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Computer Labs

The IT Computer Labs are committed to assisting Hood College students in pursuit of their academic goals by providing state-of-the-art computer hardware and software.  These include Windows and Macintosh systems, laser printers (both color and B/W), DVD drives, a wide variety of up-to-date software, and high-speed connections to the Internet.  Access to these computers is available to all students, faculty, and staff of the College, but there may be specific restrictions or requirements for a particular lab. Use of these labs (and printers) for commercial purposes is prohibited.  You will need a Hood network ID and password to access these computers.

Location and Hours

Most labs are located in the academic quad (the front half of campus), although there is a lab in every on-campus resident hall.  Lab specific disciplines can be found on the Computer lab hardware page.

•  Open labs - no restrictions
  Apple lab   24 hours
Library & library reference areas library hours  
Whitaker commuter lab 24 hours

•  Limited labs - available if no lab class is in session
  Hodson 132, 136, 237   school hours
Library computer lab library hours  
Rosenstock 019, 219 school hours
Tatem 107 school hours

•  Restricted labs - available to students enrolled in discipline or living in dorm
  Coblentz, Memorial, Meyran, Smith, Shriner   24 hours
German House, Spanish House & Marx Center 24 hours
Hodson 009, 113, 121, 207, 209, 210, 213, 214, 315, 319 24 hours

•  Reserved labs - available by request
  Hodson laptop & iPad carts   school hours
Rosenstock 304 (Mac lab - video) school hours
Tatem 216 (digital photography) school hours

In addition to the physical locations, IT now offers a Virtual Computer Lab, available wherever you use your computer.  Currently, VCL is targeted only for specific classes with specialized software.  

Should you have any problems with the computers in any of these labs, please contact the EUC Help Desk at (301) 696-3622 or place a work order here.

Computer lab information