Help Desk
Lab Schedule
QR Codes
Lab Policy
HP5151 Projector
Foot Patrol
Lab Access
Lab Hours
Herzberg Hours
Lab Usage

If you’re taking a Computer Science course, then you can use one of the SCS Labs! Most labs have table space for laptops and group work. Lab locations are listed below.Please note that the SCS Labs will OPEN at reduced capacity in the Fall 2021.

The SCS computer labs consist of standard PC that run a non-configurable Windows 10 operating system (users cannot install any software). All systems are equipped with the Software needed for your SCS course.

All people MUST be masked in classroom settings – this is not a guideline – this is absolutely mandatory and must be followed. – Mask Guidance

All lab users must create an SCS Windows Account using the online account creation system.

Some labs require swipe card access. The access to a lab is dependent on the Computer Science course that you’re currently enrolled in. The computer labs are booked for tutorials, in-lab-exams and special events. All Carleton students can use Carleton University printers via the CU on the GO printing service.

Help Desk

The SCS Help desk is CLOSED to in-person service until further notice. Technical Support is available by following these instructions:

Lab Schedule: Fall 2021

Here are the labs available for Computer Science course students:

Lab # Capacity Name Access Type Schedule
HP3115 12 SCS Undergraduate Lab Open to all COMP students OPENING: Thu. Sep. 9, 2021
HP4115 12 SCS Undergraduate Lab CLOSED CLOSED
HP4125 6 TA Center Open to all COMP students OPENING: Thu. Sep. 9, 2021
HP4155 25 Tutorial Lab Open to all COMP students


OPENING: Thu. Sep. 9, 2021

Tutorial Schedule

HP5151 10 Sr. Undergraduate & Game Development Lab Sr. UG’s and current Gaming Students


OPENING: Thu. Sep. 9, 2021

(*) The labs are open during the official Herzberg building hours and closed otherwise

Learn how to access the digital projector in room HP5151

HP4155 Fall 2021 Schedule

QR Codes in the teaching labs

Lab Policy

The SCS Lab Policy covers:

  • Prohibited Expressions
  • Prohibited Conduct
  • Prohibited Food/Drinks
  • Lab Access
  • Other Policies

The SCS computer labs are for the use of SCS students, staff and faculty only. If there are non-SCS students in the lab, please report them to the SCS Tech Staff or contact University Safety at x3612

Foot Patrol

CUSA Foot Patrol offers safe walks on campus and up to an hour off-campus (including public transit) seven days a week from 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Call (613) 520-4066 during their operational hours to use the service, or check out Foot Patrol for more information.

Working Late? You’re not alone! Working After Hours Program

Lab Access


The School of Computer Science is using Campus Card Access for its laboratories. This means that you can use your Campus Card to enter the labs.

Your lab access is based on the program and course that you are currently enrolled in. For example, if you are enrolled in COMP3004 in the fall term then your access to the lab will commence on the first day of the fall term and end on the last day of the fall term (unless otherwise posted).

Please note that only Computer Science students have access to these facilities. Individuals that gain access to the space and are not eligible to be in the space can be reported to the Department of University Safety. Many of the labs are monitored both with video surveillance and using swipe-card access.

For problems concerning the Campus Card Access system, please contact the SCS Technical Staff.

Lab Hours

The access card labs are open 24 hrs/day 7 days per week but are subject to building hours (see below). Please be aware of lab closures on holidays and between academic terms.

Herzberg Building Hours

Please scan the QR Code when you enter the Herzberg building

Please note that the Herzberg building hours are:

    • Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

    • Saturday, Sunday and Holidays CLOSED

SCS Lab Usage

Fall 2019 HP3115 HP4115 HP4125 HP4155 HP5151
# of Swipes 2883 10685 12757 13812 3385
People *
264 565 989 1512 164

Winter 2019 HP3115 HP4115 HP4125 HP4155 HP5151
# of Swipes 1,909 6,701 7,153 9,398 3,422
People *
287 577 893 1,486 273

Fall 2018 HP3115 HP4115 HP4125 HP4155 HP5151
# of Swipes 5,385 11,708 9,639 16,168 3,873
People *
404 572 739 1,358 256

Note: Data reported by the campus card swipe cards (CBORD). These numbers are lower bounds. * People refers to the number of unique people that have used the lab during the term.

Reporting Problems

Want to report a problem? Contact the SCS Technical Staff

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