Lab Rules

Rules and expected behaviour across all SoCS Labs:

• These facilities are provided by the School of Computer Science. Access is only given to SoCS students, and should not be given to anyone else.

• Unless prearranged with SoCSTech, machines should only be used for educational purposes – gaming is prohibited.

• Disruptive behaviour will not be tolerated, quiet working should always be maintained.

• If audio is required, you must wear headphones.

Absolutely no food or drink is to be consumed in the labs, this also applies to food and drinks with lids.

• Respect your environment – labs should be left tidy ready for the next set of students to use. Please tuck in your chair when you leave the desk.

• Staff and/or demonstrators may ask you to leave if you are not part of a timetabled event. If asked, please leave in an orderly fashion.

• Between 18:00 and 08:00 ensure you are aware of and adhere to lone working policy (, and sign the Lone Working Register in INB Lobby (next to the double automatic doors).

• Check the digital signage next to the door to the labs before you enter. If the lab is in maintenance, do not enter.