Computer Science Lab, Ybor City Campus

Ybor Building, Room 303B

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ybor Open Computer Lab Usage Policies

  • Lab usage is for HCC students with valid student ID. 
  • Students must sign-in on the computer using their first name, last name & Student ID.
  • Students must be prepared to show current semester schedule if asked.
  • No food or drinks are allowed in computer lab. 
  • Cell phone conversations are not permitted in lab. 
  • These computers are to be used for academic purposes only. 
  • No unauthorized hardware or software shall be installed in lab. 
  • No changes in hardware or software including, but not limited to, changing the Windows desktop in any way. 
  • Currently, black and white printing is available at no cost. No more than 10 pages printed per student per day.
  • There are two color scanners available in the lab; when you are done scanning, please move to another computer.
  • Lab Techs are not responsible for items left in the open computer lab.

Storage of Personal Data:

  • User data files should be saved on USB, CD-RW, NOT on the C: drive. Storage devices are for sale in the book store.
  • Data stored on computer desktop or in my documents folder will be deleted.

Lab Assistants:

  • Problems with computer lab equipment should be reported to the lab assistant on duty. 
  • Lab assistants will assist with MyItLab, research, formatting of your paper, hardware, general computer operations and basic software/programming functions. (i.e. saving, quitting, printing and backing up disks, etc.). 
  • Lab assistants are not tutors.

Student Responsibilities:

  • Students are responsible for reviewing all material (i.e. textbook, handouts, and lab sheets) prior to coming into the lab. 
  • Students are expected to use their books, reference manuals, class notes and built-in help functions. 
  • Students are responsible for cleaning their area, before leaving. This includes discarding scrap paper or printouts in their proper recycling or trash receptacle.