The Computer Science Department maintains its own computing facilities for its students and faculty. Electronic door locks control access to these computer rooms in the department. Access is controlled by the college identification card-swipe system. The department provides a Computer Science Lab with about 15 state of the art Windows and Mac computers for all CS majors/minors or any student taking a Computer Science course. CS Students can also request an account on a Unix system provided by the department. The Unix server is named "Zues" and students can store their personal files, assignments, etc. either on "Zues" or on multiple network attached storage provided by the College.
All the computers have internet access. Wireless internet access is available throughout Poisson Hall which houses the Computer Science Department.
Room 112, Poisson Hall
The department provides a Computer Science Lab with 12 state of the art desktops running 64 bits Windows 10 Operating System and a Mac computer for all CS majors/minors or any student taking a Computer Science course. These computers have all the software required for Computer Science courses. A Network color printer is available for use with all the computers. Students frequently print their assignments and reading material on this printer. This is the Computer Science major center where you will find most of the CS student hanging out or busy doing their assignments.
Students can also bring their personal laptop and work in the CS Lab over the college wireless network. The department provides much of the course related software to students at no cost for installation onto their personal computing platform.
CS Students can also request an account on a Linux server provided by the department. The Linux computer runs an Apache web server, PHP engine, MySQL database server and other course specific software for computer science courses. It also serve as a web based development platform. Students can store their personal files, assignments, etc. either on the Linux server or on multiple network attached storage provided by the College.
Room 108, Poisson Hall
Most of the Computer Science classes take place in this room. This is a classroom with 20 laptops, 2 blackboards, audio/video equipment and an overhead projector. The computers have the Windows 10 operating system and all the software required by students pre-installed. There is also a network printer in the room, which can be accessed from all the laptops in the room. Additionally the color network printer in Room 112 can be accessed by these laptops.
Classroom A, Poisson Hall
This Active Learning Lab/classroom is a state of the art classroom designed specifically for collaborative work. This exciting space features 5 active learning pods, 5 LCD TV screens, and 30 laptop computers. The computers have the Windows 10 operating system and all the software required by students pre-installed. There is also a printer in the room which can be accessed from all the computers in the room as well as through the Print Anywhere campus printing solution.