Located on the third floor of the Goldfarb Centre for Fine Arts (328 GCFA), the Intersections Lab is a teaching facility with recent iMacs and a wide suite of media production software. There are 21 computers available to students and one computer for the instructor at the podium connected to the projector. (Due to COVID restrictions there are only 10 computers available to student and one computer for the instructor.)
Hours: The lab is open between 8am and 5pm on class days.
After hours access
Instructors and graduate students can coordinate with their departments to be given a door card to facilitate use of the lab after hours.
The door will automatically lock at 5pm. PLEASE DO NOT prop the door open as this creates a security risk to people using the lab and to the equipment inside.
The room is monitored by recorded security video.
If your personal security is at risk please call 911 from your personal phone or from the pay phone at the northwest corner of the corridor outside the lab.
If you notice vandalism or theft in the lab, please call York Security at 416 650-8000 ext. 58000.
Booking Intersections LabAll faculty and staff are invited to schedule courses in the Intersections Lab that can take advantage of its computers and software. Please contact your Departments Operations Manger to book the Intersections Lab.
If your course will require software not already installed (see list below), please include this in your booking request.
Software requests must be made a month in advance and include a funding source.
Trial software will be installed on the instructor station only.
Please report problems with the lab, including hardware or software issues, or difficulties logging in, to firstname.lastname@example.org using your YORK email address.
Students enrolled in classes held in the Intersections Lab will have had an account created automatically.
Please log in with your username, which will be your Passport York name and your password, which initially will be your York student number.
Software Installed Effective 2021/06/17
- Adobe Creative Cloud v2019
- Acrobat DC
- After Effects CC
- Character Animator
- Media Encoder
- Premiere Pro
- Premiere Rush
- Android Studio 4
- Audacity 3.3.0
- Blender 8
- Final Cut Pro 4.5
- HandBrake 2
- Max – 0.5
- MAXON 7.3
- Meshmixer 5.474
- Microsoft Office v365
- QLab – 5.4
- RenPy – 3.5.606
- Rhinoceros 5.3
- RICOH THETA 7.2
- Twine – 3.5
- Unity – 2.0f3
- Wonda VR 9.200
- Google Chrome
- Second Life
- Phoenix Firestorm
- FBX Converter
Every undergraduate student at York has access to OneDrive.
To access this storage, please point a browser to office.com
For more information, please refer to Microsoft’s OneDrive video training
Every undergraduate student at York has Google Apps including Google Drive.
To access this storage, please point a browser to http://drive.google.com
For more information, please refer to http://google.info.yorku.ca/
Local hard drive
You can temporarily store work on the hard drive of the workstation you are at. Look for a folder called “SAVE_WORK_HERE”.
Please note that this storage area is shared by all, so do not leave sensitive material there. Also, when the machine is serviced, this FOLDER WILL BE DELETED. Work saved anywhere else on the hard drive (including preferences and settings) will be deleted when you log out.
Always move your work to another storage location before logging out of the workstation.
If your course has been set up with server storage, you will be able to save files on Forerunner. This storage is ONLY AVAILABLE for the duration of your course and will be deleted before the next term.