Open Computer Labs

It is our pleasure to welcome you to Xavier's Open Computer Laboratories. Our mission is to
provide the community of Xavier University; computing resources, hardware, software and a
capable staff to help users excel in their academic pursuit, in an arena that is advantageous to

* All programs requesting Computer Lab usage must be an affiliate of (sponsored by)
Xavier University of Louisiana. A “request form” must be completed and faxed to ext. 7497.

*Others must contact the Office of Student Academic Success (ext. 5467) or, if associated
with Summer Programs, the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s office.

General Resources

  • Internet access
  • Web browsers
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Laser Printing

Supported Media

  • CD-R, CD-RW and USB

Platforms Available

  • Windows / MAC

Laboratory Use Policies

Lab Access

  • Each user must be a member of Xavier University of LA community (Limited usage is available to official University visitors).
  • All students, faculty and staff must be able to present proper identification.

Conduct in Lab

  • No food drink or pets are permitted in Labs under any circumstances.
  • Cell phone usage is strictly prohibited in University Computer Labs.
  • The Labs are study areas and noise must be kept to a minimum as these facilities are for academic purposes.


  • Each semester a $5.00 credit is added to each student's account. Additional funds may be added via the X-Card.
  • Users are responsible for saving their documents on their own USB or CD-ROM.
  • Saving documents or files to the systems is not allowed, as files saved to the desktop or hard drive will be lost once you are logged off.
  • User supplied headphones are to be used at all times when listening to sound on computers.
  • Downloading or installing programs on the hard drives is strictly prohibited.
  • Recreational computer usage is prohibited during the weeks of Pre-Finals / Final Examination.
  • Please inform Lab assistants of any hardware/software difficulties. Do not attempt to correct these problems yourself.


  • In the event of urgent situations and University alarms, Lab assistants will immediately direct users to the nearest exit.


  • Lab personnel are not responsible for lost items. (Users may check with Lab personnel for items that may have been turned into the office or found).
  • Lab personnel are not responsible for lost data, but will make every effort to assist users in the retrieval process.

Removal of Uncooperative Users

  • Users in noncompliance of rules will be asked to leave.
  • Obvious disregard of listed policies can result in loss of user privileges. © 2015

General Operational Hours

  • The University Open Computer Labs are available for your use. In addition, there are Mini-Labs available in all University Residential Housing Facilities.
LABSMonday - ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
RMC – Library 1st. Floor7:00am - 2:00am7:00am - 8:00pm10:00am-6:00pm12:30pm-2:00am
205 – Norman C. Francis Building Room 2nd Floor8:00am - 5:00pm8:00am - 5:00pmClosedClosed
402A – Xavier South 4th Floor8:00am - 5:00pm8:00am - 5:00pmClosedClosed
MAC8:00am - 5:00pm8:00am - 5:00pmClosedClosed