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Mafikeng IT Services for Students

Residences

Wifi

No Wifi is available in residences. Wifi coverage can be found in selected areas on campus.

Help in Residences

IT problems must be reported to the Residence warden if is a block or the whole residence and if it is individual rooms it must be reported to the IT Student Services at Building A1 room 130, Depending on the workload, it may take up to two working days for an IT technician to attend to the problem. In the case of a call-out the IT technician will contact the student to arrange a meeting. The student is requested to be present when the IT technician attends to his/her problem

Self Help

Students who may wish to configure WIFI with a self-service may visit: http://www.nwu.ac.za/it/sc/wifi   

Contact Us

Location: Room 130, Building A1

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 - 17:30 (Closed weekends and Public holidays)

Computer Rooms

Locations and Hours

Computer Room hours are subject to change.  The Computer Rooms are closed during university holidays when the campus is closed.  Hours will vary during semester breaks and will be posted at each Computer Room.

Resource Computer Rooms

Purpose: A resource computer room is a computer room available for use by all registered students for academic work. These computer rooms are not used for scheduled classes. A generic set of institutionally licensed software is installed.

Computer Room Location No. of PC's Availability
UG LAB
(reserved for undergraduate students ONLY)
A1-129 190 24 Hours
Monday - Sunday
Undergraduate Computer lab
(reserved for undergraduate students ONLY)
A1-132 83 24 Hours
Monday - Sunday
LAW/EDU PG Computer Room
(reserved for Law & EDU Postgraduate students ONLY)
A2-G02 31 24 Hours
Monday  - Sunday
ADM & COMM PG Computer Room
(reserved for ADM Postgraduate students ONLY)
A3-G35 17 24 Hours
Monday - Sunday
HSS PG Computer Room
(reserved for HSS Postgraduate students ONLY)
A3-G01 25 24 Hours
Monday - Sunday
FAST PG Computer Room
(reserved for FAST Postgraduate students ONLY)
A2-G02 16 24 Hours
Monday - Sunday

General Computer Rooms

Purpose: A general computer room is established primarily for teaching and learning purposes and is available for use by all faculties. Scheduled classes receive priority, and the general computer rooms are available for student to use when not booked. Although the generic set of institutionally licensed software may be installed, specialized software will be installed where proof of licensing is provided.

Computer Room Location No. of PC's Availability
A1-131 Building A1 21 07:45 – 17:00
A2-G53 Building A2 43 07:45 – 22:00
A1-G19 Building A1 181 07:45 – 22:00
A4-1036 Building A4 41 07:45 – 17:00
A7-LIB01 Building A7 48 07:45 – 22:00

Preference Computer Rooms

Purpose: A preference computer room is established within the faculty/department where the faculty/department may have made a substantial contribution in providing the facility. The faculty or department receives priority in booking the facility. Although the generic set of institutionally licensed software may be installed, specialised software will be installed where proof of licensing is provided.

Computer Room Location No. of PC's Availability
F1D-G27 Building F1D 69 07:45 – 17:00
A7-LIBUG Building A7 23 07:45 – 22:00
A7-LIBPG Building A7 12 07:45 – 22:00
A3-G76 Building A3 12 07:45 –16:30
A3-184 Building A3 4 07:45 – 17:00
A12-124 Building A12 20 07:45 17:00
B6-G14 Building A6 8 07:45 17:00

Dedicated Computer Rooms

Purpose: A dedicated computer room is established within the faculty/department and the faculty/department may have made a substantial contribution in providing the facility as well as maintaining the computer room. The computer room is available for the sole use of the faculty/department. The hardware and/or software in the computer room is unique and relevant for that faculty/department.

Computer Room Location No. of PC's Availability
A2-G51 (Reserved for Business Center) Building A2
21
Preference given to Classes
A3-G75 (Reserved for Staff Training) Building A3
22
Preference given to Classes
A4-1021(Reserved for Computer Science Department) Building A4
47
Preference given to Classes
A4-1022(Reserved for Physics Department) Building A4
41
Preference given to Classes
A4-1027(Reserved for Computer Science Department) Building A4
47
Preference given to Classes
A4-1028(Reserved for Nursing Department) Building A4
24
Preference given to Classes
A4-1066 (Reserved for Nursing Department) Building A4
11
Preference given to Classes
A5-Read A(Reserved for AGLE Students) Building A5
63
Preference given to Classes
A5-Read B(Reserved for AGLE Students) Building A5
59
Preference given to Classes
A9-G02(Reserved for Education Department) Building A9
10
Preference given to Classes
A9-G06(Reserved for Education Department) Building A9
30
Preference given to Classes
A9-G08(Reserved for Education Department) Building A9
34
Preference given to Classes
A12-G01A(Reserved for Computer Science Department) Building A12
40
Preference given to Classes
A12-G01B(Reserved for Computer Science Department) Building A12
40
Preference given to Classes
A12-G04(Reserved for Geography Department) Building A12
47
Preference given to Classes
A12-113(Reserved for Geography Department Building A12
26
Preference given to Classes
A12-123(Reserved for Geography Department Building A12
16
Preference given to Classes
F2-CARST A Building F2
8
Preference given to Classes
F2-CARST B Building F2
8
Preference given to Classes

02 April 2015