Computing Facilities

Center for Creative Technology (CCT)

CCT Open Computing Lab - Seeley Mudd 1st Floor

Hours | Check Computer Availability at the CCT | Map of Available Computers
12 Macs, 9 Windows computers; laptop stations; 2 scanners; black and white, and color printing

The IT Help Desk is located in the CCT in the main area with the computers and printers.

Seeley Mudd Computer Center

 
The CCT on the 1st floor level of Seeley Mudd includes the following spaces:

CCT Open Computing Lab: general purpose computers, black and white, and color printers. 

Multimedia Workstations: in the main CCT open lab offer audio, video, photography, scanning, and graphic design tools.

Multimedia Production Lab - Seeley Mudd 115: teaching lab with 13 iMac computers and software for multimedia production. Open to all users outside of scheduled class times. 

Audio Production Studio - Seeley Mudd 116: two audio isolation booths with digital audio workstations for recording and production. Training required for access.

Video Production Studio - Seeley Mudd 102: production space with dedicated lighting, backdrops, and HD video equipment. Training required for acess.


 

Hours

Academic Term:

24-hours for students, faculty, and staff  (ID card access required 6pm-6am and on weekends)

If the college closes for severe weather or other emergency reasons, the CCT may also close.

Breaks:
Thanksgiving Break

Sat 11/22 - Wed 11/26    8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thurs 11/27                     Closed
Fri - Sat 11/28 - 11/29    12 noon - 9:00 p.m.
Sun 11/30                       10:00 a.m. - midnight 12:00 a.m.

Winter Break

Fri 12/19                                  8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sat 12/20 - Sun 12/21             Closed
Mon 12/22 - Tues 12/23          8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed 12/24 - Sun 12/28           Closed
Mon 12/29 - Tues 12/30          8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed 12/31 - Sun 1/4               Closed

Interterm

Weekdays from Mon 1/5 - Tuesday 1/20          8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
Weekends from Mon 1/5 - Tuesday 1/20          Closed

Summer

CCT hours are 24 hours with ID card access from 6pm to 6am.

Audience: 
Students
Faculty
Staff
Five College Students
Getting Started: 

IT Support Services staff and students maintain the CCT and answer computing questions. The offices of IT Support Services (ITSS) and Academic Technology Services (ATS) are located in the CCT. Any questions about the services offered by the CCT should be addressed to Luis Hernandez, Director of IT Support Services. We welcome your comments.

General Computing Facilities

These computing facilities are generally available to all members of the Amherst College community on a first-come, first-served basis. Staff and student lab supervisors maintain the workspaces and answer computing questions during open hours. Black and white and color public printing is available in all locations.

Check Computer Availability - CCT, Frost Level A Lab, Frost Lane Room, and Keefe Science Library

Frost A Level Lab Frost Lane Room Lab Merrill Science Library Computers Smudd CCT Open Lab


 

 

 

 

Audience: 
Students
Faculty
Staff
Five College Students
Getting Started: 

Merrill Sciences 215 Computer Classroom

Merrill 215 Computing Lab

Merrill Sciences 215 Classroom Schedule

Features:

  • Audio/video projection
  • 12 Windows computers + 1 instructor computer
  • Chairs for 24 students
  • 27" monitors
  • Central table
  • Black-and-white printing

A large seminar/layout table is in the center of the room with computers around the perimeter. Rolling chairs facilitate moving between discussion at the table and hands-on activities at the computers. Whiteboards are at the front of the room.

Merrill 215 is available for individual use when there are no classes in session, with key-card access when the building is open (24/7 during the academic term).

Check the room availability using the Merrill Sciences 215 Classroom Schedule link above. To reserve the room, contact the IT Help Desk by email at AskIT @amherst.edu, online at https://AskIT.amherst.edu, or phone at (413) 542‐2526.

Audience: 
Students
Faculty
Staff

Webster Room 102 Computer Classroom

Webster 102 Computer Lab

Webster 102 Classroom Schedule

Check Computer Availability at Webster 102 | Map of Available Computers

Features:
  • Audio/video projection
  • 22 Windows computers + 1 instructor computer
  • Chairs for 40 students
  • Central modular tables
  • Black-and-white printing

Open during building hours with key card access when not in use for classes

Classroom with a seminar table in the center of the room and computers around the perimeter. Rolling chairs facilitate moving between discussion at the table and hands-on activities at the computers. There is an instructor's computer in the front of the room and audio/video projection equipment.

Audience: 
Students
Faculty
Staff
Getting Started: 

To reserve Webster 102 go to the Webster 102 Schedule page and see if the time you wish to reserve is free. When ready to reserve time contact the IT Help Desk by email at AskIT @amherst.edu, online at https://AskIT.amherst.edu, or phone at (413) 542‐2526.