Specialized Technology Lab

Tower bridge University Computing Center
(269) 387-5054

Description
This lab offers specialized hardware and software not available in the general computer labs. This lab also offers services for blind and low vision students including computers equipped with screen reading software and optical character recognition scanning services. Staff provide project-driven advice and assistance in the development of academic projects. A Bronco Card is required to use the facility. This lab encompasses what used to be known as the Student Technology Lab (STL) and the Multi-Purpose Enabling Technology Lab (METL).

Equipment
Windows and Macintosh computers, engineering stations, blind and low vision stations, scanners and specialized software.

Fall and spring hours
Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: closed
Sunday: noon to 10 p.m. 

Summer I and II hours
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: closed

Holiday hours will always be posted in WMU News

Lab managers

Dylan Ledbetter
(269) 387-5342

Tyler Payne
(269) 387-0920

Employment information

 

Available Software

Windows

  • .NET framework
  • AutoCAD
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe Digital Edition - Baked In
  • Adobe Flash Plugin
  • Adobe Reader DC
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Illustrator
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Indesign
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Premier
  • Firefox (extended service release)
  • Google Chrome
  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • IrfanView
  • JAVA 7 Runtime Environment
  • JAVA 8 Development Kit
  • JAWS
  • Lab Chart Reader
  • LabStats
  • Maple
  • Matlab
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Minitab
  • NotePad++
  • PaperCut Client
  • Revit
  • SPSS
  • VLC Player 

Mac

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Acrobat
  • Adobe Creative Cloud After Effects
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Audition
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Bridge
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Edge
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Flash
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Illustrator
  • Adobe Creative Cloud InCopy
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Indesign
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Muse
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Premier Pro
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Final Cut Pro (2 stations)