Twelve computer labs are available on campus for your courses and for independent access to printers and course-specific software. Each lab provides either Windows-only or Windows and Macintosh computers with multiple USB ports, and is fully compliant with CSU accessibility standards. An up-to-date list of the equipment currently available can be found in each facility.
Different labs offer different hardware and software setups, so bear this in mind when choosing a lab for class or event use. Once you have selected a lab, computer access requires only your HSU User Name and Password.
Faculty: It's important to test any specially-installed software you plan to use in the lab in that lab before you teach your class to ensure that everything is functioning as you expect. Contact Classroom Technology Services at (707) 826-3169 for more information on orientation and training.
Humboldt State University is committed to ensuring that all lab users have a positive and productive lab experience. This means:
Please do your part by leaving the working area clean and the computer in proper working order when you have completed your session.
During the summer, the labs operate the following restricted schedule:
All other Interdisciplinary Labs are closed until the beginning of the Fall semester.
The Pay-for-Print system has been deployed in HSU Interdisciplinary Computing Labs to address issues of waste and fairness. If you have problems with the Pay-for-Print system, you can request a refund.
Read more on accessibility requirements and HSU computer labs.
To reserve lab facilities for an on- or off-campus group or event, please follow the event scheduling guidelines.
Use your HSU User Name and Password to log on to lab computers.
Faculty should make plans early for the best facility and time selection.
To schedule an event in an ITS-managed lab for use by an on- or off-campus group, follow the room scheduling guidelines.
Once your facility has been confirmed, submit your software, license, installation instructions, and contact information to Information Technology Services by the following due dates:
Follow these scheduling tips to make sure everything is ready in good time for your classes.
If your course or event requires non-standard software, please follow the software request guidelines to order the software you need.
To address the issues of waste and fairness, HSU has introduced a Pay-for-Print system for all printed output from HSU computer labs. Students must now use their c-card funds to pay for all printouts in all computer labs across campus. If you experience problems with Pay-for-Print, you can request a refund.
Report any problems with lab equipment or software promptly using the Lab Problem Report form
Misuse of HSU computer lab facilities is a violation of one or more of the following regulations:
More details are available on the Lab Use Conditions web page.
Review the software acquisition policy before ordering nonstandard software for the labs.