Knowledge Commons

  • Located on Marriott Library Level 2
  • Main service desk for research and technology assistance
  • Equipment and devices available for checkout
  • Printing, scanning, and software support
  • Laptop and mobile device configuration
  • Group study rooms and classroom support

Computer Labs

Mac and Windows computers are available in three open labs across campus.

Knowledge Commons

Marriott Library Level 2
Hours: See Marriott Library hours
Workstations: 236

Union

University Union basement
Hours: See University Union hours
Workstations: 68

Benchmark

Benchmark Plaza #820
Hours: Open to residents, 7am-midnight daily
Workstations: 32

Software

Icons for Photoshop, Illustrator, Minitab, Maya, SPSS, and SibeliusOur computers have over 150 software titles available for web and graphic design, media editing, statistical analysis, 3D modeling, and more.

You can access many of these applications remotely on your mobile device or home computer.

Students can get a personal copy of Adobe Creative CloudMicrosoft Office or Windows, or Office 365 (compatible with phones and tablets). Assistance is available at the Knowledge Commons desk.

Printing & Scanning

Standard black & white and color printing is available in all labs or from personal laptops. The Knowledge Commons also has 11"x17" printing and poster printing up to 42" wide on matte or semigloss paper. 

Flatbed scanners are available in all labs. In the Marriott Library you can find scanners for stacks of pages, books, film, microfilm, and large format items up to 36" wide.

Student Checkout Equipment

Lenovo ThinkPad, MacBook Pro, and iPad

Students can check out a variety of equipment from the Knowledge Commons desk. Request equipment for Fall 2020.

  • Laptops
  • Mobile hotspots
  • Audio and video cables
  • Calculators
  • Device chargers
  • DSLR and video cameras
  • Graphics tablets

Technology Assistance

Student receiving assistance at a computerStudent workers in our computer labs can assist with a variety of issues, including setting up mobile devices for UConnect and UMail, using the software in our labs, printing and scanning, and other technology questions.

Classrooms & Study Rooms

Mac teaching labWe support the computers and media equipment in the library's classrooms and study rooms. Many of the study rooms have an LCD monitor for connecting a laptop. Most are available on a first-come, first-served basis, with priority given to groups, while a few can be scheduled in advance.