The computing center is located in the LRC (Library and Learning Resource Center) building, directly below the campus library, and occupying most of the building's first floor. There are 369 computers at this location of the Learning Center in the area called the "B.E.A.C.H." (which stands for "Best Educational Access to Computers and Help"). 

Among many others, the following computer programs are available for students to use in the B.E.A.C.H.:

Mathematics Programs:

  • Academic Systems
  • Maple 9.5
  • Statistics (Statsdisk 9.5.2)
  • Math Pro

Additional Programs:

  • C.S. 2
  • Visual Basic
  • Photoshop
  • G.I.S. programs
  • English programs
  • Nutritional database

Normal hours of operation for the B.E.A.C.H. during the fall and spring academic terms are:

  • Mon through Thu:  7:30 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri:  7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” —Alvin Toffler