Computer Resources

SEFS Technical Services Contacts


To submit a support request to SEFS IT, please log in to the SEFS helpdesk system at Once logged in with your UW NetID, click General Request to create a new request. You may also email or call (206) 616-7365.

SEFS Website Help

For general web maintenance or database support issues, email For urgent needs, such as reporting a website or page that is down, call (206) 543-7081.

Computer Labs

Anderson 116

Two computers are available for student use 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. There is also space for laptops.

Gibson Virtual Desktops

Students may 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. The lab contains 30 Gibson thin client workstations. For information on scheduling classes in 261 please contact
Other University Computer Labs
Use UW SpaceScout to find computer labs and study spaces anywhere on the UW main campus:

SEFS Websites

There are many websites on many platforms associated with SEFS. This includes web servers at SEFS as well as webspace on UW servers and hosted sites outside the UW. Please see our website information page for more information about creating and maintaining websites.


If you are having trouble printing using the SEFS PaperCut system, please try downloading this file, unzipping it, placing it on your desktop and running it.