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Computer Labs

IT Services computer labs offer Windows and Macintosh systems, laser printers, scanners, and projectors, and a wide variety of up-to-date software. High-speed connections to Internet resources can be made from the labs’ computers. The labs are open to all MU students, faculty and staff. Please bring your MU ID with you when you visit an IT Services lab.

At least one STA is working at all times in the office next to the computer labs at Ballston and Rowley Hall. They monitor the labs, answer technical questions and will walk through the labs offering assistance. Don’t hesitate to approach them with problems or questions! Student Technical Managers are also assigned to supervise the computer labs and are available to help students and faculty. Please do not ask the STAs to help you complete class assignments.

For help call:

Rowley Hall, 703-284-3855
Ballston, 703-284-5955

Main Campus Lab Hours

Monday-Thursday 8am-12am
Friday 8am-7pm
Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 1pm-12am

Ballston Campus Lab Hours

Monday-Thursday 8am-11pm
Friday 8am-7pm
Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday Closed

Reserving a Computer Lab

To reserve a computer lab please use the Astra Scheduling program located in the MU portal at my.marymount.edu or contact the Registrar’s office.

Computer Lab Software Request Form

Use this form to request new software installation or changes to existing software installed in the Ballston, Rowley, Reston and PT Computer Labs.

Lab Policies

  • All students, faculty, and staff must have a valid Marymount University identification card to use the Computer Labs.
  • Users should show respect for other users.
  • Loud or offensive language will not be tolerated in the labs.
  • Users are expected to take proper care of the equipment.
  • Food, drinks and smoking are not permitted in the labs. This policy is necessary to keep the labs clean and the computers functioning properly.
  • Please review the Marymount University Computer Use Policy

Lab Layouts

There are five computer labs in Rowley Hall on Main Campus and four at the Ballston Center.

Location Rooms Features
Caruthers Hall Rowley G212, Rowley G213, Rowley G215, Rowley G217, Rowley G221 20 systems (PCs) with the following hardware and software configuration:

Hardware

Dell Optiplex 780 3.33GHz
Intel Core ™
Dell 19 inch 1909Wflat panel color monitor
4GB Hard Drive
PLDS DVD/CD- ROM

Software

Windows7, Microsoft Office 2007, SPSS 18.0, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Quicktime, Real Player, Adobe Reader, Flash, Imagenow, Java and Mozilla Thunderbird. This room is equipped with a ceiling mounted projector, and the machines are networked to a black and white Kyocera LaserJet printer.

Ballston Center Ballston 408 26 systems (PCs) with the following hardware and software configuration:

Hardware

Dell GX740 AMD Athlon X2 2.4GHz
Intel Gigabit NIC
Dell 19 inch flat panel color monitor
4 GB DDR Non-ECC SDRAM (2 DIMMs)
160GB Hard Drive
16X DVD-Burner
1.44MB 3.5 inch Floppy Drive

Software

Windows XP, Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007, Microsoft Project 2003, Microsoft FrontPage 2003, Publisher 2003, SPSS 15.0, Internet Explorer 7.0, Mozilla Firefox, Visual Basic.Net 2005, Quicktime, Real Player, Adobe Reader, Flash, Shockwave, MyMathLab plugins, Java, Crystal Ball, Real Options. *This room is equipped with a ceiling mounted projector, and the machines are networked to a black and white Kyocera LaserJet printer.

  Ballston 409 26 systems (PCs) with the following hardware configuration

Hardware

Dell GX620 Pentium D Processor 3.0GHz
Dell 17 inch flat panel display
1.5GB DDR Non-ECC SDRAM (2 DIMMs)
80GB Hard Drive
DVD+/-RW / DVD Rom Combo Drive
1.44MB 3.5 inch Floppy Drive

Software

Windows XP, Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007 Microsoft Project 2003, Microsoft FrontPage 2003, Microsoft Publisher 2003, SPSS 15.0, Visual Studio.Net 2005, SimNet Expert Internet Explorer 7, Mozilla Firefox. *This room is equipped with a ceiling mounted projector, and the machines are networked to a black and white Kyocera LaserJet printer with duplex printing.

  Ballston 410 10 systems (PCs) with the following hardware configuration:

Hardware

Dell GX740 AMD Athlon X2 Processor 2.0GHz
Broadcom NIC
Samsung 19” Flat Panel LCD monitor
4GB DDR SDRAM (4 DIMMs)
160GB Hard Drive
8X Max, DVD RW / DVD-Rom Combo Drive
1.44MB 3.5 inch Floppy Drive

Software

Windows XP, Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007, Microsoft Project 2002, Microsoft FrontPage 2003, Publisher 2003, SPSS 15.0, Internet Explorer 7, Firefox, Crystal Ball & Real Options. There is a computer setup with an hp scanner connected to it.
*The machines are networked to a black and white Kyocera printer. Classes are not held or scheduled in this lab. Lab 410 is always available for student use.

  Ballston 411 There are 26 systems (PCs) with the following hardware configuration.

Hardware

Apple 20” iMac 2.66Ghz,
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz processor
4GB 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
250GB Serial ATA Hard Drive 7200Rpm
8x double-layer SuperDrive
ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO with 256MB memory

Software

Mac OS X Leopard, Microsoft Office, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, FreeHand, Print Shop Deluxe.
*This room is equipped with a ceiling mounted projector, and the
machines are networked to a black and white LaserJet printer.

All of the machines are equipped with the WEPA printer drivers.