In the Seamans Center there are three computer labs: Elder and Hering labs on the 1st floor, and the Eltoft lab on the 2nd floor.

Elder and Hering Labs - 1231 SC and 1220 SC

The Hering lab, 1220 SC, and Elder lab, 1231 SC, are on the first floor of the Seamans Center. Together those labs have:

  • Windows and Linux computers
  • 24 inch dual monitors
  • Color scanners connected to Windows computers
  • Laser printers (ptrcss00, 01, 02, and 03) for printing output from Linux or Windows applications 
  • The color LaserJet printer, ptrcss10, is in Elder lab
  • Open 24 hours/day, 7 days/week except when closed for cleaning or maintenance

Although the labs are open all the time, the building is not and you will need your Iowa One® access card to enter the building.

​Eltoft Lab - 2301 SC

The Eltoft Lab in 2301 SC lab is just off the south entrance to the Seamans Center. This lab contains:

  • Windows and Linux computers
  • Laser printer (ptrcss05)
  • Open 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, except when closed for cleaning or maintenance
  • The entry door is held open magnetically from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Friday

If the door is not open and the key reader is red, enter the room using your Iowa One® access card.

Computers, Workstations, Printers, Scanners

Of the 212 total workstations, 32 run Linux and 180 run Windows. There are 6 remotely available Linux computers. When you are working in a lab, notice that each Windows computer or Linux workstation has a name. Windows are named L-COExxx and Linux named L-LNXxxx. If you have trouble with a computer, please report the problem using the form or to the Engineering Help Desk, 1248 SC, 319-335-5055, and include the name of the computer that is being difficult as well as a description of the problem.

Scanners - There is one scanner in each section of the Hering and Elder labs attached to a Windows computer.