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Study Spaces and Technology

Study Spaces

Flexible Study Areas

The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors are equipped with furniture that can be moved to fit individual or group study needs. There is comfortable seating, rolling whiteboards, large and small tables, chairs with laptop trays, and numerous floor and wall outlets to accommodate personal laptops and devices.

Quiet Study Areas

The 4th, 5th, and 6th floors are designated as quiet areas for focus and study. Study rooms are available for groups.

Study Rooms

Group study rooms can be found on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th floors. Each room is equipped with a table, chairs, and whiteboard. Rooms are available first come, first served.

Family Friendly Study Area

Study space for parenting students and their children is available on the East side of the 3rd floor.

Technology Rooms

The Library has five technology rooms that contain specialized software and equipment: a multimedia lab, two group presentation practice rooms, and two audio-visual labs. These rooms require a reservation. Make a reservation online, or in-person at the IT Help Desk.

LARC 121 Multimedia Lab Capacity: 1 person
LARC 122 Group Presentation Practice Room Capacity: 2 people
LARC 128 Audiovisual Lab Capacity: 1 person
LARC 136 Group Presentation Practice Room Capacity: 2 people
LARC 137 Audiovisual Lab Capacity: 1 person



The Library is committed to providing accessible spaces, resources, and services. If you need assistance, please visit a service desk (located on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors), call us at 719.549.2333, or email us.


60 computer workstations are available on the 1st and 2nd floors. Users must log in with their eAccount username and password. LID cardholders may use computer workstations in front of the Research Help Desk on the 2nd floor.

Printing and Scanning

Printers are located on the 1st and 2nd floors. Wireless printing is not available in the library. Users may print from a library computer workstation or from USB.

To copy or scan documents on the large printers, users must log into the machine by swiping their ThunderCard. A limited number of small flatbed scanners are connected to computer workstations on the 1st and 2nd floors. Users requiring the scanner have priority for these machines.

Students receive a printing balance of 35 pages per credit hour each semester. Money can be added to the cardholder's printing balance at the ValuePort machine located on the 1st floor of the library, or through Auxiliary Services, located on the 2nd floor of the Occhiato Student Center.

3D Printing

A MakerBot Replicator 2 printer is located next to the IT Help Desk on the 1st floor. Please read the 3D Printing FAQ for more information.

Equipment Checkout

Laptops, iPads, and Ultrabooks are available for checkout at the 1st floor Circulation Desk.

Technology Room Software

The Library's technology rooms contain special software and equipment. A complete list of available software is below.

Software Rooms
Active/Inspire 122, 136, 137
ActivStudio Flipchart 122, 136, 137
Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro 136, 137
Adobe Creative Suite 121, 137
Adobe Master Collection CS4 136, 137
Adobe Reader XI -Reader DC 121, 122, 136, 137
ArcGIS 122, 136, 137
Cosmo Player 122, 136
Dartfish 8 121, 137
ESET 121, 122, 128, 136, 137
Filezilla FTP Client 122, 136
Foodwise 122, 128, 136
Garmin 122, 128, 136
Google Earth 122, 136
Hawkes Learning Systems College Algebra Fall 2009 122, 136
InterVideo Windows DVD 122, 128, 136
iTunes 121, 122, 136, 137
Java 121, 122, 128, 136, 137
MachineCalc612 122, 128, 136, 137
MiniTab 122, 128, 136, 137
Mitchell 1-On Demand 5 122, 128, 136, 137
MS Office 2010 122, 128, 136
MS Office 2013 121, 137
MS Silverlight 121, 122, 128, 136, 137
QuickTime Player 121, 122, 136, 137
Real Alternative 122, 128, 136
Roxio Creator DE 136
Secure FTP 2.6 122, 128, 136
Sharepoint 122, 128, 136
Skype 122, 128, 136
SPSS 19 122, 128, 136, 137
Starboard Software 136
Teamviewer 9 122,128, 136
Vision Objects 136
VLC Media Player 121, 122, 136, 137
Windows DVD Maker 121, 122, 136, 137
Windows Fax and Scan 121, 122, 136, 137
Windows Media Center 121, 122, 136, 137
Windows Media Player 121, 122, 136, 137
XPS Viewer 121, 122, 136, 137

Vaccination Requirement and Exemptions

Student wearing face mask

The university's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy includes the COVID-19 vaccination unless an exemption is filed.

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