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The goal of computing support within the Biological and Ecological Engineering Department is to provide robust access to computing resources within the department and across campus. Computing resources are provided at three levels; within the department with the department computer administrator (DCA), at the College of Engineering, through OSU computing support. If you are having problems with your computer or network connection, you should look through the frequently asked questions below, OSU's computer help documents, or go to College of Engineering IT . If you don't see the answer to your problem, you can contact BEE computer support for assistance.
Any computer that is connected to the departmental network is required to conform to certain standards. These standards reflect needs for security, access, and any computer that does not conform to these standards will be disconnected from the network.
All standard BEE computers are accessed via users ONID accounts. Most are able to take the ONID username without prefix or postfix. But ONID\username or firstname.lastname@example.org should work as well. If you cannot log into a system, check with the DCA as BEE users must be added to certain user groups for access to the systems as well as the printers and you may have been missed.
BEE students have shared drive space that they can map to their PCs that also appears on Engineering lab computers and accessible via Citrix. More information is at Engineering File Sharing. Faculty, staff, and grad students have file space at \\pandora.bee.oregonstate.edu\User\username. This link will appear on a short cut called “Pandora File Share” when you log into BEE windows systems. Space is limited here so be conscientious of that when using this space. Finally, there is Box which has unlimited space and available to all students, faculty and staff. You can learn more about Box here.
You can create a personal web page on your Engineering file share. To do this, see the College of Engineering support pages at computing.
When you log onto a BEE computer, you should have access to nearby printers. Other printers can be added through the bee-print-srv.bee.oregonstate.edu print server. The DCA can help with this. You can also add the printers to your personal laptops via the print server if you are a BEE student, faculty, or staff member.
You will not be able to install software on a BEE computer without authorization of the BEE network administrator. If you have legitimate need for the software on that system, contact Randy Thorp to install the software.
Student access to the BEE Color Laser Printer is available via the “Guest” computer in Gilmore 116. There is a charge of $.10 a page for personal printing.access to the BEE Color Laser Printer is available if authorized by your faculty advisor. An authorization form is available.
The Large Format printer can be used for the creation of posters for professional presentations. It is accessible through the "Guest" computer located in 116 Gilmore Hall.
Students requesting that the BEE Office print their poster must follow these instructions:
BEE maintains mailing lists for students and faculty. Undergraduate Students: the mailing list for Ecological Engineering pre- and pro-school students is maintained automatically by registration records. The mailing lists are: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Graduate Students: To subscribe yourself to the graduate student list, go to https://secure.engr.oregonstate.edu/mailman/listinfo/bee-grad. You may only use an ONID or ENGR email address for this list. To send mail to the list of subscribed BEE graduate students, send mail to: bee-grad@ENGR.ORST.EDU.
Instructions on accessing OSU's Wireless Network are available.
For College of Engineering network support, contact: email@example.com.