Computer labs located on the Lawrence and Edwards campuses provide access to computers, software and systems.
The KU Libraries offers open lab space at many of their locations. You can find locations and hours on the KU Libraries website. Click on a library name for information about computer labs.
Computers and a multi-function printer are available in the Jayhawk Ink space on the 2nd floor of the Kansas Memorial Union. Check hours on the Kansas Union website.
Schools and Departments
Some schools and departments have computer lab spaces that are restricted to students enrolled with the school/department and some may be open to the KU community. Check with a particular school/department for details.
Public computing spaces are available in the Regents Center building “Hawks Nest” and in the BEST building east lobby. A 30-seat teaching lab in Regnier Hall 364, can be reserved by completing the Edwards Campus Computer Lab Reservation form.
Can't make it to a computer lab? Access many of the most popular programs in campus labs anytime and anywhere you have an Internet connection via KU’s Virtual Desktop.
Computer labs in Watson and Anschutz libraries are open and available to students, faculty and staff. Log in to computer workstations using your KU Online ID and password.
Computer labs in schools and departments may be open to all students, faculty or staff or may be restricted to individuals in that school/department. Check with the school/department for details.
Training and Tutorials —
Computer Lab Guidelines
- Do not save important information on lab computers. All information is erased when the computer reboots.
- Save data to a personal storage device or cloud service (such as your One Drive for Business account). If storage is absolutely needed on the computer you are working on, files can be saved on the U: drive, or Thawed Space. Files will remain there until the computer is imaged, or until deleted.
- Downloading of copyrighted material is prohibited, including games, music and movies. Installation of file sharing, or peer-to-peer (P2P) applications is prohibited. Staff members will ask you to leave if they are aware of network abuse.
- Viewing of sexually explicit material is prohibited, and you will be asked to leave the computer lab.
- Limit your computer use if you are not working on academic material during busy times. If there are people waiting to use computers, please be courteous to those who need to conduct school-related work.
- Personal files are your responsibility. The staff cannot be held responsible for files that do not open or print, or for disks or memory devices that do not work. If you seek assistance from a staff member to open or work with a file, that staff member assumes no responsibility for that disk or file. You should back-up your work regularly in multiple places. For assistance saving files, please ask a staff member. Staff members will not write letters or notes to professors if your files do not work.