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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Laptops

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.
  • You can borrow a laptop for two hours, with the opportunity to extend borrowing for a further two hours by renewing online using My Library Account.
  • If you renew your laptop loan, the extra two hours start from the time you renew online (e.g., if the laptop is due at 2pm and you place the renewal at 1.30pm, it will be due at 3.30pm). If you wish to continue borrowing a laptop after this, visit the helpdesk where you borrowed it to request further time.
  • Laptops cannot be borrowed overnight.
  • 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 $0.20 cents per minute for an overdue laptop and 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

Arts Helpdesk
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87959
Email: artslabs@auckland.ac.nz

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
Email: commhelp@auckland.ac.nz

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
Email: cai.itservices@auckland.ac.nz

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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Education

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
Whangarei
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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Engineering

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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Law

Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 85632
Email: lawlab@auckland.ac.nz

Law computer laboratory
Mezzanine level, Upper Chamber (Davis Law Library)
Access through 9 or 17 Eden Crescent and Waterloo Quadrant
City Campus

Refer to Law IT or the support staff for bookings and further information on available services for Law School students.

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Medical and Health Sciences

Phone: +64 9 373 7599
Email: health@auckland.ac.nz

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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Science

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

Email: ss@sit.auckland.ac.nz

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
Basement
Room 014
Old Biology Building
City Campus

Email: sbsinfo@auckland.ac.nz

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

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