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Computer Lab

Summer Quarter 2021

The Computer Lab will be open to CPTC students, faculty and staff Monday-Friday from 7:30am-4:30pm, beginning Thursday, July 1. Campus check-in, masks, and physical distancing are required - but reservations are NOT required!  Visit us in the Learning Resource Center (Bldg 15) for computer use, printing and scanning services.

General Information

The Computer Lab is available for all Clover Park Technical College students during regular Library hours.  Computer Lab equipment includes:

  • 38 PCs
  • 3 Macs
  • 8 additional PCs in the Library that may be used for school-related purposes only
  • An accessible workstation with assistive technology, including Zoom Text & Zoom Text Keyboard, Dragon speech-to-text software, Jaws 2020, Scansnap Printer, and Bierley Mono Mouse

All computers have internet access as well as access to Library resources such as the ProQuest, EBSCOHost, Ebrary ebooks, Credo Reference and WOIS online databases. All computers are connected to a printer. Most Library/Lab computers have the following software:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Chrome and Firefox browsers
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser
  • Hawkes Mathematics
  • Adobe Reader
  • Quicktime

A computer technician is available to assist with general computer or software related questions. Computer technicians and library staff are not experts on all operating systems and software programs but will do their best to assist you. 

Staff cannot trouble personal computers, laptops, tablets or other technology devices.

Printing and Scanning

Printers are available in the Computer Lab and the Library. Printing and copying is free for CPTC students, and requires a Papercut account. Please see Computer Lab Tech Staff for help with setting up an account.

Black and white copies/prints are 5¢ per page, 3¢ for duplex. Color copies/prints are available in the Computer Lab only. Color printing is 10¢ per page, 8¢ for duplex.

The printers also function as scanners.  Documents are scanned as a PDF or jpeg and sent to an email account. There is no charge to use the scanner function on the printers but a printing code is required to access the scanning feature.

Technology Support

Student Email and Wi-Fi Support
For help with student email or WiFi, please contact Lili Cutler at or 253-589-5820.

Remote Scanning
In order to support access to course materials, we will continue to provide remote scanning services for students who cannot come to campus. Please contact the Library at or 253-589-5544. Visit the new Library Guide for more information.

Online Learning Support
Students who need assistance with Canvas or general online learning support should contact