Academic Computing Labs

Last updated: June 10, 2013

Use of Academic Computing Facilities

To provide an efficient, pleasant, and productive lab experience, users of the computer lab facilities expect to have:

  • an environment free of disruptive activity.
  • workstations that are working properly and not modified by previous use.
  • surroundings and workstations free from problems caused by food, beverages, and other damaging substances.

There are many policies that cover computing use at Claremont Graduate University. Some are introduced locally to help maintain a decent working environment for all users, others reflect federal, state, and/or local laws.  The Claremont Colleges Policy Regarding Appropriate Use of Campus Computing and Network Resources summarizes these policies. Other policies regarding CGU computing can be found at CGU Administrative Computing Policies. You can find the policy regarding pets here, and the policy regarding guest visitors here. Familiarity with and following these policies helps keep the CGU computing facilities in good working order and available for use by CGU students and staff.

For information about printing in the computer labs, please click here.

Location Quantity Operating System Processor Monitor Size Hours
ACB 118 Cafe 11  Windows  Intel Core i5 @ 2.9GHz  22" Mon - Sat: 8.30am to 12 midnight
Sunday: 8.30am to 12 midnight
4  Mac  Intel Core i5 @ 2.7GHz  21.5"
 ACB 118A 4  Windows  Intel Core i5 @ 2.9GHz  22"
 ACB 118D 4  Windows  Intel Core i5 @ 2.9GHz  22"
 ACB 122 4  Windows  Intel Core i5 @ 2.9GHz  22"
 ACB 124 4  Windows  Intel Core i5 @ 2.9GHz  22"
 ACB 126 24  Windows  Intel Core i5 @ 2.9GHz  22"
5  Mac  Intel Core2 Duo @ 2.66GHz  21.5"
 Harper 6 13  Mac  Intel Core i5 @ 2.7 GHz  21.5" Mon - Fri: 8.30am to 10pm
Saturday: 8.30am to 6pm
Sunday: closed
 Harper 8 5  Windows  Intel Core i5 @ 2.9GHz  22" Mon - Fri: 8.30am to 10pm
Saturday: 8.30am to 6pm
Sunday: closed
1  Mac  Intel Core i5 @ 2.7 GHz  21.5"
 Burkle 18 7  Windows  Intel Core i5 @ 2.9GHz  22" Mon - Sat: 8.30am to 10pm
Sunday: closed
1  Mac  Intel Core i5 @ 2.7 GHz  21.5"
 Student Apartments 5  Windows  Intel Core2 Duo @ 2.8GHz  19" Open 24/7, but requires a door code from the Housing Manager
 Math Lab 9  Windows  Intel Core i5 @ 3.33GHz  20" Hours and access are determined by the Math Department
 SPE Lab 3  Windows  Intel Core i5 @ 3.33GHz  20" Hours and access are determined by the School of Politics & Economics
2  Mac  Intel Core i5 @ 2.25GHz  21.5"
Art Lab 9  Mac  Intel Core2 Duo @ 2.66GHz  21.5" Hours and access are determined by the Art Department

All Labs Maintenance: 1am - 6am daily

Each PC has the Microsoft Office Suite, Internet access, and CD/DVD drive; other software packages are available.  You may also bring in your laptop and access the CGU network wirelessly from these and other labs.

For your own and your peers protection, you may not download or install software of the lab machines.  Personal files should be saved to USB drives or cloud based storage services (DropBox) only.

Available Software in all Labs
(except where noted)

Windows Computers Macs
7-Zip
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe CS5 (except for Math)
Adobe Reader
AMOS
ArcGIS
Cute PDF Writer
Eviews5
GIMP
GRE (only in ACB 126)
Microsoft Office
Mozilla FireFox
Python
QuickTime
SAS
SPSS
Stata
VLC Media Player

Adobe Acrobat
Adobe CS5
Mozilla FireFox
G*Power
GarageBand
iDVD
iMovie
Inspiration
InspireData
iPhoto
Kidspiration
LyX
Mathematica
Microsoft Office
R
SPSS
TeX
XQuartz

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