December 19, 2012

Winter Break Hours

Thursday 12/20: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 12/21: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday 12/22: Closed
Sunday 12/23: Closed
Monday 12/24: Closed
Tuesday 12/25: Closed
Wednesday 12/26: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday 12/27: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 12/28: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday 12/29: Closed
Sunday 12/30: Closed
Monday 12/31: Closed
Tuesday 1/1: Closed

Wednesday 1/2 through Sunday 1/20:
--Weekdays: 8:30am - 5:00pm
--Weekends: Closed
--Also, closed for computer updates, dates TBD

Monday 1/21: Closed
Tuesday 1/22 & Onward: Open our regular in-semester hours

December 4, 2012

Finals Schedule - Fall 2012

The computer lab in Rapson Hall will be open the following hours over the finals period:

Thursday, 12/6: 8am-1am
Friday, 12/7: 7am-6pm
Saturday, 12/8: 10am-6pm
Sunday, 12/9: 12pm-1am
Monday, 12/10: 7am-12am
Tuesday, 12/11: 8am-1am
Wednesday, 12/12: 7am-12am
Thursday, 12/13 and beyond are TBD - watch here for updates.

April 19, 2012

Computer Lab Survey 2012

The College of Design computer labs would like your participation in a short survey to help us improve the computer lab services. Please help us out by filling out the survey, which you can find here.

There are approximately 15 questions and should take approximately 5-10 minutes to fill out. We will be offering $25 in GopherGold Value to four random participants. Please note that the survey is anonymous, but you will need to enter your X.500 (internet id) in order to qualify for the drawing so that we will be able to contact you.

The survey is open now and will be open until May 4th, 2012. Your feedback is very much appreciated!

Tim Walters & the College of Design IT Staff

April 17, 2012

McNeal Hall Open Computer Lab

Looking for an open lab in McNeal? The College of Design is please to offer a new open lab space in McNeal 69! See this announcement for more details!

March 20, 2012

Adobe Workshops - Spring 2012

The College of Design is once again offering a FREE Adobe Workshop. Please check out this link for more details.

This workshop will introduce three Adobe titles: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. The goal of this workshop is to learn the fundamentals of these tools in order to create layouts for presentation boards, like those used in the academic programs in the College of Design.

If you have attended this workshop, please come back and share your experiences with others by leaving a comment below!

March 15, 2011

Free Adobe Workshop

Please see this link for info about dates, times, and how to register!

March 10, 2011

Spring Break Schedule

The labs (both Rapson and McNeal) will be open according to the following schedule during spring break:

Sat 3/12: Closed
Sun 3/13: Closed
Mon 3/14: Open 9-5
Tues 3/15: Open 9-5
Wed 3/16: Open 9-5
Thurs 3/17: Open 9-5
Friday 3/18: Closed due to University Holiday
Saturday 3/19: Closed
Sunday 3/20: Open normal hours

December 10, 2010

Fall Finals Schedule


The College of Design Computer Lab in Rapson Hall will be open starting at 7am on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, December 15th
  • Friday, December 17th
  • Monday, December 20th

November 22, 2010

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The CDes computer labs in both Rapson Hall & McNeal Hall will have the following hours over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend:

Wednesday, November 24th - close at 8pm
Thursday, November 25th - closed
Friday, November 26th - closed
Saturday, November 27th - closed
Sunday, November 28th - Open at noon, close at 10pm

Those with after-hours access will still be able to access the facilities. Please remember to abide by the computer lab policy, and do no leave doors propped open.

Thanks & have a good holiday weekend!

October 18, 2010

Free Adobe Presentation Board Workshop

The College of Design and OIT are pleased to offer a Free Adobe Workshop.

This introductory-level course will show students how to use Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator to create a presentation board, like the boards required for many courses in the College of Design curriculum. It will also help students to prepare the document for printing the College of Design computer labs. This workshop will be available for students in the College of Design.

Please see the PDF Flier for more information, including workshop times & how to register.

September 30, 2010

New Laptop Print Drivers Are Now Available

Laptop print drivers for both McNeal & Rapson Halls are available now for Mac OSX 10.4.4 or newer, and Windows 32-bit and 64-bit machines.

You can find the print drivers HERE.

Sorry for the delay while we developed and tested these drivers - we appreciate your patience!

August 22, 2010

Lab Closed - August 23rd - August 30th

The CDes computer lab in Rapson Hall will be CLOSED for all access (including after hours access) starting Monday, August 23rd. The lab will be open again on Monday, August 31st.

June 15, 2010

No Plotting Until July 5th

Large-Format Plotting is NOT AVAILABLE until July 5th, 2010.

Please see the computer lab manager (612-624-8633) if you have urgent plotting needs.

April 28, 2010

Computer Lab Hours for Spring 2010 Finals

The CDes Computer Lab in Rapson Hall will be open the following hours over the finals period for spring semester 2010:

Note that you can also see a calendar version of this information online here.

Normal Hours through Sunday, May 2nd.

Monday, May 3rd: 8am - 12am
Tuesday, May 4th: 8am - 2am
Wednesday, May 5th: 6am - 12am
Thursday, May 6th: 8am - 2am
Friday, May 7th: 6am - 6pm
Saturday, May 8th: 10am - 6pm
Sunday, May 9th: 12pm - 12am

Monday, May 10th: 8am - 12am
Tuesday, May 11th: 8am - 12am
Wednesday, May 12th: 8am - 12am
Thursday, May 13th: 8am - 12am
Friday, May 14th: 8am - 6pm
Saturday, May 15th: 10am - 6pm

Sunday, May 16th: CLOSED FOR SUMMER

April 27, 2010

Change for Plotter Charging

Please read this document describing the change in the way that computer lab plots will be paid for next year.