Welcome to the SSC Sociology After Hours.

This is a new service that we have begun testing to allow Sociology Graduate Students exclusive remote desktop access to their lab.

Please send your comments, suggestions and questions to remote@ssc.ucla.edu.

Remote Desktop Hours:

Priority is given to scheduled classes in the Sociology lab. Always check the lab schedule before connecting.

The Soc Lab remote hours are as follows:

9pm-6am Daily

At 6am, a warning will appear and log you off after 10 minutes.

What is Remote Desktop?

If you are unfamiliar with Remote Desktop, there is a FAQ available.

How to Connect:

1. You must have a current SSC lab account.

2. If you are off campus you will need to download and install Bruin OnLine’s VPN Client. Download the VPN client and follow the instructions to run the VPN client.

3. Open the Remote Desktop Connection Software. If you are unfamiliar with Remote Desktop, there is a FAQ available.

4. Find an available machine from the following link:

Soc A37

Log in with your SSC Labs account.
Please login by typing: SSCLABS\username

Just click on the available machine and run the download ( OR Enter the full machine name, from the list of machines, into your Remote Desktop Client. For exmaple: J##.labs.ss.ucla.edu )

If you are using a Mac, you can downoad the Remote Desktop Connection software from the links below.


UCLA VPN Client: Bruin OnLine’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) Service

Remote Desktop software

Warning! Please Read:

Note that disconnected and idle sessions will be ended after 15 minutes.

The machines are set to reboot at 7am to prepare for normal business hours. You will be warned and given 10 minutes to save your work.

As with any software you install on your computer please be sure to have a current backup before you proceed and be warned that you proceed at your own risk!