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Jody & Layton Smith Skills Lab


  • Fill out the Online Reservation Form
  • You will receive an e-mail confirmation after the reservation is made
  • Reservations may not be made more than one week in advance
  • Only one reservation may be made per student or group per day
  • Reservations take priority over walk-ins
  • Walk-in appointments are "First Come, First Serve"
  • Maximum of 90 minutes is allocated for each reservation
  • 30 minute extensions may be granted depending on availability
  • Rooms are for studying only
  • Failure to follow the rules will result in loss of access


The skills labs are located on the first floor of building 42. You will be assigned a specific room number upon checking out a key.


Spring & Fall Semester

  • Monday-Wednesday 8:00AM - 8:45PM
  • Thursday-Friday 8:00AM - 4:45PM

Summer Semester

  • Monday-Thursday 8:00AM - 9:45PM
  • Friday 8:00AM - 4:45PM

Opening Procedure

  • Each person must sign in with a valid Osprey ID in the Coggin Dean's Office (42/2010) before 5 P.M. or the Coggin Tech Office (42/2110) after 5 P.M
  • You will be given you a key to unlock the skills lab
  • Your Osprey ID will be kept until you return the key

Closing Procedure

  • When done, turn off the lights in the lab
  • Lock the lab door with the key
  • Return the key to the Coggin Dean's Office (42/2010) before 5pm or the Coggin Tech Office (42/2110) after 5pm and pick up your Osprey ID


  • Computer (PC) and monitor (Large Plasma Screen in Presentation Room)
  • Microphone
  • DVD-R/RW drives
  • USB Ports
  • Webcams (available upon request at sign-in) 

Available Software

Many of these applications are also available in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library in building 12.

  • 7-Zip

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

  • ArcGIS

  • ArcGIS Pro

  • Citrix Workspace

  • Data Analysis Plus (Excel Plug-In)

  • Google Chrome

  • Google Earth

  • Hyper-V

  • IDEA

  • JMP

  • Lingo

  • Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft Power BI

  • Microsoft Project

  • Microsoft Visio

  • Minitab

  • Mozilla Firefox
  • PCI Geomatica

  • PHStat (Excel Plug-In)

  • Poll Everywhere (PowerPoint Plug-In)

  • S&P Capital IQ (Excel Plug-In)

  • Sage 50 Accounting
  • SAP
  • Stata
  • Survey 123 Connect

  • Tableau Desktop

  • Tableau Prep
  • SPSS
  • VLC Media Player

There are no printers in the skills labs. Documents must be saved and can be printed at the Thomas G. Carpenter Library in building 12.