Computing Resources

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

****The Design Building Computer Labs will be closed for the Fall 2020 Semester****


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 2020
TAs will hold their office hours remotely via zoom.
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. 


  • 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)
  • T1530 Plotter: 24", 36" wide (24x36 plot costs around $7.002)
  • T1200B plotter: 24", 36" wide
  • T1700 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 driver packages from

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

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

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