Computer Science Labs

Computer Science Labs

The department operates labs in the Love building and the Carothers building. Computer Science students, faculty, and staff may request after-hours and weekend access to these buildings by registering their FSUCard info with the Systems Group in MCH208.

About the Majors Lab

The Majors Lab (room LOV025 located inside room LOV006 in the basement) is available for Computer Science majors. On a space-available basis, other students currently taking a CS course may also use the lab. A valid CS account is required for access.

Due to COVID19, we have reduced lab capacities.

To use the lab, please make sure:

  1. Wear your face mask in the lab even you have been vaccinated.
  2. Show your FSU card to the lab monitor when entering and leaving the lab. The lab monitor will record your name and your time in/out of the lab.
  3. Maintain 6 feet social distance.
  4. No eating food in the lab.
  5. Do not use or sit at desks that are marked ‘Do Not Use This Desk’.
  6. No trash bin in the lab. Take your trash to outside trash bin.

Note: When the lab reaches its capacity, the lab monitor will decline new entries to the lab.

Eighteen Thirty six computers are available to students. They are Dell Optiplex 990 with Core i5 second edition CPU, 8GB RAM, NVidia GeForce GT430 graphic card, 1TB SATA hard drive, and 24-inch widescreen ultrasharp LCD display. All computers are dual boot to Windows 10 and Linux Mint.

Also available is a laser printer (named ‘majors’) and a scanner with top seeder.

The phone number to the Majors Lab is 644-6097.

Spring 2021 Schedule

The Lab opens on Jan 19th after the MLK Jr Day:

1 pm to 5 pm Mon – Fri

The Lab is closed on Holidays and between semesters.

Spring Holidays: Homecoming, April 9th.

Employment

FSU is under hiring freeze.

Individuals who would like to apply for a position as a lab monitor in the Majors Lab should visit the Employment page.


About the Grad Lab

The Grad Lab is located in LOV 104-A and is always open to graduate students. Access is restricted via a swipe card system using the FSUCard. In order to have your FSUCard provisioned, please stop by the System Group’s office in room MCH208.

Due to COVID19, we only leave two computers in the lab.

To use the lab, please make sure:

  1. Wear your face mask in the lab.
  2. Maintain 6 feet social distance.
  3. No eating food in the lab.
  4. Do not use or sit at desks that are marked ‘Do Not Use This Desk’.
  5. No trash bin in the lab. Take your trash to outside trash bin.

The Grad Lab features 7 two Dell Optiplex 980 computers with Core i5 CPU, 8GB RAM, NVidia GeForce GT330 graphic card, 1TB SATA hard drive, 23 inch widescreen ultra sharp LCD display. All computers are dual boot to Windows 10 and Linux Mint. The lab also has a laser printer, named gradlab. The Grad Lab is a more private environment than the Majors Lab.