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Computer Labs

All open and commissioned computer labs are freely accessible to NU-Q students, faculty, and staff from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday to Thursday. Those rooms are marked with a green access stripe.

You can reserve a lab computer through Webcheckout at least 48-hours prior to your requested arrival time. For more information, go to our COVID Students page.

Computer labs (1-225 &1-234)

Operating System

  • Big Sur (version 11)

Software Suite

Beyond standard macOS applications, the following additional software is also installed and updated regularly:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2021
  • Audacity
  • CrowdStrike Falcon
  • Da Vinci Resolve
  • Final Draft v11
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Lockdown Browser
  • Microsoft Office 2019
    • Excel
    • OneNote
    • PowerPoint
    • Teams
    • Word
  • SPSS v26
  • Tableau
  • Tangent Mapper
  • VLC player
  • Zoom

Custom configuration

All computer lab machines are linked to the Isilon. Users using these machines will see their Isilon storage drives auto-populate at login.

If you have any questions regarding the computer labs or the software installed on lab machines, please direct them to helpdesk@qatar.northwestern.edu

View a list of Edit Suite machines managed by Production

Computer Lab rules

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