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If you are a CS instructor and would like an account please contact the system administrator.

If you are a CS student and need an account or a password reset please click here.

General information

  • tux.cs.unlv.edu is the homepage for the UNLV CS instructional lab, TBE B-361
  • Use the general purpose login server, bobby.cs.unlv.edu for remote logins
  • cardiac.cs.unlv.edu and java.cs.unlv.edu can also be used for remote logins; network & OS programmers must use cardiac
  • Please use a flash drive and/or cloud storage to back up your Linux and Windows files

UNLV CS lab and server information

  • To use the computers in TBE B-361 you must have an account
  • Accounts are automatically created for all students enrolled in CS courses at the beginning of the semester
  • UNLV Computer Science lab account application / password reset - use to reset your password and/or if you need a CS account but did not automatically get one (e.g. if you added a CS course after the beginning of the semester)
  • TBE B-361 has many computers that run Linux, but the front row runs both Linux and Windows (switching between Linux and Windows)
  • Be sure to log out of the systems in TBE B-361 when you are finished
  • Access - how to use your CS account in the TBE B-361 lab and remotely from your home or elsewhere
  • Changing password - how to change your CS password in Linux or Windows
  • Printing - how to print to the student printer, Ponderosa, in TBE B-361 and check your print quota
  • Sending email - how to send email from UNLV CS servers
  • Process control - how to find & terminate processes (for CS 370)
  • CS 135 lab manual
  • Lab instructors - current lab instructors and their schedules
  • System administrator - contact information for the system administrator
  • FAQ - frequently asked questions about labs and remote servers

Computing policies and rules

UNLV CS student resources

  • Syllabus information
  • submit script - frequently used for submitting assignments to instructors on UNLV CS servers
  • C++ syntax
  • C++ style
  • Testing and debugging - tips for developing test cases and debugging programs
  • Linux commands - reference and tutorials for useful Linux shell commands
  • Compilers - reference and tutorials for g++ and other compilers on the CS servers
  • Text editors - reference and tutorials for using common Linux text editors (vim, nano, emacs)
  • Academic misconduct - information about UNLV's Student Academic Misconduct Policy with a focus on how it relates to computer programming
  • Prospective student information - information regarding our program and lower level courses for current high school students, AP Computer Science students, transfer students, non-major students, returning students, and current students between semesters
  • Opportunities for students - work, research, and service opportunities and details about student organizations
  • Online judges - details and links to online systems used for programming contests and practice
  • VirtualBox - details on installing other operating systems within a virtual machine on Windows, macOS, or Linux
  • Microsoft Imagine (formerly DreamSpark / MSDN Academic Alliance) - free software design and development tools from Microsoft, only available for UNLV CS students. Includes various versions of Windows operating system, Visual Studio for Windows and Mac, SQL Server, Access, Project, Visio, and Azure.
  • Academic Success Center - free tutoring, coaching, and seminars
  • Disability Resource Center - accommodations for students who experience disabilities
  • Programmer traits (PDF)

UNLV CS wiki instructor user pages

Useful links

For instructors