Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Computer Lab Policy

General Usage

No food or drink in the labs

File Storage

Please save your files frequently to your network storage, cloud storage or removable storage. Students are responsible for making frequent backups.

Do Not Steal Software

Unauthorized copying and reproduction of copyrighted software is a violation of Federal and State laws and in prohibited. Intentional destruction and/or alteration of any systems data or program files is also a violation of Federal and State laws and will result in the loss of computer lab privileges.

Computer Use

Computer use is open to all Lycoming students, faculty and staff. Computer use may be reserved for a specific class at certain times (see lab schedule) and is limited to members of that class, unless authorized by the instructor, during those times. A computer that has been left unattended for more than 10 minutes will be considered unused and available.

User IDs and Passwords

User ID's and Passwords are critical to network management. It is improper to (1) log in with or use someone else's user ID, even with permission (2) access someone else's data without permission.

Second Floor Support Desk

Support for all labs is available at the Second Floor Support Desk, located in the Academic Center right outside the elevator doors and outside the stairwell. Student support is found at the desk during the Fall and Spring semester at following times:

  • Sunday: 1pm to 8pm
  • Monday thru Thursday: 8am to 8pm
  • Friday: 8am to 8pm
  • Saturday: 1pm to 5pm

Please call the Second Floor Support Desk at #4388 for assistance.


Each lab is outfitted with a multi-function laser printer. You will also find public printing in Pennington Lounge, at the Second Floor Support Desk and in the library. You may use these printers for generating multiple copies of the same document.


If you have any questions, please stop by the Second Floor Support Desk or call the computer center at #4388. You may also call the Help Desk at x4150.


If your work is being interrupted by another user who is misusing one of our computer systems, you should first bring it to the attention of the staff at the second floor support desk. The staff at the support desk will then contact the Help Desk at #4150 if the misuse occurs between 8:00am and 4:30pm. If the misuse occurs outside of these hours, the staff at the support desk will then contact security at #4064.