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2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401



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The Knox College Computer Center maintains five public computer labs. In addition, some individual departments maintain their own specialty labs. Each lab maintains different hours; all lab hours are extended during the final examination periods. Labs may be reserved for specific academic and administrative needs throughout the academic year when not in conflict with courses scheduled in the respective spaces.

Computer Lab services include:

  • Computing Assistance: Lab Assistants are on duty to assist you whenever the lab is open.
  • Printing: Black & white and color printers are available. 
  • Items Available for Checkout: Headphones, Dell Venue tablets, and an iPad, are available for checkout with a valid Knox College ID

Computer Lab Locations

Burkhardt Lab

The Dorothy Johnson '39 and Richard Burkhardt '39 Language Center is located on the first floor of George Davis Hall (GDH). The center contains one instruction station and 24 Virtual Desktop Machines. There are two Work Group rooms available for faculty or students to work on individual and group multimedia projects. Both rooms have supplementary audiovisual devices and iMac workstations, one with Rosetta Stone. A viewing room equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia equipment facilitates additional requirements of modern language learning techniques as part of the Burkhardt Language Learning Center.
Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Caterpillar Classroom

Located in the lowest level of SMC's E-Wing, the Caterpillar Lab contains 20 Virtual Desktop CPU workstations, each equipped with a 23 -inch flat screen monitor. An instructor station is available for projection. Instructors can turn off all student monitors with one power switch. This electronic teaching classroom is equipped with projection. The layout and power of these machines makes this classroom ideal for the integration of high-end applications and/or programming into instruction.
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. -- Midnight
Friday 8:00 a.m. -- 6:00 p.m.
Saturday Noon -- 6:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon -- Midnight

Sparks Digital Studio

Located in the Whitcomb Art Center, the Sparks Digital Studio contains 21 3.2 GHz Quad i5, 27" Core iMac workstations with 8 GB RAM. The scanner by the instructor station can assist students in copying film and documents in high resolution. This electronic teaching classroom is equipped with a projector and large screen. Additional power and standardization make this teaching space ideal for a variety of instructional purposes.
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m. -- Midnight
Friday: 8:00 a.m. -- 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: Noon -- 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: Noon -- Midnight

Stellyes Classroom

Located in the basement of SMC's E-Wing, Stellyes contains 24 Solid State Drive workstations and 24" flat panel monitors. An instructor station is available for data projection. Instructors can turn of all monitors with a power switch by the desk.
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. -- Midnight
Friday 8:00 a.m. -- 6:00 p.m.
Saturday Noon -- 6:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon -- Midnight

Founders Lab

Located in Seymour Union across from the Student Life office. The Lab is equipped with 17 Virtual Desktop PCs with 23" flat panel monitors and 8 27" iMacs with 8 GB RAM. The lab also includes 2 high end iMacs and 2 high end PCs for video editing, a large screen for group work, white boards, headphones w/mic and 5 surface tablets for checkout to be used in the lab.
7:30 AM to 2:00 AM.  Hours may be extended to 24 hours during finals.

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