Computer Labs

Note: For the Spring 2021 semester, the computer labs listed below are available for students to use as study spaces anytime there is not a class scheduled in the lab. Labs are unlocked each day from 7:30am – Midnight. Computers are socially-distanced, and cleaning supplies  are available to wipe down your workstation before/after use. 

BRK 413, HRB 111, HSB 109, PAC 493, UHB 2000, UHB 2025, UHB 2028, UHB 2030, WUIS 12

Laptops, microphones, and webcams are available for checkout in the Media Lab (lower level of Brookens Library).

 

UIS students, faculty, and staff have access to state-of-the-art computing facilities, including our open access computer lab in the University Hall Building [UHB 2000] and the Media Lab [BRK 180] on the first level of Brookens Library. The labs are available for use by all current UIS students, staff, faculty.

Please read the Guidelines for Using Computer Labs.

Printing

UIS students will be allotted $25.00 in printing funds per calendar year. The $25 credit will be added to the student’s Pharos printing account the first time his or her i-card is swiped at a Pharos print station. The $25 credit can only be used for printing services and cannot be used in other areas where i-card payment is accepted. The $25 credit account, which will be displayed at the Pharos station, is labeled UIS Technology Fee. Black and white prints are $.10 per page, and color prints are $.25 per page.

Wireless Printing

Wireless printing is available to any Pharos print station (in the Media Lab, library, UHB 2000, UHB 2025, UHB 2030, PAC 493, PAC concourse, HRB 112, HSB 109, VPA 54, LRH, Office of Disability Services). For Apple devices using AirPrint, your device must be connected to UISWiFi.

From an Apple device (iPhone, iPad, Mac, MacBook, etc):

  1. Choose AirPrint Pharos_Color_Stations to print to a color printer.
  2. Choose AirPrint Pharos_BW_Stations to print to a black/white printer.

General Access Computer Labs

Computers in both of the General Access Computer Labs are on a 4 year replacement cycle so that we have current equipment available for use.

UHB 2000 [19 workstations]

Univ. Hall, UHB 2030

This is a general access computer lab with 14 PCs with CD-RW/DVD drives, five Apple OS X based computers, and black/white and color laser printers.

Media Lab, BRK 180 [17 workstations]

Media Lab, BRK180

The Multimedia Lab in BRK 180 is a specialized lab of seventeen computer graphics, digital video and audio production. In addition to common software for word processing, spreadsheet, and presentations, you have a variety of computer hardware and software suited for developing almost every type of multimedia project. Equipment such as scanners, CD and DVD burners, digital slide scanners, analog/digital video converters, printers, and TV/DVD/VCR players are available for use. The lab contains a digital editing suite [or eSuite] for audio production, adding voice-overs, and capturing/mixing audio in a studio environment.

Here is a listing of the stations available in the lab:

  • 7 Intel iMacs
  • 1 Intel Mac Minis
  • 9 Dell Workstations

Hours for Media Lab, BRK 180

  • The Media Lab | BRK 180 follows the same availability as the walk-in hours for the Client Services Help Desk.

Teaching Computer Labs

Computers in the Teaching Computer Labs are on a 4 year replacement cycle so that we are able to provide current equipment to our users.

Students may also use UHB 2025, UHB 2028, UHB 2030, and BRK 141B as general access labs when classes or events are not scheduled in them.

HSB 109 [52 workstations]

HSB109

This large teaching computer lab is equipped with two projectors and two LCD screens, allowing students to see what is being projected from any seat. The instructor station has software installed to enable the instructor to view and control other PCs in the lab.

 

UHB 2025 [30 workstations]

Univ. Hall, UHB 2025

This classroom is equipped with 30 PCs with CD-RW/DVD drives, two network video projectors, interactive whiteboard, instructor podium with DVD/VCR player and document camera, and touch panel control system. A lecture capture system is permanently installed in this teaching lab (call 206-6000 to schedule a recording or for training). Black and white printing is available in this lab. The instructor station has software installed to enable the instructor to view and control other PCs in the lab.

UHB 2025 is available for student use when classes or events are not scheduled in the lab.

UHB 2028 [24workstations]

Univ. Hall, UHB 2028

This classroom is equipped with 24 PCs with CD-RW/DVD drives, instructor podium with DVD/VCR player and document camera, network video projector, interactive whiteboard, and touch panel control system. Black and white printing is available in this lab. The instructor station has software installed to enable the instructor to view and control other PCs in the lab.

UHB 2028 is available for student use when classes or events are not scheduled in the lab.

UHB 2030 [50 workstations]

Univ. Hall, UHB 2030

One of our two large teaching labs, UHB2030 has 50 student stations and an instructor podium with a DVD/VCR player, document camera, 2 network video projector and touch panel control system. Printing is available through the print stations in UHB2000. The instructor station has software installed to enable the instructor to view and control other PCs in the lab.

UHB 2030 is available for student use when classes or events are not scheduled in the lab.

BRK 141B [22 workstations]

Brookens 141B

This computer lab has 22 iMacs that run both the Mac OS and Windows. This lab is also outfitted with scanners, DVD/VHS combo decks with a digital video converter, and specialized software for multimedia development. This lab is used as a teaching and training lab. The instructor station has software installed to enable the instructor to view and control other PCs in the lab.

BRK 141B is available for student use when classes or events are not scheduled in the lab.

BRK 413 [24 workstations]

BRK413 Teaching Computer Lab

This computer lab is used as a teaching and training lab. The lab houses 24 PCs with CD-RW/DVD drives a B&W laser printer, video projector. The instructor station has software installed to enable the instructor to view and control other PCs in the lab.

PAC 493 [29 workstations]

PAC493 Teaching Computer Lab

This lab is used mainly for lectures and software training. It houses an instructor station, video projector, sound system, DVD/VCR player, 29 PCs with CD-RW/DVD drives and a B&W laser printer. The instructor station has software installed to enable the instructor to view and control other PCs in the lab.

HRB 111 [35 workstations]

HRB 111

Used mainly for lectures and software training, this lab houses PCs with CD-RW/DVD drives, instructor podium with a DVD/VCR player, video projector, interactive whiteboard and a B&W laser printer. The instructor station has software installed to enable the instructor to view and control other PCs in the lab.

VPA 54 [20 workstations]

VPA 54

This teaching computer lab is outfitted with iMacs, scanners, advanced graphics application, and improved large-scale printing capabilities. In addition these Macs have the ability to boot into the Windows 7.

WUIS 12 [30 workstations]

WUIS 12

Used mainly for lectures and software training, this lab houses PCs with CD-RW/DVD drives, instructor podium with a VCR player, video projector. The instructor station has software installed to enable the instructor to view and control other PCs in the lab.