scswest flag graphicOTS Student Computing Services (SCS) has long served the university community from our facilities on the East side of campus (CK 34-36). But starting Spring 2014, we now offer many* of the same helpful tools and services at our new westerly location in Towson Run, Room 123.


SCS West is open Monday-Friday from 11:00 AM until 2:00 AM during the fall and spring semesters. For a complete list of SCS hours of operation, click HOURS on the left.


SCS West includes:


The SCS Computer Mini Lab
offers hardware, software, and work space to all students, regardless of major, on a walk-in basis. Although configured to support independent work, the lab is staffed by a team of friendly students capable of orienting users to lab operations and answering general questions.

Available software includes Microsoft Office, Adobe CC Master Collection, and . And, there is a WEPA kiosk for printing just outside the lab.


The SCS Service Desk Express

 provides technical support and troubleshooting assistance to students experiencing problems with their computers or with accessing TU computing services. We can also offer advice on how to best accomplish particular computing tasks and offers several modes of support:

  • email. . . . . . .
  • telephone. . . 410-704-5151 (Options 2,1,3) 
  • walk-up. . . . . Towson Run, Room 123
  • website . . . .
  • TechHelp. . . 

*There are a few software titles that are not avaialble in SCS West due to licensing restrictions and anticipated demand. For access to these titles, clients should visit SCS in Cook Library:

Apple Final Cut Pro
Apple Logic Pro
AVID Media Composter
AVID Pro Tools
AVID Sibelius
Cockos Reaper
TechSmith Camtasia for Mac

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