June 2021: Following thorough consideration and preparation at College and Departmental level, the Huxley L2 labs and Huxley 217 / 218 have been re-opened on a booking-only basis. Please visit lab-booking.doc.ic.ac.uk in order to make a booking.
There is no student admittance to the labs unless a corresponding booking has been made for the time and date in question. All who visit the labs or Department / College in general must fully comply with the College COVID-19 regulations at all times when on-site.
DoC Student Labs
The teaching labs are located on level 2 of the Huxley Building. The PC workstations in these labs are frequently updated on a rolling basis, approximately one third every year.
The labs are open to students from 8am to midnight, including weekends.The labs are a secure area: you must have your College ID card with you if you are in the labs and only students who are on courses in Computing are allowed into the labs. Please note the lab regulations.
There are just over 250 (256 at last count) workstations available for use. They all run Ubuntu 18.04 Linux and Microsoft Windows 10, with a large range of teaching software.
There are currently 4 ICT printers available for student use.
There are three meeting rooms - 219A, 219B and 219C - within the main lab. Students can book these rooms.
USING PORTABLE DEVICES
All floors and lecture theatres used in the department as have wireless networking access - please see the ICT web guide on wireless network access.