Instructional Computer Labs | Fort Lauderdale Campus

The Instructional Computer Lab is available to all faculty and staff wishing to teach courses or hold seminars in computer-equipped facilities.

This lab is permanently equipped with different types of multimedia equipment. For example, they all have ceiling-mounted projectors and computers, and document cameras, among other features and/or capabilities.

For more information about the Fort Lauderdale Campus Instructional Computer Lab, please contact Joe Sher (Academic Computer Labs Manager) at 954-762-5194.

Hardware Available

Overall, there are five instructional computer labs in the Fort Lauderdale campus, featuring a total of 45 PCs and 57 Macs. Below is a description of the facility:

Room Qty. PC Type OS Memory Hard Drive Processor
HEC-608 25 Dell Precision T3610 Windows 10 16 GB 2 TB SATA 3.7 GHz Intel Xeon
HEC-911 20 Dell Precision T3600 Windows 10 16 GB 446 GB SSD 3.6 GHz Intel Xeon
HEC-914 20 Apple iMacs MacOS 10.15 8 GB 1 TB SATA 3.2 GHz Quad I5
HEC-918 20 Apple iMacs MacOS 10.15 16 GB 1 TB SATA R9 M380 AMD 2 GB
HEC-1009 17 Apple iMacs MacOS 10.15 16 GB 1 TB SATA 3.4 GHz Quad I5

Software Available

Faculty members who need to request additional software in a classroom or in a computer lab should submit a request via the FAU Help Desk at least 30 days in advance. If the software is not licensed through OIT, the department or college may be required to provide software licenses. The following is a list of software packages available in the instructional computer labs.

Software Package HEC-608 HEC-911 HEC-914 HEC-918 HEC-1009
Adobe Acrobat Pro
Adobe Creative Cloud Suite CC
Browsers: Safari, FireFox, & Chrome
Autodesk Maya
MS-Office Professional Plus 2019
Autodesk Revit