Computers & Laptops


Library Computer Locations

Check Computer Availability

On the first floor, the instruction room (Room 123) has 20 desk-top computer stations available to students when not in use by classes. The Undergraduate Research Institute area of the library has 10 computers available. Eight computers are in the Quiet Zone and four kiosk computers are available to search the Library Catalog, check email, and print.

The second floor Computer Commons has 30 computers available for use anytime during library open hours. Four of these computers have scanners attached.

All desk-top computers feature Dual Monitors, Windows 10 and have MS Office 2016. There are also specialized programs like MatLab, CATIA, and SPSS available. Each desk-top station has a DVD/CD player, CD burner and can print to a color laser printer or the high quality HP Designjet plotter.


Laptops are available for checkout at the 1st floor Checkout Desk and 2nd Computer Commons Help Desk. Many of these laptops are for in-library use only. All laptops come with wireless network connectivity. Laptop Lock-Down cables are also available for checkout.

  • In-house Use Laptops (8 Hour Checkout)
    • Available on 1st and 2nd floors
    • In-library use only
    • Laptops may be renewed
    • Overdue fines are $1.00 per hour, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to a maximum of $24.00
    • Your ERAU account will be charged the marketplace cost for laptops not returned
  • Athletics Department Laptops (10 Day Checkout)
    •  Available at 2nd floor Computer Commons Help Desk
    • Limited to student athletes traveling for athletic events
  • 10-Day Loan Laptops
    • Available on the 1st floor and at 2nd floor Computer Commons Help Desk
    • Limited to one renewal
    • Will be checked for damage and missing components upon return
    • Your ERAU account will be charged the marketplace cost for laptops not returned

Computer Commons and Laptop Assistance

Computer Commons Help Desk staff provide support for computers, printers, scanners and software in the Computer Commons area. The desk is staffed during all open library hours. (List of available software)

Campus General Use Computing Labs

There are several general use labs available on campus for student use. More information about lab location and hours is available on the Open Computer Labs - Prescott Campus page or on the Student Open Computing Labs handout.

Testing Center & Open Computing Lab (Room 232)

The Testing Center is open to all students, staff and faculty for general computing as well as two 2019 Apple iMac’s with Adobe Creative Cloud for video, audio or photo editing or production needs when the Testing Center is not in use for testing (0800 – 1700). There are also four Dell OptiPlex 7040 computers for general use. For Testing Center information, please check with the Testing Administrator, or phone (928-777-3825 / 928-777-4874).

Prescott Campus Resnet Support Office (An IT Service)

ResNet (Resident Hall Network) is an Internet network that brings both wired Ethernet and wireless connectivity to residence halls on campus. ResNet Computing Consultants (RCC) are located in the Hazy Library in room 237. They provide a “Best effort” level of support and are here to help you fix your own computer. All services are provided free of charge. RCC is available fall and spring semesters only, Monday through Friday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Please contact the helpdesk by phone at 928-777-6990 or by using the IT Support form to open a support ticket.

 -Last Updated on September 14, 2020