Open Computer Lab | Fort Lauderdale Campus

The Open Computer Lab (Fort Lauderdale Campus) is located in the sixth floor of the Higher Education Complex (HEC) building, room 611.

This computer lab contains 30 Windows and Mac computers, as well as multiple printers. All the computers are connected to the campus network and have full access to the Internet.

This open lab is open to all FAU students, and allows them to complete class assignments, conduct research, and perform any other FAU-related academic work.

Hardware Available

The Open Computer Lab contains 2 scanners, 1 black and white laser printer, 1 color laser printer, 1 inkjet wide-format color printer, and 1 color plotter printer.

QTY. PC Type OS Memory Hard Drive Processor
20 Dell Precision T3400 Windows 7 4 GB 160 GB SATA 2.4 GHz Quad Core
10 iMac | Intel Snow Leopard 10.6 4 GB 320 GB SATA 2.66 GHz Core 2 Duo


Computer Lab Layout

Fort Lauderdale Open Computer Lab

Software Available

The following is a list of software packages available in the computer lab.

Windows Software Packages

 

Mac Software Packages

  • MS-Office 2010
    (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 & 6 Design Premium
    (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver)
  • Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 & 6 Production
    (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, Encore, After Effects)
  • Browsers: Internet Explorer, Safari, & FireFox
  • Maya 2012 & 2013
  • Archicad
  • AutoCad
  • ArcGIS
  • Sketchup 8
  • SPSS 20
  • Rhinoceros 4
  • Nuke & Unity
 
  • MS-Office 2011
    (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 & 6 Design Premium
    (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver)
  • Browsers: Safari & FireFox
  • Maya 2012 & 2013
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Nuke & Unity


Printing in the Fort Lauderdale Open Computer Lab

The Fort Lauderdale Open Computer Lab is equipped with a pay-for-print system.

The system requires a valid FAU student ID (Owl card), a faculty ID or a visitor's card.

The visitor's card can be purchased from a Cash-to-Card machine in HEC-607 (Student Activites Center), or on the first floor of Askew Tower for $1. Users can add money to their card as needed, using the cash-to-card machine.

 
Type of Printing Cost
8.5" x 11" - Black & White $0.05
8.5" x 11" - Color Laser $0.65
11" x 17" - Black & White $0.10
13" x 19" - Color Ink (Matte) $3.00
13" x 19" - Color Ink (Glossy) $3.00
36" x 24" - Plotter Color $5.00
36" x 48" - Plotter Color $10.00
36" x 72" - Plotter Color $15.00


Other Information

For more information about the Fort Lauderdale Campus computer Labs, please contact:

Joe Sher

Joe Sher
Academic Computer Labs Manager
Office: HEC-609
Phone: 954-762-5194
Lab: 954-762-5273
E-mail: jsher@fau.edu

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Hours of Operation
Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sunday CLOSED