Carver General Lab

The Carver General Lab is located in the Carver Science building, room 203. This lab is available to students and the general public during the hours listed below. The Carver General Lab is not available for reservation. It is staffed with a student lab consultant designated by a Lab Consultant sign during all open hours – please feel free to ask for assistance. The lab has extended hours before and during finals for our students’ convenience. Check Information Services News for specific hours during finals. For more information, contact Rita Watson, Computer Lab Manager at (515) 961-1869.

Available Hardware

Hewlett Packard Computers: 18
Macintosh Computers: 4
Additional Equipment: Laser Printer, Scanners, Copier

HP Computers

Base Software

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.3
  • Adobe Flash Player 10
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 11
  • FireFox 3.5
  • Internet Explorer 8.0
  • Microsoft Office 2007 (Microsoft Access, Excel, Groove, InfoPath, OneNote, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word)
  • Norton AntiVirus

Discipline Specific Software

  • 7-Zip
  • AllFusion Erwin Data Modeler 4.1
  • Blue J 2.5.1
  • CSE HTML Validator 8.0
  • Easy PHP 3.0
  • Eclipse 3.3
  • Filezilla
  • GeoGebra
  • Gimp 2.4.6
  • Gnuplot
  • Grade Machine 6.9.5 Demo Version
  • ImageMagick6.5.4 Q16
  • Inkscape
  • Java 6.0
  • JDK 6 Update7 with NetBeans 6.7
  • Logger Pro 3.7
  • Maple 11.01
  • Microsoft Data Analyzer 2002
  • Microsoft Map Point North America 2009
  • Microsoft Office Project 2007
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Microsoft Visio Pro 2007
  • MikTeX 2.7
  • NetBeans
  • Notepad++ 5.4.5
  • Oracle SQL Developer Suite
  • PHP 5
  • PuTTY .60
  • Python 2.6
  • SPSS 17.0
  • Tableau 5.0
  • TeXnic Center
  • Tortoise SVN 1.6.3
  • Turning Point 2008
  • Visual Studio 2008
  • Windows Powershell

Scanner software is installed on 1 computer.

Macintosh Computers

Base Software

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0
  • FireFox 3.5
  • Microsoft Office 2004 (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word)
  • Norton AntiVirus
  • Safari 2.0.4

Discipline Specific Software

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS4
  • Adobe Flash CS4
  • Adobe Illustrator CS4
  • Adobe ImageReady CS4
  • Adobe InDesign CS4
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4

Scanner software is installed on 1 computer.

Fall and Spring Semester Hours

Monday – Thursday

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Friday

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday

12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday

12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

May Term Hours

Monday – Thursday

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Friday

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday

12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sunday

12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Summer Hours

Monday – Thursday

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday

12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sunday

12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.