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Information Technology

TECH Center

The cITy TECH Center provides over 300 workstations where students can work on assignments, check email, and use software packages needed for class.

This new facility is sectioned into General Computing Areas, technology-enabled Student Training Centers (STC), Media Study Rooms, and two-person Study Rooms.  The three STC labs extends the General Computing Area when classes are not in session.  The ten Media Study Rooms can each accommodate up to six students for collaboration purposes and has dual flat panel displays, white boards, and laptop connectivity.  Laptops are also available for use in these Media Study Rooms.  The two-person Study Rooms are also available students and work well for studying with a friend or working with a tutor.

Listing of software available in the TECH Center  >>here.

See the TECH Center floor plan. For more information please contact the cITy TECH Center via email at TECHCenter@ccny.cuny.edu.  For resource reservations see below. Also, color printing is now available at the TECH Center.  Please visit the Front Desk at the TECH Center for more information.

Hours of Operation:

Spring 2014 Hours:

  • January 27  – April 12
    Monday – Friday 7 am – Midnight
    Saturday 9 am – 6 pm
    Sunday 12 noon – 6 pm

  • March 17 - March 31 (Mid-Terms)
    Open Monday, March 17th at 7 am, continue 24/7 through 9 pm Monday, March 31st
  • April 14 – April 22 (Spring Recess)
    Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm
    Saturday - closed
    Sunday –  closed
  • April 23 – April 29
    Monday – Friday 7 am – Midnight
    Saturday 9 am – 6 pm
    Sunday 12 noon – 6 pm

  • April 30  – May 22
    Open Wednesday, April 30 at 7 am, continue 24/7 through 9 pm Thursday, May 22nd

  • Closed Friday May 23rd
  • Closed:
    Wednesday, February 12th (Lincoln's Birthday)
    Monday, February 17th (Presidents Day)
    Sunday, April 13th
    Saturday & Sunday- April 19th & 20th
    Saturday May 24th / Sunday, May 25th / Monday, May 26th (Memorial Day)

See IT Lab Calendars

Print Hours (PDF)

Reservations

Student Resources for Reservation:   Make A Reservation  |  Rules  |  Demo 
Study Rooms:
  • 10 Media Study Rooms accommodating 3 to 6 patrons
  • 16 Individual Mac Study Stations paired into 8 Study Rooms
  • 16 Individual PC Study Stations paired into 8 Study Rooms
WebCheckout Registration Information: Students should visit the Reservation Desk in the cITy TECH Center to register for WebCheckout, the reservation system used to Study Room access.  Current CCNY students will be required to have a CityMail email address and present a valid student CCNY photo ID to register.  Faculty and Staff will need to visit the iMEDIA office in NAC 5220 to register with WebCheckout and will need to present a valid faculty/staff CCNY photo to access a Study Room as a guest of a student. Please allow up to 5 business days (Mon - Fri) for your account to be created for WebCheckout access.

Instructor Resources for Reservation:  View>> IT STC Lab Calendars
Student Training Centers:
  • STC-1, NAC 1302  (50 student seats + Instructor seat at rear)
  • STC-2, NAC 1340  (32 Student seats + Instructor seat at front)
  • STC-3, NAC 1340A  (34 student seats + Instructor seat at front)
Instructors and students are advised to visit the TECH Center in advance to ensure that you all can log into the computer systems with your CCNY email accounts.  If there are any issues, the Front Desk staff at the TECH Center will be able to resolve them so that everyone can be ready at the session's start time.  If necessary, temporary guest accounts are available at the Front Desk with proper ID, and access to the STC labs are provided by the senior TECH Center staff or Front Desk staff.

Instructors teaching in STC-2 or STC-3 can optionally register to use the LanSchool software in these labs.
Please contact the Registrar's office via email two weeks in advance at schedule@ccny.cuny.edu to request a reservation.

Employment Opportunities:

We are currently accepting resumes for the following positions at the CCNY IT Computer Labs including the cITy TECH Center.
Reservation Assistant
(up to 20 hours per week, 12 hour minimum)
Description: Provide excellent customer service; Assist the TECH Center Reservation Coordinators; Assist with coordinating access to Media Study Rooms, Study Rooms, and STC Classrooms; Assist with booking reservations;  Interact with students, faculty and staff;  Respond to general questions about the TECH Center;  Assist other IT staff when necessary; etc

Computer Lab Assistant

(up to 20 hours per week, 12 hour minimum)
Description: Provide excellent customer service; Provide computer software and hardware assistance to patrons; Respond to general technical questions; Interact with students, faculty and staff; Assist other IT staff when necessary; etc.

Federal Work Study Students
(up to 20 hours per week, 4 hour minimum)
NOTE: Please visit Human Resources in Shepard 50 for information and details.
If you are interested in one of the listed positions, please send the following information to us via email at TECHCenter@ccny.cuny.edu.
  • Position of interest
  • Your current resume
  • Days and times you are available to work
  • Screenshot of your current or upcoming class schedule with your name