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Scott Laboratory, Computing Labs

SYSTEM STATUS - October 27, 2016

  • There are no reported outages at this time.


The student computing labs are for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering academic purposes. Most labs are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Students are provided with 50 GB of storage.  Snapshots are made every weekday of the home directories so students can restore or revert to previous versions of documents using the tools built into Windows 7.


All students are encouraged to read the OSU BuckeyeSecure and Safe Computing web sites.


Information Technology (IT) Staff Responsibilities


Leslie Southern, IT Manager - Oversees IT staff and operations; manages budgets, addresses administrative issues/problems.

Jerrod Kennedy, Senior Systems Manager - Primary architect and administrator for department network infrastructure, primary systems administrator for Windows server infrastructure, systems administrator for department storage system, primary contact for Active Directory.

Sean Russell, Systems Manager - Manages daily operation of the instructional computer labs, responsible for lab software image, printing subsystem, license servers for instructional software and anti-virus and security of instructional lab systems.

Kerry Morrison, Systems Manager - Manages day to day operations of desktop computing facilities for Faculty, Staff, and Graduate students.  Manages and meets compliance and reporting standards. Maintains IT asset documentation.  Works with other members of IT staff to implement and manage core IT infrastructure components such as SCCM and Active Directory.

For instructional lab problems, please report issues to the lab monitor, or contact any of the IT staff or email


For BuckID card access issues, please fill out a problem report form at the front desk in N350.