help

Visitor Resources

If you read these instructions as a printout please go to http://help.nceas.ucsb.edu/visitors to follow the links.

How can I connect to the NCEAS network and the Internet?

Ethernet: Plug in a cable, most computers will auto-configure the network setttings using dhcp.
Wireless (Wifi): Follow the instructions here: How to connect to the NCEAS wireless network ?

How can I print?

How can I send email when I am at NCEAS?

Sending email from the NCEAS network should work without any changes to your email client. However, some institutions will require the use of webmail or a VPN to send mail from a remote network.

Does NCEAS have any computers I can use?

Yes.

* Located in our [Vislab](computer_lab.md) and the two [Breakout Rooms (327 & 306)](/NCEAS/help/conference_rooms.html) are several shared computers that are hooked up to the Internet and available for your use. These Windows and Apple computers feature a broad array of Internet, Office, Graphics, and Scientific/Analytical application software. If you cannot locate the package that you need, please ask one of the computing support staff for assistance.
* We also have available a limited number Windows and Mac laptops that can be loaned out for computing during a workshop.

How can I teleconference into a working group meeting?

* For [ Audio Conferencing](/NCEAS/help/audio_conferencing.html), ask our support staff to set up a conferencing phone.
* For [ Video conferencing](https://goo.gl/S5Th7W ), we can provide upon advanced request equipment for video teleconferencing (Zoom, GotoMeeting). Please contact [help@nceas.ucsb.edu](help@nceas.ucsb.edu) or see Thomas Hetmank Room 333.