General Use Computer and Multimedia Labs

Service Description: 

General-use student computing resources designed for individual and group productivity hosted in the Library West Commons and Student Center.

Service Levels: 

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thu, 24 Hours
Friday, Midnight - 8:00PM
Sat: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Sun, Noon - Midnight

The following maintenance windows are reserved for installing, repairing and patching various components of this service:

  • Every Tue, Thu and Sat, 5:00AM - 7:00AM EST for software updates
  • During Semester breaks for hardware refreshments and maintenance.

Access to Library West Commons computing resources requires possession of a valid Buzz Card. 

Users of the Library spaces must have a Buzzcard for access to the spaces, and all users wishing to print must have a Buzzcard with valid free-print allocations or Buzzfunds.


Free of Charge *

* Printing charges may apply. For information on printing fees, please refer to the Desktop Printing service.

Support Information: 

Additional details about The Commons at the Georgia Tech Library.

For assistance, visit the computing spaces in person or send email to

Support staff is on duty at each computing facility for assistance with access to available resources.

Peak Utilization:
Student Center Computer Cluster: Sun–Fri, 10:00AM–7:00PM EST.
Library Commons computing spaces: Sun–Thu, 10:00AM-1:00AM; Fri, 10:00AM–6:00PM and Sat, 12:00PM–8:00PM.

Extremely high usage during the beginning and end of each academic semester.


Service Category: 

Endpoint Computing

Services that enable community members to do their day-to-day work, including providing network access, computer labs, software, printing, user file storage, and end-point device backups.

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