Did you know? 700 pluscomputers are available in campus computer labs
The university provides a wide range of computing resources and support services. There are more than 20 computer laboratories at AU. American University Library's main facility, Bender Library, also has numerous computers for research.
Please contact the labs directly for the most up to date information regarding their hours of operation and service offerings.
The Anderson Computing Complex is located on the basement level of Anderson Hall with an entrance on the north side of the building near the Centennial parking garage. It is open every day of the week from 8 am - midnight. The lab is open to the entire AU community.
The Career Resource Library Lab is located in the AU Career Center on the fifth floor of Butler Pavilion. It is open from 9 am - 5 pm on Monday, 9 am - 8 pm on Tuesday, 9 am - 8 pm on Wednesday, 10 am - 5 pm on Thursday, and 9 am - 5 pm on Friday. The facility is open to all AU students for purposes of career exploration, job and internship searching, and graduate school research.
The Geospatial Research Lab is located on the basement floor of the Bender Library in Room B53. Specialized geospatial software is available in the Geospatial Research Lab, including ArcGIS Pro, ArcMap, QGIS, and ENVI+IDL. The lab is open to all AU students, but preference is given to students using geospatial software when the lab is full.
The Kogod Financial Services & IT Lab is located on the terrace level of the Kogod School of Business building expansion in room T51. During the Fall and Spring semesters, it is open from 9 am - 11 pm on Monday - Thursday; 9 am - 8 pm on Friday; and 12 pm - 8 pm on Saturday and Sunday. During the Summer, it is open from 12 pm - 8 pm on Monday - Friday, and 12 pm - 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday. The facility is open to all AU students, except when in use for a class.
The Kogod Student Mini Lab is located on the terrace level of the Kogod School of Business building expansion in room T54. It is open from 7 am - 11 pm on Monday - Friday, and 7 am - 9 pm on Saturday and Sunday. The facility is open to all AU students.
The Editing Lab is an open work space designed for students to complete projects in film, video and graphics. The lab contains 13 MacPro and iMac computer systems equipped with the latest versions of Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative Cloud software, including Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects and Audition. The lab is located in McKinley 301 and is open Monday - Saturday; closed Sunday.
The School of Public Affairs Lab is located on the subterrace of the Kerwin building, Room ST-01. It is open from 9:30 am - 8:30 pm on Monday - Thursday; 9:30 am - 7:30 pm on Friday; 12 pm - 7 pm on Saturday; and closed on Sunday. The facility is open to all AU students, except when in use for a class.
- Academic Support Center
Mary Graydon Center, second floor
- CAS Graphic Design Labs
Katzen Arts Center 202, 203, 204
- CAS Chemistry Lab
Beeghly Chemistry Building 316
- CAS Audio Technology
Katzen Arts Center 135
- CAS Language Resource Center
Anderson Building, Lower Level B10
- CAS New Media Lab
Katzen Arts Center 205
- CAS Psychology Lab
Asbury Building, north 212
- Mathematics and Statistics Lab
Hurst Hall 210
- SOC Computer Classrooms/Labs
McKinley 302 and 304
- SOC Advanced Graphics Lab
- SOC Motion Graphics Classroom/Lab
- SOC iMac Lab
- SOC Media Production Center
Media Production Center 102
- American University Library
Bender Library, 1st, 2nd, 3rd floors
- Graduate Research Center
Accessible from Bender Library, Lower Level; or the School of International Service, Terrace Level