Computer Labs – Drop-In

Service Description

There are two Drop-in Student Computer Labs in the Discovery Commons area. These rooms are available Monday to Friday from 8am to 5 pm, whenever they are not booked for classes, exams or tests. These labs are equipped with laptops and internet access. The following computer labs are available for drop-in Student use:

• MSB 3281 (44 seats)
• MSB 3173 (20 seats)

In addition to these labs, there are also 8 computers in the Discovery Commons foyer which are available to students on a drop-in basis. The computers in the foyer as well as the lab in MSB 3173 are available to medical students 24/7 with their access card (except when 3173 is booked for a class or meeting).

The computers are running Windows 7, and have Microsoft Office Professional 2010 and a variety of browsers (IE9, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari) installed, along with a range of other educational software. See the Links below for a link to a page with more information on the software on these computers, and also a guideline on software installation on the computer lab computers on this site.

A printer is available for student use in the Discovery Commons foyer (MSB 3172). Students can print either from a computer lab laptop or wirelessly from their own laptop; either way, the job will not print until it is verified in person at the print release station next to the printer. Funds can be added to the card at any time using a “Cash to Card’ machine. Please go to the link provided below for locations.

Service Charges


There is no charge for room usage. There are charges for printing.


The price for printing is $0.10 per page, charged to a TCard.

Service Availability

Discovery Commons business hours. With authorized access the foyer computers are available 24/7

Supported Hours

Discovery Commons business hours. With authorized access, the foyer computers are available 24/7.

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