Computer Resources

SEFS Technical Services Contacts


To submit a support request for the SEFS IT Help Desk, please 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 206.543.9505 or 205.543.7081.

Policies & Rules

The School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
Computing Policy
Computing Policy Additions

University of Washington Links
Information Policies, Standards and Guidelines
Risk Advisories and Best Practices
Security and Privacy Online Training

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

Student 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. 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 Network

SEFS Network Login
CFR NetIDs and Passwords
Change Your CFR NetID Password

Additional Network Information

Gibson Virtual Desktops FAQ
Websites at SEFS
Equipment Reservations at SEFS
UW online storage using U Drive (connect using UW NetID)
Connecting non-SEFS Computers
Information for Mac Users