Accounts and Access

Who can use the Genlabs?

  • All active Western students have accounts to use the Genlabs. Faculty who instruct in the labs may need to synchronize their passwords to gain current access.

How do I logon to a Genlabs workstation?

  • Enter your Western email account name in the Name: field
    Enter your Western email password in the Password field
    Make sure the 'Log on to' field says UWO

How do I log off a Genlabs workstation?

  • Click on the Start button
    Choose logoff;
    Click Yes to acknowledge that you really do want to log off

How do I get an instructor account?

  • All Western staff and faculty have accounts which can access the Genlabs system.  The userid is the same as your Western email userid.  You may have to synchronize your password before you can log onto a Genlabs system.  A new instructor may obtain an orientation session to the labs by contacting the Genlabs System Administrator at

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