Arts Faculty Computer Lab

The Arts Faculty Computer Lab (AFC Lab) provides access to computing resources and a variety of software in support of teaching, learning, research and creative endeavours at the University of Calgary.

AFC Lab

Our lab is open for use by all University of Calgary students, staff, faculty and alumni with a valid university IT account. The lab operates on behalf of the Faculty of Arts and is located in the basement of the Social Sciences building, rooms 018 and 020.

The lab features 112 PC and  24 Mac computer workstations, running both Windows and Apple operating systems. The lab is also setup with full printing capability in both black and color at sizes up to 11"x17".

Contact

Location: Social Sciences Building Room 018
Phone: (403) 220-5406
Email: afcl@ucalgary.ca

After Hours Contact:
(403) 615-0563 (emergency only)

Mail

University of Calgary
Attn: Robert McNeil
Social Sciences 1322
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 1N4
Canada

Lab Inquiries

Barbara von Wolzogen
Social Sciences 1326
Phone: (403) 220-6104
Fax: (403) 282-8606

Hours

These hours are subject to change without notice.

Jan. 1 - May 12

  1. Days

    Mon - Fri
    Sat - Sun
    Holidays

  2. Hours

    8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

May 13 - June 30

  1. Days

    Mon - Fri
    Sat - Sun
    Holidays

  2. Hours

    8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    CLOSED
    CLOSED

  1. Days

    Mon - Fri
    Sat - Sun
    Holidays

  2. Hours

    TBA

  1. Days

    Mon - Fri
    Sat - Sun
    Holidays

  2. Hours

    TBA

All exam breaks

  1. Days

    Mon - Fri
    Sat - Sun
    Holidays

  2. Hours

    10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    CLOSED
    CLOSED

Bookings

The AFC Lab is available for class bookings to all UCalgary academic staff. Faculty of Arts bookings have priority over non-Arts requests. All requests are on a first come/first served basis. If you have any questions on reserving the lab please contact Barb von Wolzogen at 403-220-6104 or by email at afcl@ucalgary.ca.

Schedules

Check the reservations to see if the dates and times you wish to schedule are available.

View room schedules

Capacity

Please note the capacity of each of the sections prior to booking.

  • Section 1 - 27 PC's
  • Section 2 - 41 PC's
  • Section 3 - 44 PC's
  • Section 4 - 24 Macs

 

Reservations

To reserve the lab you will need to login using your UCalgary email address and password.

AFC Lab reservation form

Confirmation

You will receive an automatic email acknowledging the reservation request. The reservation can be edited or deleted prior to approval. Once the reservation has been confirmed, only the reservation's dates can be deleted.

Software

  1. TOEFL

    Longman iBT Prep 2.0

  1. Audio-Video

    Audacity 2.1.1
    VLC Media Player
    Windows Media Player

  2. Adobe

    Adobe Acrobat Distiller XI
    Adobe Acrobat vXI Professional
    Adobe Creative Cloud 2015

    • After Effects
    • Bridge
    • Dreamweaver
    • Edge Animate
    • Flash Builder
    • Flash Professional
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
    • Light Room
    • Media Encoder
    • Photoshop
    • Premiere Pro
  3. Graphics

    GIMP v2.8.4
    Paint.NET
    Rhinoceros v5.12
    Sculptris Alpha 6

  4. Internet

    Google Chrome v66.88.49309
    Internet Explorer v11.0.9
    Mozilla Firefox v47.0.1
    Skype 7.24
    SSH Secure Shell v3.2.9

  5. Math-Stats

    Matlab R2015a
    MPlus v7.4
    NVivo 11
    SPSS v24.0.0.1
    SPSS Amos v24
    Praat 6.0.17
    R v3.3.1
    R Studio v0.99.902
    Stata v13

  6. Microsoft Office

    Microsoft Access 2016
    Microsoft Excel 2016
    Microsoft InfoPath Designer
    Microsoft InfoPath Filler
    Microsoft One Note
    Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
    Microsoft Project 2016
    Microsoft Publisher 2016
    Microsoft Word 2016

  7. Open Office

    Base
    Calc
    Draw
    Impress
    Math
    Writer

  8. Programming

    Active Perl 5.22.2201
    Notepad ++
    Python 3.5
    Windows Powershell

  1. Graphics/ Presentation

    Grapher 2.0

  2. Math/Statistics

    Praat

  3. Internet

    Fetch v5.6
    Firefox v3.6.20
    Safari v5.0.6

  4. Utilities

    Acrobat Reader 8.0
    Dashboard
    Quick Time Player v7.7

  5. Microsoft Office

    Microsoft Excel 2008
    Microsoft PowerPoint 2008
    Microsoft Project Gallery 2008
    Microsoft Word 2008

Printing prices

The prices for printing letter (8.5x11), legal (8.5x14) or tabloid (11x17) in the Arts Faculty Computer Lab are as follows:

Black and white

Single sided — $0.08 per page
Double sided – $0.16 per page

Colour

Single sided — $0.20 per page
Double sided – $0.40 per page

Prices effective Sept. 6, 2016. Payment can be made using UniCard.

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