Computer Labs

IT Support Services operates three on-campus open access computer labs for use by Chico State students. They are: Meriam Library 116, Meriam Library 450, and Tehama 131. All three labs are equipped with Windows PCs. In addition to PCs, Meriam Library 116 has a small group of Macintosh computers. Laser printing is available in all the labs.

Check the Lab Hours page for updated lab open hours.

In addition to computers, the THMA 131 lab is equipped with a computer projector. This lab may be reserved for academic use.

IT Support Services provides some support for department labs on campus. Please see the support page for details of services available.

Failure to comply with the below policies may lead to revoking your lab use privileges.

Always bring a flash drive to the lab and save your work frequently on the drive. Keep important files in more than one place. We are not responsible for work lost because of computer failure.

Computer Lab Access Policy

  • IT Support Services open access computer labs are open to all current CSU, Chico students, faculty, and staff. Please be prepared to show your ID if asked.
  • Guest privileges for use of the labs are available to current students from other CSU campuses. Guests should present a current campus ID to the help desk staff prior to using the labs. Guest privileges are restricted to normal hours only, not extended hours.

Computer Lab Use Policy

  • No food, drink, or tobacco is allowed in the labs. Any food or drink in your possession must be kept in a closed pack, briefcase, purse, etc. while using the lab.
  • Lab computers are for academic use. Chat functions and game playing are restricted from all computers except as required for academic purposes.
  • Users should take care not to display images, sounds, or messages which could create an atmosphere of discomfort or harassment to others. Students should make arrangements through their instructor for a private work area if a class assignment requires them to access such materials.
  • Users must not intentionally disrupt the campus computing system or obstruct the work of other users, including sending chain letters or blanket e-mail messages, or knowingly consuming inordinately large amounts of system resources.
  • All students are responsible for using campus computer resources in accordance with the campus Acceptable Use Policy. By using campus resources you agree to abide by these policies.

Campus Student Conduct Policy

Student Conduct Policy