Library computers

We have 300 computers

Most of our computers are in our six labs on the first and second floors and most of these labs are also used for classes. View the schedules for these labs (rooms 111B,  216A, 217C, 217D.) There are also open computers throughout the library, check out our computer availability maps.

Installed software

View a list of the software available on our library computers and checkout laptops.

Computer labs

1st floor computer labs
Lab Computers Schedule Printing SmartPanel DVD/VCR Document Camera Projector
(Reference room)
36 + instructor View 111B Schedule yes yes yes yes yes
Poly Connect
(114C Study room)
48 Open Access yes  –  –
2nd floor computer labs
Lab Computers Schedule Printing SmartPanel DVD/VCR Projector
(Mac lab)
24 + instructor View 216A Schedule yes yes yes yes
(Windows lab,
no reservable with University Scheduling)
30 + instructor View 216B Schedule yes cooler than a SmartPanel no multiple large displays
(Windows lab)
27 + instructor View 217C Schedule yes yes yes yes
(Windows lab)
26 + instructor View 217D Schedule yes yes yes yes
Faculty and Staff: Schedule a computer lab

Cal Poly instructors and staff can schedule computer labs for quarter-long courses, ad-hoc classes, and events through University Scheduling.

Check availability first to see if the lab you would like to schedule is available via the University Scheduling calendar.

Use the Schedule Request Form (from the University Scheduling web site) to make your request.


  • PolyCard printers are available on all five floors. Print jobs can be picked up from any of the PolyCard printers in the immediate vicinity, e.g. nearby labs or public computing areas on the same floor. Check out Print Copy  Scan page for more information.
  • CAD & Specialty printing available in Cal Poly Print & Copy, 1st floor

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