The CAI Lab will reopen to full capacity effective October 21, 2022.

Masks are optional.

It is the individual's responsibility to sanitize their station.
Wipes will be provided.

Please use for reservation requests.


Computer Aided Instruction Lab



Are there any computer lab rules?

How do I report hardware/equipment failure/problems?

What kinds of computer hardware are in the lab?

What kind of software is on the systems?



Visit the Isché Library website for a listing of current times the lab is open.



The Department of Information Technology Computer Lab is located in room 405 of the John P. Isché Library. The library is located in the Administration and Resource Building, 433 Bolivar Street, New Orleans. Note: The John P. Isché Library can only be entered and exited via the third floor.

About the Computer Lab

The LSUHSC New Orleans Department of Information Technology Computer Lab is open to all LSUHSC New Orleans Faculty and Staff members. It is reserved on a "first come, first served" basis. Please note that the Computer lab is not public access. The lab is not to be used for students to perform homework assignments given during an ongoing class, unless the room is scheduled for that purpose and a room monitor or instructor is present.

How to Schedule Lab Time

  1. Contact the Department of Information Technology Business Office All requests must be received by email.

  2. Sign out a key from the Department of Information Technology - the Business Coordinator will work out these details with you. If you have problems with obtaining the key after hours, you can call 568-HELP and someone will be available to let you into the room.

  3. If you would like to use it after regular business hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), please schedule the classroom at least 2 weeks in advance.

  4. To report temperature problems in the lab, please call (504) 568-7716 .



Question: Are there any computer lab rules?
Answer: Yes, there are four:

  • No Food or Drinks

  • Please turn off all monitors when leaving

  • Please turn off all lights when leaving

  • Please lock all doors when leaving

 Question: How do I report computer hardware / equipment problems?
Answer: Please call the New Orleans Help Desk at (504) 568-HELP for any equipment failures,
room access, or other failures while using the classroom.


 Question: What kinds of computer hardware / equipment are located in the computer lab?
Answer: Here is a list of the current hardware:

  • 14 student workstations, 1 instructor workstation

  • Machine Specs: Intel Core i5, 16 gigs Ram, 250 GB hard drive, Internal Sound Card, 22” wide-screen flat panel monitor running @ 1680 x 1050

  • All machines are connected to the LSUHSC Network.

  • 4' X 12' White Board

  • 6' X 8' Projection Screen

 Question: What kinds of computer software are installed on the computer lab systems?
Answer: Here is a list of the current software:

  • Windows 10 Enterprise 64-bit

  • Microsoft Edge

  • Microsoft Office 2016

  • Citrix Client

  • Google Chrome Web Browser

  • Mozilla Firefox Web Browser

NOTE: Additional specialized software may be requested, but please give us a lead time of at least 1 week for installations. Send e-mail to for special requests.