Computer Labs

Student Technology labs follow the NSU academic calendar. The labs do not open on any weekend that precedes or follows a scheduled student break and do not reopen until the official date and time that classes resume.

1000 pages of print credit are given at the beginning of each Fall/Spring semester. Please look for the PaperCut Credit listed under the Lab Restrictions section to find out which labs deduct from your semester printing allotment.

** Pages from print allotment must be sent as print jobs. No blank paper will be directly given out. **

The following labs were funded through Student Technology Fees. “Open labs are opened to currently enrolled NSU/BPCC@NSU students.” These labs are not available for class instruction. All students must create a myNSU account online in order to gain access to the labs.

HHP, Room 129A (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Friday, Closed Weekends
Contact: Jennifer Long, Lab Phone: 357-5119
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Color Laser Printing, Internet, Scanner
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, PaperCut Credit

Kyser, Room 243A (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Friday, Closed Weekends
Contact: Jennifer Long, Lab Phone: 357-6403
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, PaperCut Credit

Student Union, Room 235 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Friday, Closed Weekends
Contact: Jennifer Long, Lab Phone: 357-6161
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Internet, Scanner
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, PaperCut Credit

Watson Library, Room 113 (Lab Map)
Hours: Lab Map 2:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Saturdays
Contact: Jennifer Long, Lab Phone: 357-4462
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Color Laser Printing, Internet, Scanner, Lamination, Binding, Faxing
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, PaperCut Credit

These hours are for Spring/Fall Semesters.

The labs do not open on any weekend that precedes or follows a scheduled student break.
** Cleanup and maintenance are performed for half an hour after the posted closing time. **

The following labs are departmentalized and may have certain use restrictions. Hours of service and software applications available in these labs are subject to change. Please consult the contact person or call the corresponding department for up-to-date information and lab hours of operation. Not all departmentalized labs were purchased with Student Technology Fees. Those labs purchased with Student Technology Fees may be used for class instruction if prior approval is obtained from the corresponding department, but no students may be turned away during the scheduled class if workstations are available.

Academic Success Center, Watson Library, Room 108H (Lab Map)
Hours: by appointment
Contact: Ashley Briggs, 357-6616
Software / Information: Internet
Lab Restrictions: Library Instruction

Art and Photography, New Fine Arts, Room 207 and 207A (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Michael Yankowski, 357-4484
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Graphic design applications, Color Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: Restricted to graphic design/photography students and others with special approval

Athletics, Fieldhouse, Room 301 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday – Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Sunday
Contact: Jasmine Chievous, 357-4451
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: Restricted to Athletes, PaperCut Credit

Business, Russell Hall, Rooms 101A (Lab Map) & D (Lab Map), Rooms 104, 105 (Lab Map) & 113 (Lab Map)
Hours: Lab hours vary. Contact department for details.
Contact: Eddie Horton, 357-5057
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, various business-related applications, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, Business students have priority

Chemistry and Physics, Fournet Hall, Rooms 124 (Lab Map) & 219 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Francene Lemoine, 357-5323
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Specialized Chemistry Software and Equipment, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, Chemistry and Physics students have priority

Counseling and Career Services, Student Union, Room 305/306 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Rebecca Boone, 357-5621
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, SIGI Plus Career Software, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required

Creative and Performing Arts, Old Fine Arts, Room 128 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Paul Pharris, 357-5856
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, CAD Software, Internet, Color Printing, Scanner
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, Creative and Performing Arts students have priority

Disability Services, Student Union, Room 204B (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Catherine Faucheaux, 357-4460
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required

Education, Teacher Education Center, Rooms C113 (Lab Map), C114 (Lab Map) & D103B (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Linda Durr, 357-6288
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Specific Education Instructional Applications, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, Education students have priority, PaperCut Credit

Family and Consumer Sciences, FACS Building, Rooms 119 (Lab Map) & 225 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Ann Spillman, 357-5587
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Culinary Software, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, FACS students have priority

Health & Human Performance, HHP, Room 112 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: John Dollar, 357-5126
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required

Industrial Engineering Technology, Williamson Hall, Rooms 105, 123 (Lab Map), 218 and 225
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Ali Ahmad, 357-6751
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Autocad, Internet
Lab Restrictions: No printing; priority to IT Autocad and Electronics students

Journalism, Kyser Hall, Room 225A (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Paula Furr, 357-5360
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Graphic design applications, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: NSU account required, Journalism students have priority

Languages, Kyser Hall, Rooms 327 (Lab Map), 331 (Lab Map) & 335 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Jim Mischler, 357-6272
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Copernic Search Tools, Developmental Studies Software Suite (for Math and English), Internet
Lab Restrictions: valid NSU ID required

Life Science, Bienvenu Hall, Rooms 213 (Lab Map) & 341 (Lab Map)
Hours: Open when lab workers are available
Contact: Francene Lemoine, 357-5323
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Biology/Life Science Software, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, Biology students have priority, must provide own paper

Mathematics, Kyser Hall, Rooms 401T (Lab Map), 402, 450 (Lab Map) & 450B (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Frank Serio, 357-4308
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, various math-related applications, Internet
Lab Restrictions: NSU account required

Military Science / ROTC, Noe Hall, Room 219 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Elisa Smith, 357-5157
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, ROTC students have priority, must provide own paper

Multimedia, Old Fine Arts, Room 319
Hours: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday
Contact: J. Mark Thompson, 357-5791
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Music theory and composition software, CD-ROM’s for music study, Multimedia presentation software, audio/video editing, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, Creative and Performing Arts students have priority, PaperCut Credit

Nursing, Fournet Hall, Rooms 111 (Lab Map) and 111B (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Marlene Carter, 357-6877
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, Nursing students have priority, PaperCut Credit

Psychology, Bienvenu Hall, Rooms 305 (Lab Map) & 315 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Helen Tousek, 357-6594
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Psychology Software, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, Psychology students have priority

Scholar’s College, Morrison Hall, Room 232 (Lab Map), Kyser Hall, Rooms 132 (Lab Map) & 139 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: William Housel, 357-4577
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, Scholars’ College students have priority, PaperCut Credit

Social Sciences, Kyser Hall, Room 206 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Lanay Baldridge, 357-6195
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required

Student Support Services, Kyser Hall, Room 243 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Frances Welch, 357-5901
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, PaperCut Credit

Testing & Proctoring, Kyser Hall, Room 401G
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Christie Price, 357-524-5246
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Laser Printing, Internet
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required

The following off-campus “satellite” sites were also funded through Student Technology Fees. “These open labs are opened to currently enrolled NSU/BPCC@NSU students.” These labs are not available for class instruction. As above, a valid myNSU account is required to gain access.

Nursing, Shreveport, LA
Location: Nursing Education Center, Rooms 105 (Lab Map) and 112 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Jennifer Long, 357-6482
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Nursing CAI, Internet, Laser Printing
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, PaperCut Credit

Fort Polk, Leesville, LA
Location: Bldg. 550, Room 125 (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Tommy Tilley, 337-392-3141
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Internet, Laser Printing
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, PaperCut Credit

Cenla Campus, Alexandria, LA
Location: England Airpark, Conference Room (Lab Map)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
Contact: Chris Eding, (318) 484-2184 Extension 109
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Internet, Laser Printing
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, PaperCut Credit

The following off-campus “satellite” sites are also open to all NSU/BPCC@NSU Students when they are not being used for class instruction. Not all labs were purchased with Student Technology Fees. As above, a valid myNSU account is required to gain access.

Nursing, Shreveport, LA
Location: Warrington Hall, Rooms 227, 256 & 258, Shreveport Library, 101 (Lab Map) & 101J (Lab Map)
Hours: Lab admittance with permission after class time
Contact: Antoinette Carter, 318-677-3018
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Nursing Software, Internet, Laser Printing
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required

Fort Polk, Leesville, LA
Location: Bldg. 550, Rooms 119 (Lab Map) & 124 (Lab Map), Nursing & Testing
Hours: Lab admittance with permission after class time
Contact: Tommy Tilley, 337-392-3141
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Nutritional Software, Internet, Laser Printing
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, PaperCut Credit

Rapides Medical, Alexandria, LA
Location: Medical Arts Building, Room 204 (Lab Map)
Hours: Lab admittance with permission after class time
Contact: Gwen Cope, 318-769-7991
Software / Information: Microsoft Office, Nursing Software, Internet, Laser Printing
Lab Restrictions: myNSU account required, PaperCut Credit

The following Library areas were also funded through Student Technology Fees. These Library workstations are also open to all Northwestern State University Students.

Watson Library, Natchitoches, LA
Location: Watson Library, Rooms 108, 201, 215, 301 and 311
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Closed Saturdays, Sunday: 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Contact: Abbie Landry, 357-4403
Software / Information: Internet, Laser Printing
Lab Restrictions: Internet research only

Shreveport Library, Shreveport, LA
Location: Shreveport Library, Room 101
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Closed Weekends
Contact: Paula Craig, 318-667-3007
Software / Information: Internet, Laser Printing
Lab Restrictions: Internet research or myNSU account required

Fort Polk Library, Leesville, LA
Location: Bldg. 552, Room 22
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Anna MacDonald, 337-392-3126
Software / Information: Internet, Laser Printing
Lab Restrictions: Internet research only

Northwestern has many computer labs that are designed for students and students are free to use these labs during their operational hours as long as they adhere to the current Lab Usage Policy.

Lab Usage Policy: The use of University computer equipment or network access for any reason other than approved University activities is strictly forbidden. Violations will result in loss of user access to the University network and to all University computer facilities.