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General Purpose Computer Labs

About Us

The General Purpose Student Computer Labs are a distributed network of computer facilities across the university campus, serving the needs of SU students, faculty and staff. Each lab in the university network is operated and supported by the Division of Information Technology

In addition to meeting the general academic needs of all university students, each lab provides discipline-specific software and resources to fulfill the unique academic requirements of the students within the supporting School or College.

The Student Computer Labs provide innovative technologies and services that attract, inspire and support current and future Southern University students as they pursue their academic and personal goals. The Division offer a wide range of services and resources that support innovation, creative cross-discipline endeavors, and academic development.


It is the mission of the Student Computer Labs to support the University's mission and strategic plans by providing:

  • Open access to high quality, technologically-advanced environments in which students may pursue their academic endeavors

  • State-of-the-art environments that support students in their personal and professional goals and assist them in preparing for the work force of the future

  • Technology that promotes the university's commitment to academics, research, community engagement, and creative activities

  • Professional and friendly customer service assistants who enhance the university's ability to attract and retain qualified students

  • Computer lab environments that support increased leadership in professional service and outreach activities that improve the quality of life in each student. 
  • Environments that nurture a spirit of community, unity, and pride throughout the university.