Computer Lab

About

ITS maintains and manages the Central Teaching Computer Labs Located at Building 9 Level 4, Building 9 Level 5 and Building 6 Level 6. ITS operates 7 fully equipped computer laboratories with a total of 249 computers. The Central Teaching Computer Labs are fully furnished to provide a conducive environment for lab classes, research, assignments, and projects. The Central Teaching Computer Labs are equipped with excellent audio/visual aids. Besides the computer laboratories, we also manage 115 desktop computers and 49 notebooks that are located in Building 7 Level 1 and Level 3, Library and Learning Commons, and 6 desktop computers at Building 9 Level 3, ITS Service Desk, exclusively for Internet browsing, assignments, printing and projects.

There are an additional 5 computer lab called the Next Gen Labs located at Building 6B Level 6. One of these labs (Next Gen Lab 4) also has specialized VC equipment for inter-campus teaching. These equipment will require specific training for use. ITS also recommends trial sessions to be conducted in advance if teaching is planned in that facility to familiarize with the equipment functionality.

Computer Labs location

  1. ITS central teaching lab Building 9 Level 5 - Lab 4, Lab 5 and Lab 6 (3 labs)
  2. ITS central teaching lab Building 9 Level 4 - Lab 1, Lab 2 and Lab 3 (3 labs)
  3. Next Gen Learning Suites Building 6B Level 6 - Lab 6-One until Lab 6-Five

Computer Labs operation hours

Semester
Building 9 Level 4 Lab 1
Lab 2
Lab 3






Monday - Friday



8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Building 6B Level 6
(Next Gen Learning Suites)
Lab 6-One
Lab 6-Two
Lab 6-Three
Lab 6-Four
Lab 6-Five
Building 9 Level 5Lab 4
Lab 5
Lab 6

8:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Next Gen Learning Suites Saturday, Sunday Subject to booking
All computer labs and Next Gen Learning SuitesPublic HolidaysClosed
Semester Break
All computer labs and Next Gen Learning Suites Monday - Friday 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Next Gen Learning SuitesSaturday, Sunday Subject to booking
All computer labs and Next Gen Learning SuitesPublic HolidaysClosed

Changes or additions to the computer lab operation hours will be displayed on the notice boards outside and inside the computer labs and PC desktop background.

ITS Computer Lab desktop computer specifications

LabLocationSeatingComputers PC ModelProcessorRAM
Computer Lab 1 9405, Building 9  27 27 HP Elitedesk 800 G2 Intel CORE i5 8 GB
Computer Lab 2 9406, Building 9  47 47 HP Elitedesk 800 G2 Intel CORE i5 8 GB
Computer Lab 3 9403, Building 9  47 47 HP Elitedesk 800 G2 Intel CORE i5 8 GB
Computer Lab 49504, Building 92727HP Elitedesk 800 G2Intel CORE i5 8 GB
Computer Lab 5 9503, Building 9 27 27 HP Elitedesk 800 G2 Intel CORE i5 8 GB
Computer Lab 6 9501, Building 9 27 27 HP Elitedesk 800 G2 Intel CORE i5 8 GB
Next Gen Lab 6 One 6601, Building 6B 451 HP EliteDesk 800 G3 Intel CORE i5 8 GB
Next Gen Lab 6 Two 6602, Building 6B 721 HP EliteDesk 800 G3 Intel CORE i5 8 GB
Next Gen Lab 6 Three 6603, Building 6B 541 HP EliteDesk 800 G3 Intel CORE i5 8 GB
Next Gen Lab 6 Four 6604, Building 6B 43 43 HP EliteDesk 800 G3 Intel CORE i5 8 GB
Next Gen Lab 6 Five 6605, Building 6B 451 HP EliteDesk 800 G3 Intel CORE i5 8 GB

Computer Labs rules and regulations

The purpose of these rules is to ensure the lab facilities are used appropriately and in the fairest ways for all Monash students. You are not permitted to use the facilities for activities that breach the Law or Copyright Act, or Monash Universities Statues and Regulations.

The laboratory and its facilities can only be used for university course related and research purposes. Unauthorized access to this laboratory is not permitted and students may be requested to present their ID card to authorized staff.

STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO:

  1. Play computer games or use peer-to-peer software.
  2. Access or download unauthorized audio or video files (eg. MP3, MPG or AVI).
  3. Access offensive and obscene material.
  4. Access accounts, files or data other than their own, without authorization.
  5. Remove or damage equipment of facilities or cause any sort of disruption to fellow lab users.
  6. Eat or drink in this laboratory.

Please keep the Computer Lab clean and tidy and observe the lab rules and regulations strictly.

Student desktop environment

Desktop in ITS computer labs, Library and School labs will not leave any information on the computer after it has finished its session. Which means the computer will not save your work if it restarts or logs off. Please save your work regularly on the cloud.

All computers in ITS Central Teaching Lab will automatically shutdown at 6.15 PM daily, excluding Lab 10, Lab 11 & 12 (for evening class and walk-in access). Ensure that data is saved before the shutdown take place.

Good IT practices

  1. Use less paper, print when necessary
  2. Use more online collaborative docs (Google docs, sheets & presentation)
  3. Save your document regularly in the cloud
  4. Keep your personal device clean, scan removable media regularly
  5. Keep password to yourself
  6. Log off your computer when not in use
  7. Do not leave personal devices (laptops, mobile devices) unattended anywhere especially in the labs
  8. Only open email attachment from a known and trusted sources
  9. Practice safe browsing habits, stay away from malicious and website that are not trusted (NSFW)