Computer Labs

Instructional computing labs offer PC computers with software and hardware that is continuously being upgraded to meet the needs of changing technology.  Data projection and computers are included for instructors, providing an ideal setting for software training and marketing.  On-site technical support is provided.

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Royal Bank Instructional Computing Centre - IMB Lab 1350

Located on the Main Concourse, IBM Lab 1350 features 32 Dell OptiPlex 7000 Workstations with:

  • 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500 CPU 3.00GHz
  • 16GB RAM
  • 512GB SSD
  • 22” Widescreen LCD monitor
  • Front panel USB and Audio connections
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise
  • Full Internet Access

One additional machine, which is reserved for the instructor, can be connected to a data projector.


A full day session is generally considered from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm or from 4:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Rates include technical support during regular operating hours.  Technical support outside regular hours can be secured at an additional charge of $50.00 per hour.      


Computing Services has a number of software packages available for the labs.
PC (Windows-based): MS Office Professional, Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Design Premium, Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, FileZilla, WinSCP, SPSS, JMP, Audacity, CDBurnerXP, GIMP, Skype, Notepad++, Google Earth, iTunes, QuickTime, VLC Player, MATLAB, ArcGIS, TortoiseSVN, Eclipse, JCreator, R.

Macintosh-based: MS Office Professional, Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Design Premium, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, iTunes, QuickTime, iPhoto, iMovie, Adium, Audacity, CyberDuck, Eclipse, FileZilla, Google Earth, TextWrangler, VLC, Handbrake, Inkscape, MATLAB, Skype, R.