Computer Labs


There are twelve ITS Learning Technologies computer labs across campus. These lab spaces are used for scheduled UCSC classes, general drop-in/open-use for UCSC students, and summer conferences. Lab computers require logging on with an active CruzID & Gold password. Below are general categories and links to common services related to ITS Learning Technologies computer labs. Beyond the computer labs, there are also computer workstations and printing options available in the McHenry and Science & Engineering libraries

Lab Descriptions

Lab computer platforms include Macintosh, Windows, and Unix (Linux). Capacity in computer labs ranges from eight to 48 workstations, and locations are distributed throughout the UCSC campus. In some locations, computer labs are equipped with specialized instrutional technology equipment such as scanners or accessible access. Most labs are staffed with consultants.

See computer lab descriptions to learn more about:

  • Locations & maps
  • Layouts
  • Platforms
  • Hardware

Hours & Schedules

Computer labs are available to current UCSC students for drop-in use when classes are not in session. Labs are open 24 hours/day. Summer session lab hours are different from standard academic hours. Please view our Open Hours page for the most up to date information

Class schedules for the various computer labs are avalible here


All computer labs offer 2-sided B&W and Color laser printing through the campus WEPA cloud-printing service. Student accounts are automatically enabled to print, and charges are processed via their student portal (MyUCSC); no cash/print cards are needed. 


An extensive software library is maintained in all labs. Instructors may request specific software for course use. 

Reserve a Lab

Computer labs are available to reserve for UCSC courses and summer conferences and programs.