Computer facilities

The University of Auckland provides computers for students’ academic use and class teaching.

Computing facilities are located on all campuses in faculty computer labs, libraries and information commons. The courses you are enrolled in determine which additional computing facilities and software you will have access to. Computer use is subject to the terms and conditions as described in relevant IT policies.

Information Commons computers

Find out more about the Information Commons.

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You can borrow a laptop from the helpdesk in these locations:

The following conditions apply:

  • You must present your Campus Card (ID) to borrow a laptop.
  • Borrowing a laptop has a 'same day' loan policy. Therefore, you must return the device on the same day and prior to the helpdesk closing.
  • Laptops cannot be borrowed overnight.
  • Laptops will not allow you to login while off-campus.
  • You must comply with all conditions for laptop use and are liable for costs incurred as a result of loss, theft or damage as per the Library Statute.

Fines for overdue or lost laptops

  • Fines are charged at $6.00 per day ($3.00 for laptop and $3.00 for charger). The maximum overdue fine is $90.
  • If you lose the laptop, you will be charged the replacement cost, which will not exceed $2,000.
  • Laptops not returned after three days are automatically charged as lost.

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Computer laboratories


Arts Helpdesk
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87959

For information about hours, locations and facilities - visit the Arts Labs website.

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Business and Economics

Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87168

Business and Economics Helpdesk
Room 038, Level 0
Sir Owen G Glenn Building
12 Grafton Road

For hours, bookings and further information on available services, see the support staff or visit the Business School facilities and resources website.

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Creative Arts and Industries

Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 85543

Creative Arts and Industries computer laboratories - Architecture Building
Building 421, Level 5
Rooms 521, 523 and 526
26 Symonds Street
City Campus

For opening hours and additional information, please contact the Creative Arts and Industries Student Centre.

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Epsom Information Commons
Sylvia Ashton-Warner Library
L Block, Gate 3
75 Epsom Ave
Epsom Campus

Ask us

For opening hours, please visit the Library hours website.

Teaching labs
N Block, Level 4
Rooms N431 and N433
75 Epsom Ave
Epsom Campus

ICT Suite - Tai Tokerau Campus
Room 6WLB-104, L Block
13 Alexander Street
Tai Tokerau Campus

The Faculty of Education and Social Work provides student access to the teaching labs for the general computing needs of all students enrolled in education and social work courses. The computers in the teaching labs are available for student use when classes are not running.

For opening hours and additional information, please visit the Faculty of Education and Social Work computer labs website.

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Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 88497

Engineering computer laboratories
Level 3, Rooms 1.301, 1.306-07, 1.311-12
School of Engineering Building
20 Symonds Street
City Campus

For opening hours, bookings and additional information, please see the support staff or visit the Faculty of Engineering computer labs website.

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Davis Law Library Computer Lab
Building 802
Level 2
Room 203
13-15 Eden Cresent
City Campus

The Davis Law Library Computer Lab comprises of 16 PCs. An additional 30 PCs are available on our Mezzanine Floor.

Contact Ask Us or onsite Client Services Help Desk staff for further information.

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Medical and Health Sciences

Phone: +64 9 373 7599

Physiology multi-disciplinary computer lab
Building 502
Level 2
Room 284
85 Park Road
Grafton Campus

See the Student Centre, Level 4, Clinical Building or your department for further information on available services. Available to Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences students.

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Faculty of Science computer labs
Building 303 (New Extension)
South Wing
Levels B, G and 1
Rooms G91, B91
City Campus


These labs may be used by students enrolled in any paper in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Geology, Chemistry and Physics.
For opening hours and additional information, please visit the Faculty of Science computer labs website.

School of Biological Sciences undergraduate computer laboratory
Building 106
Room 014
Old Biology Building
City Campus


Physics Graduate computer laboratory
Science Centre
Building 303, Level 7, Room 722
38 Princess Street
City Campus

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