Computing

Ask Us Desk

The Ask Us Desk provides library patrons with support for printing and scanning, computer logons, microform machines, self-checkout machines, the collaborative workstation, basic tech help such as email, attachments and scanning, and using the wireless network.

Stop by the Ask Us Desk on Level 1 of the library for assistance during our hours: 
Mon-Thurs 7:30 a.m. – 10 pm, Fri 7:30 – 6 p.m., Sat & Sun 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Logging in to a library workstation

The computers in the library are for students, faculty and staff of the Auraria Campus. Log in to a library workstation with your last name and 9-digit student ID (exceptions: CU Denver faculty add three zeros before your 6-digit ID).

Saving your work

Students may save documents in the “My Documents” folder on any computer (documents saved on computer are deleted automatically every night) or a flash drive, or they may email documents to themselves.

Hardware available in the Library

  • 158 Windows 7 workstations
  • 2 ADA computer stations with adjustable desks
  • 1 HP color scanner
  • 1 KIC Click Self-Serve Book Scanner
  • 1 lynda.com Kiosk (Computer AL-SOUTH03 in South Computing Area)
  • 2 color printers
  • 4 black & white printers
  • 2 Bizhub/copiers  for copying - more information on print, scan, copy
  • Microformat digital scanning station
  • 1 Mediascape collaborative workstation for up to 6 people
  • 8 group study rooms, 6 with big screen monitors and computer
    more information on group study rooms

Hardware available for checkout

Available at the Ask Us Desk on a first-come, first-served basis for in-library use during regular library hours. Valid student, staff, or faculty ID required:

  • 20 iPads (4 hours)
  • 37 Laptops (students - 4 hours / faculty - 2 weeks)
  • 96 TI-84+ graphing calculators ( 2 hours or for a semester)

Software available in the library

Additional Software available for ADA computer stations

Wireless Access

There are five wireless network connections available in the Library. For information on connecting, please see our Wireless Access page.

Other computer labs/facilities on campus:

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