College of Design

About the Labs

The College of Design has two computer lab locations (St. Paul and Minneapolis) totaling seven labs and classrooms with approximately 200 computers, and around 200+ open hours per week. The labs also offer specialized application software including Adobe, Autodesk, ArcGIS, and OptiTex. The combined locations provide students with access to four high-quality color printers along with five color plotters, a large format scanner, four flat-bed scanners, a textile printer and a photo printer.


Rapson Hall has an open lab in room 71, and a classroom lab in room 33. McNeal Hall has an open lab in room 69, and classroom labs in rooms 216, 305, 310, 316, & 336.

For more information about hours, locations, room availability, hardware, software, lab usage policies, and other information, please see the right-hand navigation pane.


Please make certain to read and understand the CDes Computer Lab Use Policy. Users of the computer lab are expected to be familiar with this policy.




Computer Lab Usage Policy

Computer Software Change Policy




Greg Lockhart

Computer Lab Manager

Phone: 612-624-8633







General Lab Information
   About the Labs
   Hours and Locations

Lab Resources
   Printing and Plotting
   Hardware and Software
   Software Tutorials
   Lab Reservations
   Digital Design Review




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Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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