Arts and Sciences Computer Lab Policies

The computer labs are intended for academic use. During open lab hours, talking should be kept to a minimum and patrons should use a low tone of voice. Disruptive individuals will be asked to leave. In some cases, a patron may be banned from using the Arts and Sciences computer labs. If necessary, campus police will be contacted to attend to unruly patrons.

  • Patrons must follow all guidelines outlined or mandated by The University of Alabama in regards to Health and Safety. (face-mask and social distancing)
  • The use of cell phones inside the labs is strictly prohibited. Cell phones and other electronic devices should be set to silent or vibrate.
  • Personal property should not be left in the computer lab(s) for any amount of time.¬† The College of Arts and Sciences and its employees cannot be held liable for any damage or missing personal property.
  • Do not bring food or drinks into the labs.
  • The use of drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco products inside the labs is strictly prohibited.
  • Lab-monitor stations and phones are reserved for use by lab assistants employed by the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • It is the sole responsibility of the lab assistants to communicate lab closings.
  • Please do not place communication materials (flyers, lab hours, seating arrangements, or other class-related items) on the walls or doors without prior permission from the lab manager of the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Only classes or events with the intention of using the computers should request the use of a computer lab. Classrooms and other event areas are available for booking using the Room Reservation Tools. If a class or event has multiple lab reservations and is found that the computers where not used, or they have failed to show on multiple occasions, all future request/reservations will be cancelled or moved to a classroom without further explanation.
  • All lab reservations must be requested using the Computer Lab Reservation tool. Short-term lab reservations (from one to three sessions) must be made at least one week ahead of the first requested session. Semester-long reservations require a minimum of a one month notice.
  • Groups/classes must have a reservation in order to be admitted, or they will be asked to leave the lab area.
  • Personal laptops may not be hooked up to the lab network except at the laptop-dedicated ports of a labs media station.
  • Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult of at least 18.

Report any problems to the lab assistants or email