The ATRC computer labs are located on the ground floor of the San Marcos campus library. They are for the use of current, actively registered students only. Public computers are available on the second floor of the library. Student (or staff) login is required to use the ATRC computers.
There are 144 computers available to students in the AT labs. There are two classroom labs, LL-104 and LL-109 with 30 student workstations each and 1 instructor’s workstation each. The classroom labs can be reserved to hold semester length classes as long as the classes require the regular use of computers. See below for reservation procedures. The classroom labs are in use approximately 50% of the time for classes, and serve as open labs the remainder of the time. In addition to the classroom labs there is a large central lab (LL-103) comprised of 80 student workstations accessible on a first come first served basis. In the public lab area there are also 4 specialized ADA computers equipped with special software and seating arrangements. The 4 specialized computers are intended for disabled students during hours that the Disabled Resource Center (DRC), also located on the first floor of the library, is not available.
The ATRC administers a 4-computer faculty technology center in room LL-111. These are higher-end computers equipped with specialized hardware and software and are intended for faculty users only.
For information about the labs, or to reserve classroom labs, contact one of our lab managers:
Lab Manager/Support Tech.
Phone ext. 2657
Lab Manager/Support Tech.
Phone ext. 3761
|Student Computer Lab Operating Hours|
|Monday, Dec. 16: 7:30 am to 9:00 pm
Dec. 17-20 (Tues. – Fri.) 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Dec. 21 & 22 (Sat. – Sun.) Closed
Monday, Dec. 23: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Dec. 24 – Jan. 1 Closed
Jan 2 – 10 (Mon. – Fri.) 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Sundays and District Holidays
The labs are intended to be a place that students can work on academic assignments, projects and research. Anyone disturbing the order or safety of the labs will be asked to leave. To keep our labs safe and convenient, we require that you follow these rules:
By using the lab computers you have agreed to abide by all lab rules.
Pursuant to CAC Title 5, section 54606 and subsequent sections, you may request an opportunity to inspect any and all student records related to you. In general, no person has access to your student record without your written consent. Access may also be obtained without your consent pursuant to court order. Parents of minors do have access. Parents of non-minor students do not have access, except when written permission is received from the student. For more information about privacy of student records, see the Palomar College Class Schedule or Catalog.
If you are an instructor or an administrative department representative, you may reserve one-time events in the lab. To reserve time for your class or departmental event, either call the lab at extension 2657 or come into the lab in person and ask to speak with the lab manager, or email one of our lab managers (email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org) with your request. All classes should be reserved at least one week in advance, and the lab is available on a first-come first-served basis. It is not unusual for classes to reserve time more than a year in advance, so if you know when you will want to be in the lab, contact us as soon as possible. Please remember that your class should not be considered reserved until you have received confirmation from one of the lab managers.
Please note that we no longer maintain public lab calendars on the Internet. To reserve time for your class, call one of the lab managers listed above or come into the lab in person and ask to speak with the lab manager. All classes should be reserved at least one week in advance, and the labs are available on a first-come first-served basis. It is not unusual for classes to reserve time more than a year in advance, so if you know when you will want to be in the lab, contact us as soon as possible. Please remember that your class should not be considered reserved until you have received confirmation from one of the lab managers. Be sure your class needs to use the computers. We will not reserve labs for classes that do not need the computers as part of normal classwork.
If you have software or web services that you wish installed in the ATRC computer labs, you must get the software to us, along with proof of licensing, according to the following timetable:
|Installation for semester||Software and proof of network licensing must be received by|
|Fall||June 30 prior|
|Spring||November 30 prior|
|Summer||April 30 prior|
The faculty technology lab is located in room LL-111. It is intended as a work area where faculty members can access scanners, webcams, microphone headsets, and specialized software like Camtasia, Sound Forge or Adobe Premiere. AT staff are available to assist you with your projects in the lab. Staff is available from 7:00 AM to around 5:00PM Monday-Friday. There are only four computers in the lab (and one is in a soundproof booth). The computers are available on a first-come first-served basis and cannot be reserved.