Bookable Labs | Public Labs

Who can use the labs?

Arts-maintained public labs are intended for:

  • Arts students and students taking Arts courses that require the use of software or other resources not available in their home faculty.
  • Courtesy use by other members of the UW community is at the discretion of the Arts Computing Office.

Bookable labs

The following labs can be booked for use by the Faculty of Arts and closely affiliated programs and groups. 

  • Classes and exams have priority in these labs.
  • Use of the labs for purposes not related to teaching and learning is restricted to Faculty of Arts needs.
  • Bookings are handled through Arts classroom scheduling processes.

Note: The booking schedule for the following labs does not show bookings more than 3 months in the past, i.e. In July 2020, the earliest you can see bookings is April 2020.

Please request one-off room bookings for ECH 1205, ML 113, and PAS 1237 through your departmental administrator, who will complete the web request form on your behalf. Inquiries about non-Arts reservations for any lab must be requested by the web request form and will be need to be approved by the IT Director.

PAS-1237 (Open 24/7)

PAS-1237 Lab Resource

Available for general use unless booked for a class or event.

Number of Workstations 42 + 1 podium computer (Windows PCs)
Central Processing Unit (CPU) Intel Core i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Random Access Memory (RAM) 8 Gigabytes (GB)
Monitor Size 22"
Peripherals  Sound cards
Network Nexus\

ML-113

ML-113 Lab Resource

Only available for booking; general use is not permitted.

Number of Workstations

25 (Windows PCs)

Central Processing Unit (CPU) Intel i7-4790 w/HD4600 graphics
Random Access Memory (RAM) 8 Gigabytes (GB)
Monitor Size 24"
Peripherals  Sound cards, campus phone
Network

Nexus

ECH-1205

ECH-1205 Lab Resource

Only available for booking; general use is not permitted.

Number of Workstations

25 (Macs)

Central Processing Unit (CPU) Apple iMac, Mac Pro
Monitor Size 21.5"
Network Nexus

Non-bookable, public labs 

The following labs are open to the public 24/7.

AL Lobby

Number of Workstations

8 NUCs 

Central Processing Unit (CPU) 1.6GHz dual core
Random Access Memory (RAM) 8 Gigabytes (GB)
Monitor Size 22''
Peripherals Outlets for laptop use
Network Nexus

Note: Limited software, ideal for checking email and browsing.

PAS-1080 

Number of Workstations

6 (Windows PCs)

Central Processing Unit (CPU) Intel Core i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Random Access Memory (RAM) 4 Gigabytes (GB)
Monitor Size 24"
Peripherals  outlets for laptop use
Network

Nexus

PAS-1098 

Number of Workstations 10 (Windows PCs)
Central Processing Unit (CPU) Intel Core i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Random Access Memory (RAM) 4 ​Gigabytes (GB)
Monitor Size 24"
Peripherals  outlets for laptop use
Network Nexus

PAS-1099 

Number of Work stations

4 (Windows PCs)

Central Processing Unit (CPU) Intel Core i5-3570 CPU @ 3.40GHz 
Random Access Memory (RAM) 8 Gigabytes (GB)
Monitor Size

24"

Peripherals  (multimedia computer has a CD-rom drive and a scanner)
Network

Nexus

Note: Printing available in this room. 

Available software

** Log into the student portal and under Widgets, choose Computer Labs.

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