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Computer Lab Standards and Reservations

Standard Applications, Hardware, and Access

Standard Software

All Windows computer labs have the following software applications installed:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud:
    • Adobe Acrobat DC Pro
    • Adobe Bridge - Creative Cloud 2019
    • Adobe Dreamweaver - Creative Cloud 2019
    • Adobe Lightroom Classic - Creative Cloud
    • Adobe Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere - Creative Cloud 2019
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Audacity
  • Chemdraw
  • Cisco AMP
  • FileZilla (FTP client)
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Mathematica
  • Microsoft Office 2019 (Access, Excel [with MegaStat and Solver], OneNote, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word)
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Notepad ++
  • OpenJava Runtime
  • Papercut
  • Panopto
  • Putty - SSH Client
  • SPSS
  • VLC
  • VMware View Client
  • Windows Media Player

All Mac computer labs have the following applications installed:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud:
    • Adobe Acrobat DC
    • Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom Classic, Photoshop - Creative Cloud 2019
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Audacity
  • Cisco AMP
  • Firefox
  • GarageBand
  • Google Chrome
  • iMovie
  • iWork (Keyone, Pages, Numbers)
  • iTunes
  • Mathematica
  • Microsoft Office 2019 (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Panopto Recorder
  • Papercut (PCClient)
  • Photos
  • Preview
  • QuickTime Player
  • Safari
  • SPSS
  • VLC
  • VMware Horizon View

Additional applications may be available in specific labs. Consult with your professor regarding availability and location if specialized software is required for classwork.

Standard Hardware

All computers have USB ports (typically on the front or side) for USB drives.

Network Access

All computers require a Butler username and password for login. Once logged in, your BUfiles will be connected as drive H:\ (Windows) or on your dock (Mac).

On Windows computers, there is a shortcut on the desktop to connect to the "Courses" directory, where some faculty store course-related material for your use.

Reserve Computer Labs

Computer labs are reserved through Registration and Records.

View Schedules Online

Computer lab and classroom schedules can be viewed through EMS online (Event Management System - scheduling for rooms). Reservation requests for rooms other than computer labs can be submitted to University Events via EMS. 

For instructions on accessing EMS, click here. For more information on booking events, contact University Events

List of Labs and Hours

For a list of available computer labs and hours, click here