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Computer Labs & Classrooms

Bard College offers a large number of Macintosh and Windows computers available in computing labs and classrooms throughout the campus.

Software in our Labs

Most computers minimally contain DVD & RW drives as well as the following software:

  • Browsers (FireFox, Safari, IE)
  • FTP/SSH/Telnet
  • MS Office Suite
  • iApps (on Macs only)
Some classroom specific software includes multimedia applications such as the Adobe CS3 Suite and Final Cut or scientific, computational, programming, and statistical software such as SPSS, Mathematica, Dr. Scheme, and Maple. Additional software is indicated below.


Unless otherwise noted, the labs should be open during the hours posted on this page.  If a lab is not open during the scheduled hours, please contact HelpDesk at 845-758-7500 (weekdays 9am-5pm) or Bard College Security at 845-758-7460 (all other times).

Bertelsmann Campus Center

Second Floor Lab 203 | Fall 2016 – Spring  2017 Semesters

Mon – Fri: 8am-11pm
Weekends: noon – midnight

6 Dell Optiplex 9010, Windows 7, Intel Core i7, 3.4GHz
6 iMac, DualCore 2.4GHZ
SPSS; Telnet/FTP; Mathematica
ICQ, IRC, Adobe Suite
1 laser printer

Henderson Computer Resources Center

PC Lab – Old Henderson 101 A | Fall 2016 – Spring  2017 Semesters

Mon-Fri: 8:00am-midnight
Sat-Sun: noon – midnight

PC: 18 student + 1 teacher Dell Optiplex 7440 All-in-One Desktops; Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, 3.3GHz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM
ArcGIS, Mathematica 10, Matlab, Office 2013, SAS 9.4, SPSS 24, STATA IC 13
1 laser printer (in hallway)

Mac Multimedia Lab – Old Henderson 106 | Fall 2016 – Spring  2017 Semesters

Mon-Fri: 8:00am-midnight
Sat-Sun: noon – midnight

Mac: 16 student + 1 teacher iMac 21.5-inch Late 2015, 2.8GHz Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM
Adobe CC Suite, Final Cut Pro, Blender, UnRAR/Stuffit
1 laser printer (in hallway)

Henderson Annex 

Public Lab – New Henderson 100 | Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Semesters

Open 24 hours

PC: 22 Dell Optiplex 9030 All-in-One Desktops; Windows 7 Pro 64-bit, 3.0GHz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM
Mac: 13 iMac 21.5-inch Late 2013; OS 10.10 Yosemite, Intel Core i5; 8GB RAM

Mathematica 10, Office 2013, SPSS 24, SAS 9.4, 8 PCs have ArcGIS 10, 2 PCs have USB-attached scanners and Adobe Creative Suite Design Premium 6 with Acrobat Pro X
Mac: Photoshop CS6, Acrobat X Pro, SPSS, Office 2011

2 laser printers; 4 Scanners

Sawkill 101

Public Lab – | Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Semesters


PC: 2 PCs
Mac: 2 iMacs


Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center (Avery)

Mac Multimedia Lab | Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Semesters

The Ottaway Film Center houses a multimedia computing lab equipped with the latest Adobe and Apple graphics and video editing suites, as well as various decks for importing and exporting standard and high-definition digital video. Although this lab is primarily used by the Film and Electronic Arts Program it is open to the Bard Community.

This lab is used as a classroom each semester.  A class schedule is posted on the door.  When a class meets in the lab, the lab is closed to students and community-members.  Due to the frequency of class schedule changes, we do not post class hours on this website.

OPEN Every day: 9am – 1am

Mac: 17 iMac 27-inch Late 2015 Retina 5K; OS 10.11 El Capitan, 3.2GHz Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM
Adobe CC Suite, Final Cut Pro, Blender, UnRAR/Stuffit
4 NTSC monitors; 1 laser printer


These computers are for research only and are available whenever the library is open.

Main Floor Lab

  • PC: 15 Dell Optiplex 3030 Computers
  • Printers: 4 laser printers

Second Floor Lab

Mon     8:30am-1am
Tues     8:30am-1am
Wed     8:30am-1am
Thu      8:30am-1am
Fri        8:30am-10pm
Sat       10am-10pm
Sun      10am-1am
PC: 9 Dell Optiplex 9010, Windows 7
Mac: 3 iMacs, Intel Core i5 2.5GHZ
PC: J-Print, Dr. Scheme
Mac: ICQ, IRC, Dreamweaver, ImageReady, PhotoshopdivX
1 Scanner, 1 laser printer

Specialized Labs & Classrooms

This space is available by reservation only. Please call or email Laura Morano at the Helpdesk at 845-758-7500.
Printers: 1 laser printer
Primarily used by the Computer Science Program.
Primarily used by the Computer Science Program.
Located on the second floor of the Olin Language Center, this public lab (LC207) with multiple teaching and tutoring spaces, is primarily designed for and used by foreign language students, faculty, and CFLC staff.
PC: 30 Dells
Printers/Other: 1 Scanner; 1 laser printer
Software: foreign language software
Primarily used by the Mathematics Program
Mac: 19 iMacs
Located on the second floor of the Henderson Computer Resources Center, the faculty lab is a space designated for faculty use only.
PC: 2 Dells
Mac: 2 Mac 3G
Printers/Other: 1 b&w laser printer, 1 color laser printer; 3 scanners

Supplemental Computing Clusters

Reem-Kayden Public Lab
A public computing lab is available on the first floor.

  • PC: 4 Dell PCs

Campus Center Lobby
These computers are open to the public and are available whenever the campus center is open. Contact the information desk for hours at 758-7095.  

  • Mac: 3 iMacs