MultiUse Computer Lab

Contact Multi-Use Lab

Southern & Dobson

Building: BA 40
Lab Assistant Phone: 480-461-7098
CIS Office Phone: 480-461-7711

BA40 Lab Hours - Spring 2024
Mon-Thur: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

CIS MultiUse Computer Lab

The MultiUse computer lab (MUL) is open to ALL students enrolled at MCCCD colleges. You do NOT need to make an appointment to use the lab, students can walk in any time during our BA40 Lab Hours to use a computer, get assistance from a Lab Assistant or get free tutoring for your Computer Information Systems classes. Please present your student ID to access the lab. (This webpage is in the process of being updated)

Why should you come to our MUL Lab?

Lab Assistants: Our lab assistants will check you into the lab and will be available to help students navigate through canvas, start their assignments, connect with tutoring and/or their instructor, answer general questions, as well as provide basic support with Microsoft products.

CIS Tutors: During Phase 1 Fall of 2023 we now have dedicated, in person, free tutors in our MUL during our lab hours. During Phase 2 we will be implementing virtual/remote tutor hours so stay tuned. Our tutors were hired based on their experience and many are working towards our degrees. Not all tutors have the expertise to assist in all areas. Please be patient and I will introduce you to our tutors and share their experience in the disciplines they can tutor students.

  • Programming Languages (Java, Python, Swift, C#, ____)
  • Cisco, CCNA, CCNP and Cybersecurity
  • Web Design
  • Digital Media
  • Excel, Access, Management of Information Systems
    • Access the CIS tutors schedule to assist you in determing the best times for you to get assistance from our tutors (coming soon)

Instructor Lab Hours: Many of our instructors schedule their lab hours in our MUL. They can provide support for the classes they teach.

  • CIS105 and some other faculty are required to complete their lab hours in our MUL to support our students
  • Other faculty schedule time in the lab to support their students and any other CIS student depending on their area of expertise
    • To access the instructor lab hours calendar (coming soon)

The Thunderbird Tech Studio: Offers free tutoring in CIS105, BPC110 & some Open Entry Classes to support learning.

  • One-on-one and group tutoring with professional and peer tutors
  • On-demand tutoring (online service)
  • Computer-assisted instruction
  • Comfortable settings for study groups to meet

Additional Information: Coming Soon

General Lab Rules

  • An MCC student I.D. card must be presented to log in to the lab and access a computer (please go to enrollment services to obtain a badge/student ID)

  • No food is allowed in the lab or lab classrooms. Drinks are allowed with a secure cap.

  • The lab is a quiet zone: Set cell phones to quiet and take phone calls outside of lab & classrooms.

  • Lab staff is not responsible for any lost or stolen personal possessions. If you must leave your workstation, we suggest that you take your belongings with you.

  • Currently students will need to bring their own headset if they wish to use audio for the computer, we are not providing headsets for students at this time. We do have a limited selection of books students can check-out while in the lab.