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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. The Jody Richards Hall lab is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during fall and spring semesters. STC labs are restricted for the use of current WKU students, faculty, and staff. NetID credentials are used to log into lab computers.

 

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.

 

Printing

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 50 cents per page. You can use Big Red Dollars and Personal Print Value, available through the kiosk machine in JRH lab.

Wireless printing is available in all Student Technology Centers. To print wirelessly from your laptop (PC and Mac) or mobile device, please visit the WKU Wireless Printing Portal.

About Printing   Print Wirelessly

Please note: Browsers on mobile devices (phones and tablets) can be used for wireless printing; however, due to the differences and operational complexities of these browsers we can not guarantee wireless printing will work on every mobile device.

 

Scanners

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

 

 

Locations

Lab PCs Macs
Cherry Hall 127 30  
Commons at Cravens 49 2
Grise Hall 335 49  
JRH 145 101 9
Snell Hall 1104 32  



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 Last Modified 12/2/19