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Reference Computers - 20 Computers with:

  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Black and White printing - 10 cents per page.
  • Color printing - 50 cents per page.

The reference computers are to be used for research in the library: book, article, and web searches. Librarians are available for research assistance.

Computer Lab - 111 Computers with:

  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • SPSS, Chem ST, and Proctorio on 8 computers (97-104).
  • Black and White printing - 10 cents per page.
  • Some computers have: Adobe Suite (with Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)

The computer lab computers are for general computer use, Canvas, My Math Lab, typing papers, checking e-mail, browsing the web. Instructional Assistants are available for general computer help and using Microsoft Office products.

One architecture/engineering computer with:

  • Autocad 2017
  • SolidWorks 2018


  • Students working on academic assignments have computer use priority.
  • The LACCD's administrative regulations on the use of district and college computing facilities specifically prohibit downloading, storing or displaying obscene or pornographic material. Misuse of the computing facilities may result in the loss of computing privileges. Violations of these policies will be enforced in the same manner as other district policies. Disciplinary review includes the full range of sanctions up to and including, but not limited to, employee dismissal, student expulsion, and/or legal action.

Microsoft Surface Tablet Checkout

Microsoft Surface Tablet Checkout

NOTE: For the remainder of Summer 2019, there are only 2 day laptop checkouts available. There are no more semester length laptops available for checkout.

  • Located at the Help Desk
  • Student must be currently enrolled with Pierce College ID.
  • Require a contract at Help Desk filled at time of check out (once a semester)
  • Check outs are until the end of the Semester or 2 days, depending which laptop is needed.
  • Tablets have Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016

There are limited number of Surfaces with a 2 day checkout for use in taking Proctorio proctored exams. These require the same process for checking out and, due to a limited number, may not always be available. 

Copying and Printing


Copy Express A - one color copier, one black and white copier. 

Copy Express B - Two black and white copiers.


For an overview of how to print in the library, please see this tutorial.

Copy Tech Express A  (Room 5203) is where print jobs from the reference area computers are sent to. This room has the color printer / copier, so if you want to print in color, you will need to send your print job to the color printer from the reference computers. Color copies can also be made in this room.

Copy Tech Express B (Room 5242) is where print jobs from the computer lab are sent. Both copy machines / printers in this room are black and white.

For both copying and printing

Printing uses: Credit Cards, Change or One or Five dollar bills to add to your account to make copies or print.

Pierce students add money to their 88 account in the copy rooms or by credit card when they are on the Go Print! screen.

Non-students can create an account at any computer. If assistance is needed, ask at the Computer Help Desk next to the computer lab.

Black & white prints or copies - ten cents per page

Color prints or copies - fifty cents per page.

SIS password resets

Instructional assistants can assist with SIS (People Soft) password resets at the Computer Help Desk in the library.

Password resets are available during the following times:

For Fall 2019

  • Monday - Thursday: 8am - 7pm
  • Friday 9:30 am - 3:pm

Students can also get help with your password reset:

Call the LACCD Student Registration Call Center 844-695-2223

Monday- Friday 8 am-8 pm.

Or email (this may take longer). 

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