The Center for Social Science Computation and Research

April 3, 2020

Notice: Service Changes for CSSCR Remote Desktops

CSSCR Users, About two years ago, the University of Washington instituted new rules around Windows Remote Desktop access to campus which required the use of a VPN to access these resources from off campus. CSSCR secured an exemption to this policy. Due to a changing security environment as well as out of interest in further…


March 9, 2020

CSSCR Response to Corona Virus Classroom Closures

During these last two weeks of Winter Quarter our classroom labs will be closed. We will be opening our drop-in computer labs for student use for as much of the time as staffing allows during the day but will be closed at 5pm rather than 9pm throughout the week. Our main office will also likely…


January 9, 2020

CSSCR Newsletter, Winter 2020

From the Director Welcome to the New Year 2020 and the new decade! Hope all enjoyed the long winter vacation and are moderately prepared for the new quarter! This is our Winter 2020 CSSCR announcement/newsletter. Below you will find our listing of workshops for the Winter quarter. As always, registration is open and free to…


December 18, 2019

CSSCR Winter Break Hours

For the period 12/16/19 to 1/3/2020 CSSCR has reduced hours and no drop-in consultants available. Our Main Office will be open M-F 9AM-12noon and 1PM-4PM but closed 12/24 and 12/31. The drop-in computer lab and access to classrooms will be available only when the Main Office is staffed. (Note: there may be some periodic short…


September 26, 2019

CSSCR Newsletter, Autumn 2019

From the Director Academic Year 2019-20 is upon us—welcome to and welcome back to campus and Autumn Quarter!  This is our Autumn 2019 CSSCR announcement/newsletter. Below you will find our listing of workshops for the quarter. As always, registration is open and free to anyone in the UW community. Please let your colleagues, staff, and…


August 24, 2019

Summer Break for CSSCR Consulting Office

Our CSSCR consultants will be on break starting Monday 8/26 and will return on Monday 9/9. During this time the main CSSCR office will be open and the drop-in computer lab will be available during our main office hours (9AM to 5PM M-F — closed from Noon to 1PM). Note there may be a need…


June 25, 2019

CSSCR Newsletter, Summer 2019

From the Director Welcome to the somewhat lazy days of summer!  This is our Summer 2019 CSSCR announcement/newsletter. Do make note we are in our limited hours mode for the summer quarter—basically we are 9AM to 5PM through the summer months.  Below you will find our listing of workshops for the quarter. As always, registration…


June 20, 2019

Summer Session Hours

CSSCR will start its Summer Session Hours on Monday June 24. The Drop-In Consultant Office will be open M-F from 9AM-5PM. The Main Office will be open M-F 9AM-12PM and 1PM-5PM CSSCR is closed on the weekends and all University holidays. CSSCR will be offering a limited number of summer workshops in July/August; the content…


March 29, 2019

CSSCR Newsletter, Spring 2019, Number I

From the Director Welcome back to spring and cherry blossoms!  This is our Spring 2019 CSSCR announcement/newsletter. Below you will find our listing of workshops for the quarter and some new data sources.  Do check out our new website http://csscr.washington.edu/ for updates and for any necessary changes in our workshop scheduling! As always, registration is…


February 7, 2019

[UPDATED] Winter 2019 Workshops Rescheduled

Update 13 Feb 2019: These events have been pushed back another week. All instructions still apply, if you have already registered you do not need to register a second time. To those registered to attend our Data Wrangling in R and Intermediate SPSS workshops this last Tuesday, we were unable to host these workshops due…


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