Student Computing Services

Student Computing Services (SCS) in the Office of Technology Services provides valuable technology resources for students of all majors and experience levels.

Having problems with your Wi-Fi?

Stop by one of our many October pop-up sessions. We'll troubleshoot any location-specific issues, make sure your settings are correctly configured and confirm you're properly connected to the network. No appointment needed—just bring your device and look for the gold Wi-Fi sign!

Monday, Oct. 4
Science Complex (outside of SC 3259): 1-5 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 5
Towson Run (TR 123): 1-4 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 6
Science Complex (outside of SC 3259): 2-5 p.m.

Thursday, Oct 7
West Village Commons (2nd Floor Lobby): 3-7 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 8
Science Complex (outside of SC 3259): 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, Oct. 12
Cook Library (main floor, elevator lobby): noon-2:45 p.m.
Science Complex (outside of SC 3259): 1-5 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 13 
West Village Commons (2nd Floor Lobby): 1-4 p.m.
Liberal Arts (Main entrance from TT Garage): 12:45-3:15 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 14
Science Complex (outside of SC 3259): 9 a.m.-noon
Cook Library (main floor, elevator lobby): 2:45-5:45 p.m.
 
Friday, Oct. 15
West Village Commons (2nd Floor Lobby): 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Liberal Arts (Main entrance from TT Garage): 1-4 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 18
Hawkins Hall (outside Au Bon Pain): 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 19
Van Bokkelen (1st-floor elevator lobby): noon-3 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 20
Hawkins Hall (outside Au Bon Pain): noon-3 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 21
Van Bokkelen (1st-floor elevator lobby): 1-4 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 26
Linthicum Hall (Lobby): 8:30 a.m.-noon
Center for the Arts (2nd floor): noon-3 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 28
Center for the Arts (2nd floor): 1-4 p.m.

 

Student working a computer in the SCS Lab

OTS Student Computing Services (SCS) is the university’s chief student technology support group. Our accommodating hours and modes of support underscore the OTS commitment to quality service. Our knowledgeable and friendly student staff stand ready to assist with any of our five integrated service areas.

Service Desk

The SCS Service Desk provides technical support to students experiencing login, laptop and mobile device problems. We also offer advice on how to best accomplish computing tasks. 

Modes of Support

  • Chat: Click Chat... in the lower right corner of any SCS webpage
  • Phone: 410-704-5151
  • Email:
  • Text Messaging: 410-324-7271
  • TechHelp: submit a service request
  • In-person: Cook Library 35, Towson Run 123, Science Complex 3250 (Hours)

Computer Lab

The SCS Computer Lab provides up-to-date Windows and Macintosh hardware and software applications on a walk-in basis. These elbow-friendly work spaces are available to all students, regardless of major. The lab also includes a wēpa cloud-based printing kiosk and a Service Desk for assistance.

ResNet Support

SCS ResNet Support provides network connection support to resident students for computing and television access. Professional service calls are dispatched to student rooms when problems cannot be resolved remotely.

Multimedia Equipment & Support

SCS Multimedia Support Services manages the SCS studios, multimedia equipment loansposter printing, 3D printing, Power Stations for high-performance applications, and consulting on basic media production. 

Studios

The three SCS Studios offer hardware, software and work spaces well suited to video and audio production for interested students from all disciplines, not just those focused on media production. With tools ranging from consumer-level to professional and assistance available , the studios are a great place for students to learn, develop production skills, practice presentations, and enhance their academic work with multimedia products.  

 

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