.
Other University Computer Labs
Use UW SpaceScout to find computer labs and study spaces anywhere on the UW main campus:

SEFS Network

SEFS Network Login
CFR NetIDs and Passwords
Change Your CFR NetID Password

Additional Network Information

Gibson Virtual Desktops FAQ
Websites at SEFS
UW online storage using U Drive (connect using UW NetID)
Connecting non-SEFS Computers
Information for Mac Users
Portal.SEFS Virtual Private Network (VPN) Setup
Working with Portal.SEFS in Windows
Working with Portal.SEFS in OS X


Printing from PCs
Printing to the Xerox Multi-Function Copiers (PC)
Printing to the Xerox Multi-Function Copiers (Macintosh)
Printing to the Xerox Multi-Function Copiers from non-SEFS Computers
Poster Printing

SEFS Technical Services Contacts

SEFS Help Desk

The fastest response to all your computing questions.

SEFS Web Site Help

107G Anderson

Office: 206-685-4959
E-mail or call for web site and database support issues.

SEFS Computer Lab

Drop-In Computing Lab
156 Bloedel
Open Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

David Guenther

Network Administrator
178A Bloedel

Office: 206-543-5210
Cell: 206-681-8550
Fax: 206-685-0790

Shane Krause

Systems Administrator
156A Bloedel

Office: 206-616-5414
Cell: 206-718-6341
Fax: 206-685-0790

Marc Morrison

Director, SEFS Technical Services
107E Anderson

Office: 206-685-7239