The primary mission of the computer lab is to enhance the library science curriculum with the latest computer technology and programs. In order that the community of students and faculty have a successful computing experience, users are asked to follow the guidelines in the Computer Lab Agreement.


The Department of Library and Information Science lab in Columbus School of Law Room 318 and Information Commons Room 315 are available for LIS students to use upon confirmation of time and date. Email cua-lis@cua.edu and let us know when you will use the lab. Or call 202-319-5876 during the following hours:

Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

But check the calendar, as it may be reserved during the day. LIS students may request to use the lab off hours any other time it is free. Please send an email to cua-lis@cua.edu to ensure it will be unlocked.

The Information Commons, Room 315, is available to reserve before and after regular hours and on weekends. Consult the calendar and let us know your time slot.

Students may use the general computing lab in Leahy Hall, Room 117 (open 24 hours).

For issues regarding the lab, email the staff: cua-lis@cua.edu.

Submit a Reservation: Computer Lab Columbus School of Law Room 318 for classroom reservation email labstaff at: cua-lis@cua.edu.

Technology Inventory

Do you need specific software or hardware? Search the Technology Inventory to find out what best serves your needs.