The CTC is located on the southwest corner of the second floor of the communication building. The facility houses a large, 42-seat open lab (room 234); one, 25-seat classroom/labs (room 243); one, 23-seat classroom/lab (rooms 232); one, 13-seat classroom/lab (room 239); two touch-screen, collaborative multimedia stations; and provides a centralized support center and help desk. CTC computers offer Microsoft Office, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Final Cut Pro, and other software. A fourth computer lab area is located within the Media Production Facilities, in the first floor studio area of the building. All of the School of Communication's eight classrooms and labs are equipped with multimedia instructional technology systems.
All Jack J. Valenti School of Communication students (any UH student enrolled in a JJVSOC course) are eligible to use the CTC and its available resources. Those wishing to use the facilities will be required to obtain a CTC Account for access. Accounts are issued during the first three weeks of classes each semester (or on an as-needed basis) at the CTC Help Desk in room 234. Students will need a CougarOne Card (or government issued ID card), and a student schedule or fee bill showing current enrollment in a Communication class. Lost passwords and other account information may also be accessed at the CTC help desk.