Available to All (UH) | Limited Access
The lab information below reflects the fall 2020 calendar.
Department of Biology and Biochemistry
Located in room 402 Houston Science Center, this lab is open from Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. For more information call 713-743-9976.
Department of Chemistry
Located in room 36 Fleming, this lab is currently closed until further notice. For more information call 713-743-0217.
Genetics and Biology Computing Lab
Located in the Science Building, (room 106 Science Teaching Laboratory - STL) this lab is open from Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. when it's not open then it's being used for a class. For more information call 713-743-9976.
Available to All Students, Faculty and Staff
M.D. Anderson Library Computer Centers
The computer labs at M.D. Anderson Library will have limited occupancy for Fall 2020. The Academic Research Center (North Lab) will have 102 seats; the Learning Commons (South Lab) will have 78 seats available. Workstations have been physically distanced to ensure 6’ space between users and wipes for disinfecting surfaces will be available to users.
The Library computer labs offer research databases for scholarly information and software packages including productivity, numerical analysis, and digital multimedia programs. Research databases are accessible outside the Library and off-campus using a valid CougarNet Account. Software can also be accessed remotely using VMWare Horizon Client or through a web portal and require a valid Cougarnet account. Respondus monitor/webcams are located in both computer labs: 22 PC’s in North lab, 6 MAC’s in South lab.
Users may visit the Library Hours page for all UH Libraries hours. Assistance on any of the software offered is available on an as-needed basis from the Support Desk in the Academic Research Center (or remotely via a consulation process). For more information, please call 713-743-3412 or the Service Desk at 713-743-1050 (option 2). Please visit https://libraries.uh.edu/contact/ for remote assistance options.
Limited Access Labs
Bauer Labs (RICS)
Located in Melcher Hall, Lab 272 is located on the second floor next to Starbucks. Due to COVID-19 the lab is now only allowing 8 students at a time. Lab hours have changed and Bauer Lab will now open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; Reopen at 1 pm to 5:00PM Monday-Friday. Consulting is available during lab hours. This lab has many software packages available, including statistical packages. Contact Bauer Help Desk at 713-743-4871.
Available To: Business Students
Center for Information Technology in Education
Located in room 300 Farish Hall. The lab has standard and specialized software for educational coursework. The fall lab hours will be Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact the CITE lab at 713-743-9833 for more information.
Available To: Students currently enrolled in College of Education classes
Capacity: 8 students
Center for Students with DisABILITIES
The Justin Dart, Jr. Center for Students with DisABILITIES, lab will not be open during the fall, 2020 semester. This lab has standard and specialized software. For more information call 713-743-5400.
Available To: Students who are registered with the Center for Students with DisABILITIES.
Communications Technology Center (CTC)
Located in room 234 Communications, the fall/spring lab hours are from Monday - Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m; closed on Sunday. For more information call 713-743-5328.
Available To: Communication Students
Capacity: 10 students
Architecture and Design (CoAD) Computer Lab
The Architecture and Design (CoAD) Computer Lab offers a variety of programs on the windows platform allowing students to create drawings, BIM models, parametric models and solid models. Hours of Operation for fall 2020: Monday - Friday: 8AM - 8PM. For more information please visit our CoAD Computer Lab website.
Available To: Architecture Majors and Students enrolled in CAD classes
Capacity: 18 students
Computer Science Computer Lab
Located in rooms 533 and 376 of Phillip Guthrie Hoffman Hall (PGH), these labs have a variety of software for computer science courses.
- PGH 533: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Sat-Sun 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
- PGH 376: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. when labs/recitations are not scheduled
Contact the Department of Computer Science for additional information.
Available To: Computer Science Students
Engineering Computing Center
Located in room W129 Engineering Building D3, this lab is open Mon-Thu from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Frid 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and closed on Sat & Sun for the fall/spring semesters. The ECC provides a variety of engineering software. For more information call 713-743-4241.
Website: Engineering Computing Center site
Available To: Engineering Students
Capacity: 24 students
History Computer Lab
Located in room 528 Agnes Arnold Hall, this lab is open Mon-Fri from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 713-743-3084.
Available To: History Students
Located in room 210 M.D. Anderson Library, the lab hours for fall/spring are from Mon - Thurs 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the lab hours for summer are from Mon - Frid 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 713-743-9010.
Available To: Honors Students
Language Commons (formerly Language Acquisition Center)
Located in room 217 Agnes Arnold Hall, as part of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), the Language Commons (LC) is a student and faculty support unit for the Department of Hispanic Studies (HS) and Department of Modern and Classical Languages (MCL) and provides interactive tutorials, word processing capabilities, dictionaries, and Internet access for the study of world languages, literatures, and cultures. The LC maintains a comprehensive collection of educational and cultural films and documentaries and software. This lab is open Mon to Thurs from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during the fall/ spring semester and summer hours are from Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00pm. For more information call 713-743-3132.
Available To: Hispanic Studies and Modern and Classical Languages students
Law Computer Center
The Law Computer Center is located in the John M. O'Quinn Law Library and is currently closed until further notice. For more information call 713-743-2300.
Available To: Law Students
Optometry Computer Lab
Located in room 2219 Optometry, this lab is open Mon-Fri from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Closed on Saturday; and open on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information call 713-743-1910.
Available To: Optometry Students
Psychology/Statistics Computer Lab
Located in room 203 Heyne Building, the lab is currently closed until further notice. For more information call 713-743-8531.
Available To: Graduate Psychology and Statistics Students
Student Housing and Residential Life Computer Labs
Located in Cyber Lounge E016 University Lofts, room 1007 Cougar Place, room S104 Cougar Village
Social Science Data Lab
Located in room 446 PGH this lab is open 24 hours/day with card access. For more information call 713-743-3890.
Available To: Political Science Graduate Students
Social Science Data Lab
Located in room 492 PGH (Phillip Guthrie Hoffman Hall), this lab is open 24/7 using your Cougar Card; however, you must enter the building between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. Assistance is typically available Mon-Fri from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This lab has data analysis packages. For questions or concerns, please contact the Political Science Department at 713-743-3890.
Available To: Sociology Graduate Students
Social Work Computer Lab
Located in room 217 Social Work Building, lab is open for MSW students only, using your Cougar Card; Mon – Thurs from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri & Sat from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information call 713-743-1782.
Available To: Social Work Graduate Students
Speech and Hearing Clinic Student Lab
Located in room 125 Clinical Research Services, this lab is open Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 713-743-0915.
Available To: COMD Students
Technology Computing Lab
Located in room 116 Technology Building 2, this lab is open Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students will need to use the Office 365 Bookings application to reserve a lab computer in advance, to view future available lab computer open slots and for walk up services. College of Technology students will also be able to access virtual computers from home. For more information call 713-743-4020.
Available To: Technology Students
Veteran Services Lab
Located in room 202 Student Center North, this lab offers free color/black/white laser printing and scanning services. The computer lab seats 4-5 student-veterans, including one that is ADA compliant. Lab hours are Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters. Friday hours of operation are in effect during summer sessions and semester breaks (Monday - Friday). Fax and phone are also available. For more information call 832-842-5490.
Available To: Student-Veterans and Benefits-Eligible Dependents