Computer Labs

The University of Virginia's College at Wise Office of Information Technology provides students access to several computer labs across campus. We equip these labs with the software and hardware students need to complete assignments and projects as well as surf the internet and chat with friends. Please browse the computer labs information below for more information including lab times, software and hardware availability, and much more.

Computer Lab Reservations
Instructors and other staff members can reserve OIT computer labs for events and other functions. Educational themed events get priority over generic events.  If you are interested in reserving a computer lab, please contact the Helpdesk for further information.

Please note:  Hours may vary and are subject to change without notice.

Darden Hall Math/Computer Science Lab

Location: Darden Hall 210
Hours: Contact Computer Science Department
Contact: Jim Stewart, 276-328-0304

Supports computer science coursework in a multi-platform, TCP/IP network environment. Thirty-seven computers support programming languages such as Visual Basic, Visual C++ and Ada. The PCs give access to two Linux servers that provide various other programming languages including C, Pascal, and

LiSP. Microsoft Office 2010 Professional, Mathematica, Minitab and the Internet may be accessed using the PCs. A scanner  and LaserJet printers are available for student use.

Darden Hall Multimedia Lab

Location: Darden Hall 010


8:00am to 5:00pm

Contact: Helpdesk, 276-376-4509

Supports student development of graphic, audio, video, and

web projects for all majors.

A multimedia center which includes a computer, VCR, DVD player, projector and other equipment.

The lab houses 30 PC computers.

Zehmer Hall Language/Nursing Lab
Zehmer Hall 210

Monday- Friday

8:00am to 5:00pm

Lab Phone:
Contact: Helpdesk, 276-376-4509

Supports language and literature coursework with a network of 10 PC computers.



Zehmer Hall Writing Center

Location: Zehmer Hall
Hours: Contact Language and Literature Department
Contact: Cindi Polly-Newlon, 276-376-4551

Supports writing needs of the English department with 5 Macintosh computers.



Science Complex Science Lab

Location: Science Building
Hours: Contact Natural Sciences Department
Contact: Margie Tucker, 276-328-0224

Supports science coursework with a network of 24 PC


Applications include Microsoft Office 2010, HyperChem, and SigmaPlot

Wyllie Library Library Lab

Location: Library 002


8:00am to 10:00pm


8:00am to 5:00pm


1:00pm to 5:00pm


1:30pm to 10:00pm

Check at the Circulation Desk for availability

Contact: Assistant to the Director for Public Services, 276-328-0159

Supports student coursework by allowing students to conduct academic research.  Reference Librarians are available to assist with academic research.  The lab houses 10 PC computers.



Smiddy Hall
Business Lab

Location: Smiddy Hall 266

Hours are posted outside of door.  Check for lab availability.


Supports business coursework with a network of 24 PC computers.

A multimedia center which includes a computer, VCR, DVD player, projector and other equipment.



Smiddy Hall
Social and Behavioral Sciences Lab

Location: Smiddy Hall
Hours: Contact Social and Behavioral Sciences Department
Contact: Patrick Withen, 276-376-4526

Supports students analyzing data with statistical software. Six PC computers are available.