Computing Resources

Computer Lab Hours

  • DB 260 (Trimble Tech Lab) Monday - Friday  8:30am - 5:00pm, after hours card access

  • DB 235 Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Laptop Guidelines

Department requires all LARP Students to have their own Windows Compatible laptop computer. Click the following to view the PDF iconComputer Guide

Plotter/Printer Room


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

  • Self Service Scan station is in DB 235 Station #30.

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)

  • T1700 Plotter: 24", 36" wide (The average 24x36 plot costs around $7.002)
    (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 driver packages from

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


Need Help?

Contact LARP's Digital TA if you're having issues with printing, plotting, or using the computer lab. You can also view our PDF iconGeneral Printing Guide for more assistance.

Digital Media TA, Fall 2023

Chaitrali Doke:

Office Hours:
Monday - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Wednesday - 12:00 - 1:00pm
Saturday - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Computer Lab 235, Trimble Lab (Saturdays), or Zoom (

*Appointments also available in person or Zoom: To schedule an appointment please visit

*Office hours are subject to change based on availability/midterms/finals. Special help hours will be provided during these times. 
Students can also make appointments with the Digital Media TA for digital/printing/plotting needs by email. 



DB Wood Shop & Fab Lab

If you want to train to use the Wood Shop, 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:

  • Grads & Undergrads from any program in the Design Building are welcome
  • Questions contact Wood Shop Manager Evan Janes (DB112A)



Workshop Instructions

Software Tutorials

Rendering Tips

GIS resources

Other Links