Computing Resources

Department requires all LARP Students to have their own Windows Compatible laptop computer. PDF iconcomputer guide 2018.pdf

Computer Lab Hours

  • DB 260 (Trimble Tech Lab) Monday - Saturday 7am - 10pm, after hours card access
  • DB 235 24/7

Digital Media TA Hours Fall 2018 
Students can also make appointments with the digital media TAs for a tutoring session by email. Special TA help hours will be provided during presentation weeks. 

  • Monday 4:00 - 5:30 pm Tasuku tkamei@umass.edu
  • Tuesday 4:00 - 5:30 pm Sagar shiware@umass.edu
  • Wednesday 2:00 - 3:30 pm Tasuku
  • Thursday 4:00 - 5:30 pm Sagar
  • Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Allyson afairweather@umass.edu
  • Sunday 4:00 - 7:00 pm 

Large Size Scan (DB 210)
Fill out a scan request form in the main office (DB 210), attach it to your drawing(s). At least 24hrs notice is required.

Printers & Plotter (DB 260A) Instruction

  • Black & White Printer: 8.5x11, 8.5x14, 11x17, single & double sided (1 page 8.5x11 costs $ 0.05)
  • Color Printer: 8.5x11, 8.5x14, 11x17, single & double sided (1 page 8.5x11 costs $ 0.35)
  • T1200 Plotter: 24", 36" wide (24x36 costs $7.002)
  • T1530 Plotter: 24", 36" wide
  • T1200B plotter: 24", 36" wide
    (Please make sure the file you are plotting is under 10mb, the smaller the better). 

Remote print from your personal laptop (windows only)
Please download & install the software packages from http://umaoitptp2.campus.ads.umass.edu/Uniprint/Packages.asp.

  • Design Building Plotters (Remote)
  • Design Building Printers (Remote) 

Woodshop & Fab Lab
If you want to train to use the Woodshop, you must first complete Fire Safety Training
If you want to train to use the Fab Lab (Laser Cutter), you must complete Both Fire and Laser Safety Training.
Trainings sign up: https://ehs.umass.edu/

  • Grads & Undergrads from any program in the Design Building are welcome
  • Questions contact Ray Mann rkmann@umass.edu

Workshop Instructions

Software Tutorials

Rendering Tips

Other Links