Audiovisual Equipment

Information is available on the AV equipment provided in specific classrooms at, often with photos of the classroom as well. Some audiovisual equipment (laptops and projectors) can also be signed out from the computer lab in Hershey Hall.


Bruin Online

Bruin OnLine (BOL) is a collection of services that provides UCLA students, faculty, and staff with e-mail, web hosting services, and network connectivity, including wireless, free software and support. In order to use Bruin OnLine services, you must have a BOL account. For further information, see

Course Websites

For information on instructional websites, contact Kristin Hartman at,

Desktop Support

Contact the Life Sciences Computing (LSC) helpdesk at x51000 to request service or report problems.

E-Mail Accounts

As a UCLA faculty, student or staff member you can open a Bruin-On-Line email account; see Bruin Online information listed above. As a member of MCDB, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Physiological Science or LSSA, you may be authorized to open a Life Sciences e-mail account. Any valid Life Sciences user is authorized for an e-mail account. If you have any questions as to the validity of a Life Sciences user, please contact the Helpdesk at 310-825-1000 or for clarification, or go to the Life Science Computing web site at

Help Desk

The Help Desk can be reached at 310-825-1000 or

Web Sites

For creation, design and maintenance of departmental web sites for instructional, research and administrative information, see Grant Alkin in LS 2307 (


Life Sciences Computing (LSC) manages the infrastructure (i.e., access, upgrades, security) of the Life Sciences network as well as many centralized, shared resources including departmental email servers, remote computing access, Internet connectivity, numerous file and application servers, and the main administrative web server. In short, LSC supports everything “behind the wall” that user workstations connect to. LSC also manages the Helpdesk, which acts as a single point of contact for all users. If you require any computer related services within the Life Sciences Computing network, please contact the HelpDesk at 310-825-1000 or at

Telephone / Email Directory

UCLA campus online directory information:
Departmental faculty and staff information can be found at the following web sites:

The online LSSA Staff Directory is at