OACS maintains 4 open computer labs in the basement level of Lefrak Hall for members of the University of Maryland community. Labs 2, 3, and 4 are prioritized for instructional purposes (classes, demonstrations, training, research studies, etc.), while Lab 1 is reserved for walk-in student usage.

Lab features:

  • 20 workstations plus 1 instructor station

  • Overhead LCD projection with sound (Labs 1, 3, and 4)

    • Lab 2 uses a large format display with sound

  • Whiteboard wall space

  • Telepresence capability via UMD WebEx system

    • Includes the joining of labs for groups larger than 20 (availability dependant upon event date/time and size of group)

  • Access to BSOS software and the Internet

    • Custom software requests must be submitted two weeks prior to the start of your reservation to allow for testing and installation

  • Access to pay-for-print printing via the WEPA printing system (both color and black & white)

Applications loaded onto the lab PCs:

  • Microsoft Office

  • Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Lockdown Browser

  • SAS

  • SPSS

  • Stata MP

  • R & R Studio

  • ArcGIS

  • MatLab

Please note that official University of Maryland classes and administrative events will be given priority. Other event requests are subject to approval by OACS management based on availability and type of event. Fees may be charged based on the nature of lab usage. If necessary, OACS can provide assistance in identifying alternative locations for your event including other instructional computing spaces on campus or custom computer lab setups.

Lab Reservation Request

Lab Hours

Fall and Spring Semesters
 Monday – Thursday:  8:00am – 7:00pm
 Friday:  8:00am - 5:00pm
 Saturday – Sunday:  CLOSED

Summer and Winter Breaks
 Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
 Saturday – Sunday CLOSED       

See the Current Lab Reservations


Please Note:  OACS has adopted the WEPA printing system.


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