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Technology: Computer Labs

The Information Commons

The Information Commons is an open computer lab located on the second floor of the Holman Library BuildingHolman Library Information Commons

During open hours the Information Commons Reference Desk is staffed by Faculty Librarians who are available to help with information and research.

Student-workers provide additional technology and computing assistance.

More than 150 computers are available for use by currently registered students. A limited number of laptops are available for check out. There are also a limited number of library research computers openly available to public patrons (limited to most college sites, library resources, no printing on the library research computers). 

The open student lab computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and provide
access to various online research databases, course-related specialized software, Microsoft Office and full Internet access.

DSS Computers in the HL Information Commons

It is Green River College's Policy to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities with advance notice of need. If an accommodation is needed for any reason, please contact Disability Support Service (DSS) by phone (253.833-9111 ext. 2631), in person (SA 274), or via email (dss@greenriver.edu). To read more about DSS please see below (Disability Support Services). 

Holman Library and TC have computer hardware and software provided by DSS for students registered with DSS. In the library the two DSS computers are just west of the Reference Desk.  

 

Current students are allocated 80MB of server space on the Green River "H: Drive". All contents of the H: drive are erased at the end of Spring Quarter. Save your work often, both to a USB drive and your H: drive.

The H: drive can be accessed from networked computers on campus, or through the student Virtual Desktop:

In addition, current students have access to 1 TB of storage on their Microsoft OneDrive accounts.

Holman Library and the Tech Center Open Lab have black and white copiers, scanners, and printers available for GRC student use. Printers are available for black and white and color printing. Copiers and printers use student PaperCut printing points - for more information on printing points and usage, please see the Printing tab in this guide.

ADA accessible stations are available in both Holman Library Information Commons and the Tech Center Open Lab.

The picture of the outside of the technology center (TC)TC Open Quiet Lab

A whisper-only environment conducive to study is located on the 2nd floor of the Technology Center (TC building). There is a Coffee Shop on the 1st floor – and drinks ARE allowed in the Lab.

During open hours the TC Open Quiet Lab is staffed by student help-desk workers who can provide technology and computing assistance. There are a few in-lab webcams and headsets to check out.

150 computers are available for use by currently registered students.

The open student lab computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and provide access to various online research databases, course-related specialized software, Microsoft Office and full Internet access.

Study Tables

The outside area near the windows are full of study tables with a great view of campus. These are first come, first serve.

Printing

TC Quiet Lab has Black and White, Color and Plotter Printers (learn how to print)

Wireless Printing

Group Study Areas

There are four reservable Quiet Voice Group Study Cubicles with White Board and Computer(s). Reserve one at the front desk of the lab.

Space for Attending Live Classes

TC206 is reserved for students needing space to take remote classes through zoom while on campus.

Hours

Day of the Week Hours That Day
Monday through Thursday 7:30am to 4pm
Friday 7:30am to 2pm

Closed weekends and holidays.

 

Current students are allocated 80MB of server space on the Green River "H: Drive". All contents of the H: drive are erased at the end of Spring Quarter. Save your work often, both to a USB drive and your H: drive.

The H: drive can be accessed from networked computers on campus, or through the student Virtual Desktop:

In addition, current students have access to 1 TB of storage on their Microsoft OneDrive accounts.

Holman Library and the Tech Center Open Lab have black and white copiers, scanners, and printers available for GRC student use. Printers are available for black and white and color printing. Copiers and printers use student PaperCut printing points - for more information on printing points and usage, please see the Printing tab in this guide.

ADA accessible stations are available in both Holman Library Information Commons and the Tech Center Open Lab.

The Kent Open Computer Lab

A small computer lab is available on Kent Campus in Room 272.

Kent Station
417 Ramsay Way
Suite 112
Kent, WA 98032

The computer lab on Kent Campus (Room 272) offers 25 computers which are available for use by currently registered students.

The campus also offers in-person Student Help-Desk (SHD) support Monday through Thursday, from 8am-1pm. SHD provides technology and computing assistance for any student. They are located at the Help Desk on the second floor.

The open student lab computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and provide access to various online research databases, course-related specialized software, Microsoft Office and full Internet access.

Hours

Day of the Week Hours That Day
Monday through Thursday 7:30am to 8pm (until 9pm if you're there before 8pm)
Friday 7:30am to 4pm (until 5pm if you're there before 4pm)

 

Current students are allocated 80MB of server space on the Green River "H: Drive". All contents of the H: drive are erased at the end of Spring Quarter. Save your work often, both to a USB drive and your H: drive.

The H: drive can be accessed from networked computers on campus, or through the student Virtual Desktop:

In addition, current students have access to 1 TB of storage on their Microsoft OneDrive accounts.

 

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