Updated : 21-Apr-2010

On-Campus IT Resources

The University provides computing equipment and access to networks in order to further the academic work of students. Besides the 3 available laboratories equipped with PCs/Windows 7, scanners and printers, our students can bring their own computer and use the Wireless network available on campus.

New Students are encouraged to complete an orientation session before using the available equipment at their disposal. The schedule of the IT orientation session is part of the Orientation packet provided by the Student Life Department.

Location Of Computers On Campus

  • Padre Arrupe Hall Labs: Basement, Room 19 (18 computers); 1st Floor, Room 25 (20 computers)
  • San Ignacio Hall Lab: Ground floor, behind reception desk (20 computers)
  • Library reading room: Second floor San Ignacio Hall (6 computers)
  • Padre Rubio Hall: Basement (6 computers)


Computer Labs Opening Hours

During the Spring and Fall semesters, the Labs hours are as follows:

Padre Arrupe Hall Lab
San Ignacio Hall Lab
  • Monday-Thursday: 9:00 - 18:00
  • Friday: 9:00 - 15:00
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed
  • Monday-Friday: 9:00 - 18:00
  • Saturday & Sunday: 15:00-21:00


During the Summer Sessions, the Labs hours are as follows:

Padre Arrupe Hall Lab San Ignacio Hall Lab
  • Monday-Thursday: 9:00 - 15:00
  • Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Closed
  • Monday-Thursday: 9:00 - 19:00
  • Friday: 9:00 - 15:00
  • Saturday : Closed
  • Sunday: 17:00 - 20:00


These hours are subject to change on holidays. Any changes will be posted in the weekly Billiken News.

Classes are held in the Padre Arrupe Hall Labs. Please check the schedules posted on the doors or consult the schedule of rooms page. 


Other Resources

  • Laser printers are available in each computer lab, and in the PRH Student Lounge.
  • Scanners are located in San Ignacio Hall and Padre Arrupe Hall.

All lab computers have standard operating software installed on them, including:

  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Office
  • Acrobat Reader
  • Microsoft Explorer
  • Other software required for class work


Student Accounts & Personal Folders

To use our computers you need a username and password. Your username is usually made up of your last name and the first letter of your first name. Your initial password is your banner ID number. You will be asked to change it immediately. If you do not set up a password, your account will be disabled. It should also be noted that although the username and initial password are the same as for your MySLU account, they are unrelated systems, so changing a password on one will not result in it being changed on the other.

To be able to access your files from any of our computers, use your personal folder, also known as the 'Z drive.'

Google Drive: This is included as part of your mySLU services and can be used for additional online storage space.  It can be accessed from your mySLU tools or directly from the Gmail interface.

Student computer accounts are provisioned at the time of the student orientation session. If you did not register before Orientation Day you will have to request an account from ITS. See the IT FAQ for more information on how to request an account.

Student accounts are removed at the end of each semester and newly created at the beginning of the next semester. Even if you are still enrolled as a Student at Saint Louis University, your account will not be available during the Christmas and Summer holidays.


Printing Facilities and Print Quota

You are assigned your entire printing quota at the beginning of the semester.  It is your responsibility to manage your printing needs for the whole semester.

If your print quota runs out, you may purchase blocks of 50 pages for 5€ in the Finance Office.


Admission Policy

Access to the laboratory facilities is limited to members of the SLU university community. Students should identify themselves on entering by showing a current SLU-Madrid Campus Identification Card. The student ID card should be kept on display whilst a PC is being used.

Students are generally allowed to use any lab, as long as there are no classes being held in it. Please check the timetables posted weekly on the notice boards next to the labs before entering the room. Please leave the room if asked to do so by a professor or a lab coordinator.


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