Network connectivity, Wireless, File Storage, VPN

Connecting your computer to the network

Most rooms in Franz Hall have at least 2 network connections in them.  If you find that the connections are not working or would like more, please submit a helpdesk request.  

Psychology users are part of the Life Sciences network, which strives to be open and secure at the same time.  The network is periodically scanned for possible security compromises which if found, may result in restricted network access on certain ports.  Please read more about Life Sciences policy on this issue on their security page.

Wireless access is available in most conference rooms and large classrooms.  If you discover an area of Franz Hall that does not have wireless access and should, please submit a helpdesk request.

Data File Storage

Users have many options for file storage and sharing.  Use the chart below to help decide what kind of storage will best meet your needs.

Name Who can use it Where is it hosted Primary/Intended use Preferred Method of connection
Phoebe (SAN) Faculty/Staff Life Sciences Computing Permanent space for typical business related files.  May be shared with other department members.  Backed up daily. CIFS
CCLE Faculty/Staff   Course materials, images, readings, presentations, discussions, etc. Web browser
Box   IT Services Data use agreement Web browser or Box Sync
Google Drive    IT Services Date use agreement Web browser


If you need to access a departmental server or system from off-campus you need to use a VPN (Virtual Private Network) client

Faculty members who need to collaborate with people who are not eligible for the UCLA VPN may request Life Sciences VPN access.  Please submit a helpdesk request so that we can coordinate access for you.