General Access Computer Labs

Lab Locations

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Andersen - Room 1008
Phone: 262-472-1994 | Media Lab Phone: 262-472-7028

The Andersen Multimedia Lab offers Collaboratories for group projects and multimedia software for audio/visual and design needs. Audio/visual equipment checkout is also available. 

36 Macs; 36 PCs

Summer Hours

M-F: 8AM - 5PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 12PM - 8PM

Center of the Arts - Room CA 4

10 Macs; 9 PCs Closed for Summer

McGraw - Room 19
Phone: 262-472-1796  

10 Macs; 127 PCs Closed for Summer

University Center - Room 146

0 Macs; 10 PCs Available during University Center building hours

Upham - Room 51

0 Macs; 28 PCs M-Th: 8AM - 4:30PM
F: 8AM - 4:30PM
Sat-Sun: Not Available

Andersen Library

25 Macs; 75 PCs Available during Andersen Library hours
  • PC and Mac computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Course related printing is available to UW-Whitewater students at no cost. There is a limit to the amount of copies you can print per semester. Color and large format printing is available in the Media Lab.


CollaboratoryCollaboratory meeting rooms are available for students to work with teams on group projects in Andersen 1008. Rooms are available in three hour time periods and need three students and a student ID to use the room.

Rooms are equipped with:
  • A desktop computer with the same software as a lab computer
  • A projector connected to the desktop computer
  • A Smartboard for projection and collaborative note-taking.
    • See lab assistant to check out Smartboard accessories and instructions for Smartboard use 

PC laptops are available for checkout for the duration of room use. 

Reserve a collaboratory by contacting the Andersen lab attendant. Collaboratories are held for ten minutes after the reservation time. After ten minutes, the collaboratory will be open to other users. 

Media Lab

Sound BoothLocated within the Andersen General Access Lab in L1008, the Media Lab enables students to work with a variety of different A/V and print technologies.

Media Lab Printing Services

Small Format Printing

Small format color Printing is available in 8.5" x 11", 11" x 17" or 13" x 19" in regular, matte or gloss paper.

Plain / User Provided Matte Gloss
8.5" x 11" $0.75 $1.25 $1.25
11" x 17" $1.00 $2.25 $2.25
13" x 19" $2.00 (User Provided Only) $3.00 $4.00

Large Format Printing:

Poster printing requests are submitted online using the Poster Printing Request form. All poster requests require at least 1 business day for processing.  During heavy printing periods such as Undergraduate Research, it may take longer to process your request.

  • Posters up to 40"x40": $25.00, $5 for every additional 20" in length (up to 80")
  • Lamination up to 40"x40": $6.00, $2 for every additional 20" in length (up to 80")
  • Poster Tubes are available for $5/each

Sound BoardAudio/Visual Equipment Checkout

Available resources: 
  • Blank DVDs, CDs, Mini-DVDs, and Mini-DV tapes
  • Scanning
  • Sound Booth - students can record audio for projects
  • Sound Recording Equipment, Sound Editing Software
  • Video Editing Hardware/Equipment
  • VCRs
  • Canopus boxes
  • DVD players/burners
  • Media Rack
  • Transfers include: Camera to Computer, VHS to Computer, Mini DV to DVD, Mini DV to VHS, VHS to DVD, Blu-Ray to VHS/DVD DVD/CD Copying and/or Burning

Equipment can be checked out by going to:



Need to book a Collaboratory Room?

You can reserve a room by calling (262) 472-1994 or reserving with a Lab Attendant in Andersen Lab. Failure to show up 10 minutes after reservation time results in forfeit of the collaboratory. Students must bring a valid student ID and are responsible for all equipment. 

Need to print a poster?

Poster printing requests are submitted online using the Poster Printing Request form. All poster requests require at least 1 business day for processing.  If you have any questions or concerns send an email to or call 262-472-7028.


Need a computer lab for a one-time event?

General access lab facilities may be able to accommodate your needs. Make a request by sending an email to with the following information:

  • The requestor's name, department, campus email address
  • Purpose of the event
  • Number of computers you need (PC or MAC)
  • Exact date and time you need to reserve the lab
  • Software needs
  • Projector needs

Confirmation of the reservation will be sent via email within two business days after receipt of request. Reservations must be made at least three weeks in advance and the use of the room should be for UW-Whitewater employees and students only.

Lab Computer Software

PC Software:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Adobe Digital Editions
  • Adobe Reader
  • CDBurnerXP
  • Firefox
  • Firefox WMP extension
  • Flash Player
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Earth
  • IBM SPSS Statistics
  • iTunes
  • Java
  • kLite Codes
  • Office 2013 Professional plus
  • Pearson XL Plugins
  • Quicktime
  • Real Alternative Player
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser
  • Shockwave Player
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • TestGen Plugin
  • Textpad
  • VLC Player
  • WebEx Meeting Center
  • JAWS
  • ZoomText
  • Kurzweil
  • Full List (PDF)

Mac Software:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Adobe Reader
  • Fetch
  • Firefox
  • Flash Player
  • Flip4Mac
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Earth
  • HP Driver Package
  • IBM SPSS Statistics
  • iLife
  • KeyClient
  • Microsoft Office
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser
  • SEP for LabClass
  • Shockwave Player
  • Stuffit Expander
  • Text Wrangler
  • VLC
  • Full List (PDF)