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WKU provides Student Technology Centers (general usage computer labs for all students) at five locations on the main campus. There is also one Student Technology Center (STC) at each regional campus location. STC labs are equipped with the latest hardware, software, scanners, and laser printing. STC labs are restricted for the use of current WKU students, faculty, and staff. NetID credentials are used for logging into lab computers. To support the University's Healthy on the Hill endeavors, WKU Student Technology Centers offer hand sanitizer stations and sanitizing wipes for patron use.


General Lab Assistance

Lab Consultants are available to answer questions about lab equipment and printing, as well as troubleshoot technical problems. They are not allowed to help with homework assignments or answer questions about other software not on Student Technology Center computers.



B/W laser printing is free, up to the amount of your printing allocation for each year.

Color printing is available in Cravens and JRH 145 labs. It costs $0.50 cents per page. Print jobs can be paid for with Big Red Dollars or computer lab printing balance. Balances can be refilled at the ID Center or online through TopNet.

(Important Note: Big Red Dollars processed through TopNet are reflected next business day.)

Wireless Printing

Wireless printing from your laptop (PC and Mac) or mobile device is available in all Student Technology Centers.

Print Wirelessly   About Printing



Scanners are available at each STC Lab. Work stations with scanners are reserved for scanning use only.

Scanning Instructions


ADA Accessibility

Each STC is equipped with ADA compliant work stations. Specialized software such as JAWS and Read & Write Gold are available. When necessary, patrons will be asked to relocate so that the ADA work station may be used by patrons who need to use it.


Mac Computers

Mac computers are available for use in the JRH 145 and the Commons at Cravens labs.

Mac Software




Lab PCs Macs
Cherry Hall 127 30  
Cravens Library 4th Floor 31 2
Grise Hall 335 49  
Jody Richards Hall 145 110 9
Snell Hall 1104 32  

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 Last Modified 11/29/21