IT Support Services

Computer Labs

IT Support Services operates an on-campus open access computer labs for use by Chico State students in Meriam Library 450. This lab is equipped with Windows PCs. Check the Lab Hours page for updated lab open hours.

We also support a virtual lab called the Wildcat Lab(opens in new window) that is accessible from any modern web browser or from a downloadable application.

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, or save to your Google Drive, 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 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, 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 tamper with lab computers. This includes adding or removing any devices (except for USB drives).
  • Wired network ports in labs are for state-owned computers only. Plugging personal computers into the wired lab network is prohibited.
  • 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.

Wildcat Lab (Virtual Lab)

  • The Wildcat Lab(opens in new window) is available to all students, faculty, and staff
  • The lab saves some of your data, but it is still advisable to save your work in Google Drive, Onedrive, or another cloud service
  • If you have issues with the Wildcat Lab, please submit a ticket

Campus Student Conduct Policy

Accessibility Help

If you need special accommodation to access any content on this page, please contact the Office of Accessible Technology and Services at 530-898-6532.