Engineering Information Technology Services


Remote Apps

  • A service available to members of the Faculty of Engineering. It allows users to run lab software remotely on their personal computer.

Microsoft Imagine

  • A program (formerly known as DreamSpark) that enables members of the Faculty of Engineering to access and download Microsoft software design and development tools at no charge. The authentication is with your uoAccess identity.

VMware Academic Program

  • Available to members of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and to students who are taking EECS courses.
  • Provides access to cutting-edge virtualization technology and resources in teaching and research.

Computer labs and study areas

Public lab in SITE

Access to computer labs

All computer labs are accessible to students, professors, and employees of the Faculty of Engineering.

To use our computer labs, enter your credentials as follows:

  • Username: Your uoAccess identity, ie. The short name in front of your '' address (for example jdoe123) or your full uOttawa email address (e.g.
  • Password: Your uoAccess password. To create or reset your password, use the password management tool. You can also call the central Service Desk at 613-562-5800 ext. 6555. For any other problems with access to computers in the Faculty of Engineering, you can go to our Service Desk at STE 2002.

Lab in Colonel By

Computer labs

  • Available to all Faculty of Engineering students
  • Hours: open daily from 6 a.m. to midnight.
  • Rooms: STE 0110, CBY B102 and CBY B105

Instrumentation labs

  • Available to students who are taking EECS courses with lab components that require special equipment.
  • Rooms: STE 2061, CBY B109C, CBY B302, CBY B402 and CBY B519.

Graduate labs

  • Available to Faculty of Engineering graduate students (as a computer lab and workspace area)
  • Room: STE 2051
  • To access the room: A magnetic card is required. It can be obtained from the administrative office in room STE 5105. A deposit of $ 20 and the completion of WHMIS training are required.

teaching lab

Teaching labs

  • The teaching labs are classrooms equipped with computers and are used to teach computing lab sections. Access is restricted to students who are registered to these courses. A professor or teaching assistant is responsible for the opening of these rooms.
  • Rooms: STE 0130, STE 0131, STE 2052, STE 2060 and CBY B02.

lab study areas

Study areas

  • Available to all Faculty of Engineering students.

Individual work area:

  • A silent area.
  • Furnished with individual cubicles. Each cubicle can accommodate laptop users with a power outlet and a 22" monitor.
  • Room: CBY C010.

Group work areas:

  • These are moderate silence areas. Priority is given to groups of 3 or more students.
  • Furnished with collaborative work tables, equipped with a Faculty of Engineering lab PC and monitor. The monitor can also be connected to laptops via HDMI or VGA cables.
  • Rooms: CBY B109D and CBY C08.

Contact us

STE 2002 (map)
800 King Edward Ave.
Ottawa ON Canada
K1N 6N5

Monday to Friday : 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: closed

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