WCC Student Computer Lab

Student Lab Hardware and Software

The Student Computer Lab, located in Wasserstein Hall B020, is equipped with 25 Windows XP computers and 5 Macs running OS 10.4. Software on these machines include:

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Corel Word Perfect
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Stata
  • Instant Messenger
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Netscape Navigator
  • Lexis/Nexis
  • Westlaw
  • Hollis
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator

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Printing and Scanning


The Macintosh computers are equipped with scanners & the Adobe Creative Suite.

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Introductory training on iMovie or Final Cut Pro is available at the Student Help Desk. Please contact the Student Help Desk for more information or to schedule a training session.

Additional Policies

  • User accounts/ files will be deleted 30 days after creation date. If you need more time you must contact the Student Help Desk before the 30 day expiration.
  • You must save all of your project files under your user account- remember to log in each time!
  • Files saved under the generic or administrator profile are subject to immediate deletion (to ensure adequate space for legitimate video editing projects).
  • User files are backed up weekly and stored on external hard drives in a secure location. Back ups are kept for 60 days.
  • Respect copyright policies.

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Student Fax Machine

A fax machine is available for student use. Pricing is as follows:

  • Domestic: $2.95 first page, $1.50 each additional page
  • International: $4.95 first page, $3.45 each additional page
  • Incoming: Free!

The phone number for incoming faxes is posted on the fax machine; you must be present at the machine to receive incoming faxes. Faxes not retrieved within 4 hours will be discarded.

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Hours of Operation

The Student Computer Lab and Help Desk are open:

Monday- Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Summer Hours begin on Memorial Day and are Monday- Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Regular hours are subject to change; changes will be posted here, in the Adviser and in the Lab.

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Last modified: August 31, 2012

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