The university provides a wide range of computing resources and support services. There are more than 20 computer laboratories at AU with approximately 700 computers available. American University Library's main facility, Bender Library, also has numerous computers for research.
Please contact the labs directly for the most up to date information regarding their hours of operation and service offerings.
COMPUTER LABS, OPEN ACCESS
Anderson Computing Complex
The Anderson Computing Complex is located on the basement level of Anderson Hall with an entrance on the north side of the building near the Centennial parking garage. It is open every day of the week from 8 am - midnight. The lab is open to the entire AU community.
Career Resource Library
The Career Resource Library Lab is located in the AU Career Center on the fifth floor of Butler Pavilion. It is open from 9 am - 5 pm on Monday, 9 am - 8 pm on Tuesday, 9 am - 8 pm on Wednesday, 10 am - 5 pm on Thursday, and 9 am - 5 pm on Friday. The facility is open to all AU students for purposes of career exploration, job and internship searching, and graduate school research.
Kogod Financial Services and IT Lab
The Kogod Financial Services & IT Lab is located on the terrace level of the Kogod School of Business building expansion in room T51. During the Fall and Spring semesters, it is open from 9 am - 11 pm on Monday - Friday, and 12 pm - 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday. During the Summer, it is open from 12 pm - 8 pm on Monday - Friday, and 12 pm - 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday. The facility is open to all AU students, except when in use for a class.
Kogod Student Mini Lab
The Kogod Student Mini Lab is located on the terrace level of the Kogod School of Business building expansion in room T54. It is open from 7 am - 11 pm on Monday - Friday, and 7 am - 9 pm on Saturday and Sunday. The facility is open to all AU students.
School of Public Affairs Lab
The School of Public Affairs Lab is located on the subterrace of the Ward Circle Building. It is open from 8 am - 12 am on Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 9 pm on Friday, and 9 am - 9 pm on Saturday and Sunday. The facility is open to all AU students, except when in use for a class.
Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning Lab
The CTRL Lab is located in room 202 and 203 of Hurst Hall. It is open from 9:30 am - 8:30 pm on Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am - 7 pm on Friday, 12 pm - 7 pm on Saturday, and closed on Sunday. The facility is open to all AU students.
University Library - New Media Center
The New Media Center is located on the basement floor of the Bender Library in Media Services. It is open Monday - Thursday from 8 am - 11:45 pm, Friday from 8 am - 8:45 pm, Saturday from 9 am - 8:45 pm, and Sunday from 10 am - 11:45 pm. The lab is open to all AU students.
SOC - Open Editing Lab
The Editing Lab is an open workspace designed for students to complete projects in film, video and graphics. The lab contains 13 MacPro and iMac computer systems equipped with the latest versions of Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative Cloud software, including Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects and Audition. The lab is located in McKinley T13 and is open 24/7.
COMPUTER LABS, LIMITED ACCESS
Academic Support Center Mary Graydon Center, second floor
CAS Art Design Labs Katzen Arts Center 203, 204
CAS Chemistry Lab Beeghly Chemistry Building 316
CAS Electronic Studio Katzen Arts Center 135
CAS Language Resource Center Asbury Building, north lower level
CAS Multimedia Design Lab Katzen Arts Center 210
CAS Psychology Lab Asbury Building, north 212
Mathematics and Statistics Lab Hurst Hall 210
SOC Computer Classrooms/Labs McKinley 302 and 304
SOC Advanced Graphics Lab McKinley 301
SOC Motion Graphics Classroom/Lab McKinley T12
SOC iMac Lab McKinley T14
SOC Media Production Center Media Production Center 102
Washington College of Law Computing Labs Washington College of Law, second floor
UNSTAFFED COMPUTING CLUSTERS
American University Library Bender Library, all floors
CyberCafe Mary Graydon Center, first floor
Graduate Research Center Cluster Bender Library space on the lower level of the new School of International Service Building
Hughes Computing Cluster Hughes Hall, first floor
Leonard Computing Cluster Leonard Hall, first floor