Computer Labs

Students working on computers in a lab

The College of Design has multiple computer labs and classrooms in both Rapson Hall on the Minneapolis campus and McNeal Hall on the St. Paul campus. Our computer labs give students access to high-quality printing/plotting services, flatbed scanners, and specialized printing. The Rapson Hall location offers plotting, laser printing, and flatbed scanning. The McNeal Hall location offers plotting, photo and transparency printing, textile plotting, and flatbed scanning.

Hours & Locations

Spring Break 2024 Hours

Closed for Spring Break

Saturday, March 2 to Sunday, March 10: Labs are accessible 24/7 via U-card. Lab attendant-based services such as plotting, photo, and transparency printing will not be available.


McNeal Hall Lab, Room 69

Monday–Thursday, 9:00 AM–9:00 PM  
Friday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM  
Saturdays, 12:00–5:00 PM
Sundays, 1:00–9:00 PM

Rapson Hall Lab, Room 71

Monday–Thursday, 9:00 AM–9:00 PM  
Friday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM  
Saturdays, 12:00–5:00 PM
Sundays, 1:00–9:00 PM

While computer labs are available for use 24/7 to design students during the semester, printing in our labs is only available during the hours listed above.

Purchase Rhinoceros

Looking to purchase Rhino? Contact Sarah Gleason. The cost is $72, and we can only accept GopherGold.

Policies

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Computer Lab Usage

The College of Design's computer labs are shared spaces to be used responsibly. All lab users are expected to read, understand and comply with the Computer Lab Usage Policy.

Lab Software Change

College departments or instructors may request new software or software upgrades for the computer labs. The Software Change Policy outlines collegiate policy as it pertains to these requests.