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Claxton 303 - Lab Information

  • Description and Purpose:

    Claxton 303 is for use by Austin Peay students, staff, and faculty only.  The lab is never closed for classes or seminars. It is always open to students during the following hours except for holidays and between semesters.  
  • Hours:  Fall 2011

    Monday7:30a.m. -- 8:00p.m.
    Tuesday7:30a.m. -- 8:00p.m.
    Wednesday7:30a.m. -- 8:00p.m.
    Thursday7:30a.m. -- 8:00p.m.
    Friday7:30a.m. -- 3:30p.m.
  • Computers:

    9 Dell Optiplex 760
    8 Dell Optiplex 780
    6 Dell Optiplex 790
  • Printers:

    2 HP Laserjet 4300N
    1 Lexmark C750
    1 Lexmark T620
  • Other Peripherals:

    An Epson color scanner is available for student use.
  • Software:
    Operating System(s)

    Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit

    Standard Software on all computers

    Geometer's Sketchpad
    Google Chrome
    Hawke’s learning Systems College Algebra
    Internet Explorer
    JCreator LE
    MathXL plug-ins for MyMathLab
    Microsoft Expression Web 2010
    Microsoft Logo
    Microsoft Office 2010
    Microsoft Project Professional 2007
    Microsoft Visio 2007
    Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, 2008
    Minitab 15
    Oracle Database 10g Express Edition
    Respondus LockDown Browser
    SSH Secure Shell
    XAMPP (Apache, PHP, Perl, MySQL)
  • Help Available:

    A lab worker will always be present to help with machine and software related problems.
    Contact person:  Nancy Smithfield.   
  • Lab Policy:

In order to increase availability of machines for students who have class assignments, provide a quiet environment in which to do work and provide a consistent user interface for all software, users of computer equipment in CX300 and CX303 must observe the following rules:

  • APSU computing and networking resources are limited; therefore, the first priority is the fulfillment of academic instructional objectives for students using the computer facilities. Students engaged in non-academic pursuits will be asked to relinquish machines to students who need to do work for their classes.
  • A few computers in the CX303 lab have limited copies of specialized software. The computers are clearly marked. Students in classes that need that software will have priority on these computers.
  • Everyone using the lab must sign in and out completing all information on the lab usage form when implemented.
  • Keep it quiet and do your own work.  Do not ask others sitting near you for assistance.  If you have trouble with the equipment ask the lab worker for assistance. Lab workers will assist with machine and software related problems only.  They will not assist with program logic.
  • Do not download, modify, or delete any files on the hard drive of the microcomputer unless asked to do so by faculty in the Computer Science and IT Department.  Do not download any Instant Messaging, File Sharing, or any other types of programs. If there is software that you need for class assignments and it is not available, ask the lab attendant. 
  • Use your own USB devices or CD/DVD media to save your data when working with microcomputer applications. Do not save your work to the hard drive of the computer in the lab.
  • Do not save any modifications to Microsoft Windows Environment or any other software product.  This includes changing color schemes, wallpaper, menus, etc.
  • Respect copyright laws.  It is illegal to make copies of the software in the labs, except as provided for in specific licensing agreements.
  • You may print only 1 copy of a finished document.  Use a copying machine for additional copies.
  • Put your cell phone on vibrate or turn it off. If you receive a call, step out into the hall to talk.
  • No food, drinks, or tobacco products.
  • No minors which includes children
  • No Games

See for additional APSU lab policy.