Computer Labs and Student Technology and Study Services: Denton Campus


COVID-19 Update: Effective Monday, May 18th, 2020 the Blagg-Huey Library's computer/printer/study areas will be open Monday-Friday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

​Blagg-Huey Library

  • The library has about 300 outlets around the building that are available for students to plug into.  They have added about 200 in 2013-2015.  They have added receptacles for multiple plugs so in some situations there are enough outlets for 4 devices to be plugged in at one time.

  • In addition to the primary computer lab on the first floor, there are computers on all floors of the library, 5-10, depending on the floor.

  • 2 mobile charging stations are available on the first floor.

  • Laptops, Chromebooks and headphones are available for checkout from the circulation desk.

  • Mini-din Android adapters, iphone 4, and iPhone 5/6 adaptors are available for four hour checkout.

  • 1 UbiDuo communication device is available for checkout.

  • 25 study rooms available to be booked in Denton. To reserve a room, navigate here.

Computer labs are currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. Updated lab hours will be posted as soon as restrictions are lifted.

Computer Classrooms

Computer classrooms are available only to students enrolled in scheduled classes. Computer Classrooms are found in the following locations:

  • ACT 503

  • ACT 603

  • ART 106

  • ART 301
  • ASB 105
  • ASB 211
  • CFO 101
  • CFO 103
  • CFO 104
  • CFO 105
  • CFO 129
  • MCL 309
  • MCL 311
  • MCL 411
  • OMB 401
  • PH 104
  • PH 105

Campus Computer Labs

All PCs on campus have Microsoft Office 2016, Adobe Acrobat DC, Blackboard Collaborate, IBM SPSS Statistics, Respondus Lockdown Browser(testing software), Symantec Endpoint Protection, VLC Media Player, and Alertus Desktop Alert for campus wide emergency notification. Refer to the campus map for building abbreviations and locations.

General Use Labs

The Megalab (MCL 201) has 85 computers. In addition to the standard Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software, it has 10 stations with Nutritionist Pro, NDSR, NVIVO, and Computrition Hospitality Suite. Available resources include 4 duplex (two-sided) black & white printers, one scanner/copier, and BYOD printing (on Printer D).  There is also a color printer in the computer area. Color printing costs $0.40 per page. Visa, MasterCard and Discover are accepted. Fall/Spring Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 7am-9pm, Friday 7am-5pm Summer Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7am-5pm

Blagg-Huey Library (BHL 1st Floor) has 65 PCs with the standard package of Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software. Stations #17-21 also have MySQL Workbench, Nutritionist Pro, NDSR, NVIVO, and Computrition Hospitality Suite. Two of the stations are dedicated to scanning. There are 2 two-sided black and white printers. BYOD printing is available for printers A & B. There is also a color printer in the computer area. Color printing costs $0.40 per page. Visa, MasterCard and Discover are accepted. Hours of Operation: http://libguides.twu.edu/calendars

 

Blagg-Huey Library (BHL 2nd Floor) has 8 PCs with the standard package of Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software.

Blagg-Huey Library (BHL 3rd Floor) has 7 PCs with the standard package of Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software. 5 PCs also have MySQL Workbench and Adobe Creative Cloud. There are also 3 Apple computers that contain Adobe Creative Cloud 2019.

ASB 107 has 40 PCs with the standard package of Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software. There are also 2 two-sided black and white printers. Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7am-9pm (with TWU ID card)

HDB/Woodcock Hall 107 has 6 PCs with the standard package of Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software. There is also a two-sided black and white printer. BYOD printing is available at this location. Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7:30am-9pm

Student Union at Hubbard Hall has 8 PCs with the standard package of Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software. There are also 8 BYOD stations and a two-sided black and white printer. Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 6am-Midnight, Friday-Sunday 6am-10pm

Departmental Labs

(check with Department for availability)

ART 106 has 17 Apple Computers. They contain 123D Design, 123D Make, Adobe Creative Cloud 2019, Arduino, Audacity, Carbide Create, Carbide Motion, Cura, Final Cut Pro, Fusion 360, GarageBand, MakerBot, Meshlab, Meshmixer, Sculptris, and SketchUp. It also has a two-sided black & white printer.

ART 303C has 3 Apple Computers. They contain 123D Design, 123D Make, Adobe Creative Cloud 2019, Audacity, and SketchUp. It also has a two-sided black & white printer.

ASSC 365 (SLRC) has 19 PCs with Google Earth and Odyssey Student 5.1. 4 of the PCs contain SigmaPlot, Spartan Student, and ChemDraw. It also has a scanner and a two-sided black and white printer. Tutoring is also available. Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm

DGL 123 has 8 Apple Computers with GarageBand, Microsoft Office 2016 and Logic Pro X. In addition, there is a two-sided black & white printer.

GRB 334 has 8 PCs with the standard package of Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software.

MCL 307 (Math & Technology Success center) has 17 PCs with our Math/computer Science Software package, which includes: 7-Zip, Active Presenter, Anaconda, AnyLogic, Audacity, Jupyter Notebook and Spyder for Anaconda, Fritzing, GeoGebra, GIMP, Git, GSP,  HeidiSQL, Java Development Kit, LayOut, Logoism, Maple V, Matlab, MikeTeX, MySQL Workbench, NetLogo, Notepad++, OpenRefine, Oracle VM VirtualBox, Processing, PuTTY, PyMOL, Python, R, RStudio, SAS, SketchUp, Venism PLE, WinEdt 10, and WinSCP.   In addition, there is a two-sided black & white printer. Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5pm, Friday 8am-4pm

MCL 310 (Virtual Reality Lab) has 11 PCs with specialty software, 4 3D printers, and 2 docking stations for use with Raspberry Pi. It also has a two-sided black & white printer.

MUS 223 has 4 PCs and 4 Apple computers with Adobe Creative Cloud 2019, ARIA Player , Finale, Sibelius, and MuseScore. The Apple computers also have GarageBand, and PyWare 3D. It also has a two-sided black & white printer.

PH 116 has 4 PCs with the standard package of Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software. It also has a two-sided black & white printer.

PH 119 has 4 PCS with Adobe LiveCycle ES2 , APEAS, SAS 9.3, SAS Graph ODS Graphics Editor 9.3, and SAS IML Studio 3.4.

PH 123 has 6 PCs with Anybody 5.2, DTX, Kwon 3D XP, MatLab R2018a, and Visual Studio.

 

SH 105 Center for Research Design and Analysis has 12 PCs with GPower, NVIVO, NetSupport School, R, RStudio, and SAS.

 

Nvivo software installed:

ASB 105
ASB 211
BHL 1st Floor, stations 17-21
CFO 105
MCL Megalab-first 2 pods
MCL 309
MCL 311
SH 105

BYOD Charging Stations

BYOD charging stations are available at the following locations:
SU 2nd floor
MCL 2,4,5 and 7
Guinn Commons Lab

Commuter Lounge

There is a commuter lounge with two computers on the first floor of the Student Union.

eLounge

As an online or commuter student you may not be able to come on campus to find out about all the services that are available to you. That’s not a problem! We understand. Just meet us online in the eLounge, our virtual hang out, and we will bring the information to you. Can't join us for the live chats, watch the recording. Go to the "Events" tab at www.twu.edu/commuter to see the full eLounge schedule.

Pioneer Center for Student Excellence
Blagg-Huey Library, 2nd Floor

  • 3 Collaboration Stations with Clickshare, PC, and Apple TV

  • 4 general access computers

  • 13 laptops for use within the Center during workshops and programming

Housing Technology Services

All computer labs and technology assistance in residence halls are for TWU residential students.

  • Guinn Commons has 23 PCs with the standard package of Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software. There are also 10 BYOD stations, BYOD printing, and a collaboration room available. It also has a scanner station and a two-sided black & white printer.

  • Lowry Woods has 8 PCs with the standard package of Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software. It also has a two-sided black & white printer.

  • Parliament Village has 8 PCs with the standard package of Microsoft Office and SPSS Statistics software. It also has a two-sided black & white printer.

There are lounges in the Guinn/Stark Commons and Jones Hall first floor with hardwire and wifi connections for resident and guest use.

Kiosks

There are 10 Internet Kiosks on the Denton campus that can be used for web browsing and checking of email. They are located in the hallways of: ASSC 1st Floor, ASSC 2nd Floor, ACT 1st Floor, ASB 1st Floor, ASB 2nd Floor, CFO 2nd Floor, PH 1st Floor, and the Admissions building in the Bursar and SR areas.

Mobile Labs
Mobile labs contain multiple laptops available for use by specific departments. The laptops in these mobile labs include specialized software to serve the department’s needs. Some departments also allow students to check out these laptops to complete work off-campus using the specialized software included in each mobile lab.

  • Ann Stuart Science Complex (ASSC 262)

  • Dental Hygiene Clinic (MCL 714)

  • Math and Technology Success Center (MCL 307)

  • Pioneer Center for Student Excellence

STAR (Student Technology Assistants and Resources Program)

  • Training and education for productivity software packages, such as MS Office and the Adobe Suite.
  • Education and Training for TWU services, such as Canvas, Portal and Webmail.

  • Education on Online Safety and Awareness.

  • Troubleshooting and Support for hardware and software related issues.

  • Support and Assistance with mobile devices and phones.

To access support, Phone: (940) 898-4040 | E-mail: STAR@twu.edu

Student Union

  • Charging station in the Purple Lounge on the second floor of the Student Union
  • 1 Copy station on first floor

  • Cyber Lounge area with 8 desktop computers and 8 BYOD stations on first floor

  • Purple Lobby area in SU 2nd Floor – 6 wall outlets and 7 outlets on the furniture

Veteran and Military Student Center
TWU has a dedicated space for our military affiliated students. The Veteran and Military Student Center is located on the Denton Campus in Student Union at Hubbard Hall rooms 106 and 107. The center is managed by the office of Commuter Services and offers a quiet study space with computers, desks, and a campus phone, as well as a space to relax with a refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. The center is staffed Monday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. However, members of the Student Veterans Association can use the center outside of these times by calling the office of Commuter Services.

Wifi Access

There is Wi-Fi in the student center, all classroom buildings (except ULB),and  all on-campus dorms (except Grove Street). Outdoors there is coverage through the center of campus.

For additional support, contact the Technology Service Desk at 940-898-3971servicedesk@twu.edu, techchat.twu.edu, or submit a request through the Technology Service Catalog.

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