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School of Architecture & Planning

Computer Lab


  1. Have your BearCard
  2. Have your Morgan Network Credentials
  3. Do not prop doors
  4. Do not remove items from labs
  5. Clean up after yourself

Warning! Failure to comply will result in suspension of print lab privileges for the remainder of the semester.

The computer labs for the Center for Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBEIS) are limited in use to members of the School of Architecture and Planning and School of Engineering.

There is one (1) computer lab exclusive to the School of Architecture and Planning located in the studio-111A (PC Lab).  Lab will be open for use:

Monday - Friday: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

Saturday-Sunday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

There are one (1) shared open lab for both the School of Architecture and Planning and School of Engineering - CBEIS 352. Below are the hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

Saturday-Sunday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

All labs have several software packages including, but not limited to:

  • Autodesk Suite (AutoCAD, 3D Max, Revit)
  • SketchUp Pro 
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Professional)  
  • MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Publisher)
  • Rhino
  • Vectorworks
  • ArcGIS

Students must use their MSU Bear Card to access the labs. For security purposes, students must not prop open the door. If you are registered as a student in the School of Architecture and Planning/School of Engineering and your MSU Bear Card does not grant you access to the labs, please notify

Below are general computer lab policies:

  • Labs will remain open for students use during its designated hours except during posted classes and maintenance periods.
  • Please do not eat or drink in the computer lab as they can damage computer equipment.
  • All chairs, tables, and equipment are to remain in their respective labs at all times.
  • Please clean up all of your material (paper, trash, etc.) before leaving the computer lab. 
  • Please do not abuse the Internet for personal use (no downloading music or clips, viewing inappropriate sites, etc.). The computers should be for academic purposes only.
  • Printing is for University assignments and projects only.
  • Please do not save your work or assignments on the computer's hard drive. Use a flash drive or external hard drive. Any work saved on the hard drive may be deleted at the end of each day.
  • Please do not "lock" the computer station for any computer work (i.e. renderings)
  • Please do not share your login/password with anyone. If anything happens to the computer while your account is logged on (viruses, inappropriate downloads, excessive printing, etc.), you will be held responsible.
  • Noise levels in the computer labs should be kept at a minimum.  Headphones should be used to listen to music or videos.
  • Students must not attempt to operate the lab lecterns or projectors without proper approval from the instructor or Dean's office.
  • Please LOGOFF once you are finished using the computer(s).


If you have any computer lab problems, please contact or 443-885-4797.