Policies and usage
Use of Computer Rooms
Important notice - access to PCs
We have now reopened some computer rooms on campuses with limited availability to meet University Covid-secure standards and social distancing guidelines.
Cleaning is a key part of Covid-19 control and everyone is asked to clean workstations, shared equipment and devices before and after use, including the desk, arm rests on chairs, keyboard and mouse and anything else you have touched.Do not spray liquids directly onto electrical and computer equipment.
User guidance for cleaning of shared workstations
Accessing computer rooms
Open to all members of the University
Access outside core hours is by University Card only
It is important that you do not allow unauthorised people to enter computer rooms (i.e. by holding the door open for them when you have used your card to gain access)
You must be prepared to identify yourself (with your University Card) to Security staff if necessary
Using the computers
Remember to clean PC equipment before and after use
Students and staff will need a valid University username and password to log into a computer
Remember to save data onto your OneDrive
Never save data onto the local computers Desktop or Documents and Downloads folders
Remember to log off when leaving the computer and take your personal belongings
Note: In line with the University’s environmental policy, if a PC is inactive for twenty minutes the machine will log out. If the PC is still inactive after ten minutes, the machine will hibernate.
Read the University's regulations governing the use of library and computer room facilities and services: