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Computer Labs

Last updated on May 12, 2022

CCA has a broad range of computer labs, lab classrooms, and casual–use computer stations outfitted to serve the college's varied curriculum.


Oakland Computer Labs

Lab

Type*

Location

Hours

Equipment**

LAB A

Open Computer Lab

Irwin Hall

CLOSED

19 workstations
1 B&W printer
1 Color phaser

MANX 204

Photo Department Computer Lab

Martinez Annex

CLOSED

16 workstations
1 B&W Printer
1 Color Phaser
​2 Networked Inkjet Epson Printers

Meyer Library Lab

Open Computer Lab

Meyer Library

CLOSED

23 workstations
1 B&W Printer

San Francisco Computer Labs

View map of San Francisco Computer Labs - due to construction not all locations maybe accurate

Lab

Type*

Location

Hours

Equipment**

SF LAB A

Computer Lab Classroom

Main Bldg, 2nd Floor

24 hours

19 workstations

SF LAB B

Computer Lab Classroom

Main Bldg, 2nd Floor

24 hours

20 workstations

SF LAB C

Computer Lab Classroom

Main Bldg, 2nd Floor

24 hours

18 workstations

SF LAB D

Open Computer Lab

Main Bldg, 2nd Floor

CLOSED SUMMER 2022

26 workstations

* Computer Lab Type

  • Open Computer Labs
    • High-end computer labs available to all CCA students and faculty, dedicated for graphic–intensive work. These labs have between 18–24 workstations, scanners, black–and–white and color laser printers.
  • Computer Lab Classrooms
    • The lab classrooms are dedicated for a variety of computer–based classes and can be used as open labs when classes are not being held. These labs have between 18–20 workstations, LCD projectors, sounds and speaker systems, and various peripherals.
  • Departmental Computer Labs
    • The departmental labs typically have fewer workstations and are outfitted to serve a specific department's computing needs. These labs are generally open to all students, with priority given to students within the specific department.
  • Casual–Use Computer Stations
    • Casual–use computer stations are dedicated for word processing, Internet and email access. Students are encouraged to use these computers (or their personal computers) for these activities. Casual–use stations are located in the libraries.

** Equipment Details

All computer workstations have this general hardware configuration. May vary slightly in each lab (for full listings, see Oakland Computer Labs and SF Computer Labs).

  • Dual Boot (Mac OS/Windows) iMac Workstations (18- 24 per lab)
  • Color and/or Black & White printers in labs or nearby
  • Wacom Cintiq pro tablets in some labs

Software installed on all workstations include:

  • Mac OS
  • Windows
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Autodesk (various)
  • Rhino
  • Maya

Full list of our available software

Printers and Scanners

  • Epson Scanners
  • Color printers
  • B&W printers

Lab Accounts: Generic "cca" Local User Account

To log onto the Mac OS or Windows computer lab workstations please use the local user account: cca

For the password, please see a User Support Specialist, a lab monitor, or faculty for assistance, or contact the Help Desk.