Lower School Computer Lab
The Lower School computer lab is equipped with 26 iMac and three G5 Macintosh computers. Color scanners, digital cameras, and color printers are available for student use.
All computers have access to applications for word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, multi-media, and LOGO programming, as well as a variety of specialized educational programs. The computers are equipped with network access to allow students to explore the Internet. Library card catalogues and magazine article indices are available at each computer through the school's network.
Middle School Computer Lab
The Middle School Computer Lab is used for Middle School and High School computer science classes and is available for teachers to use as a tool in other subject area classes. When not in use by classes, the computers are available for independent student use.
The room is equipped with 26 iMac DV computers and two graphics stations comprised of Macintosh G5s with 22-inch monitors, and color scanners. A computer connected to a ceiling-mounted projector is used for demonstration and instruction. Black-and-white and color printers are available for student use. All computers have access to applications for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, graphics, multi-media, programming in a variety of languages, and many other uses. Specialized software for math, world language, and science classes is also available.
All computers have Internet access for students to access their server accounts or explore the Internet. The library card catalogues and magazine article indices are available through the school's network.
High School Computer Resource Center
University High School has a Computer Resource Center which is available to all students throughout the school day and after school. All 32 computers (Macs and PCs) have access to word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, desktop publishing, programming, and many other specialized applications. Scanners and printers, both black and white and color, are also available for student use. Students may work independently in the Center on school-related projects, or may obtain assistance from computer science teachers in selecting appropriate software for a project, and learning how to use a piece of software or equipment. They may use the computers to access their e-mail accounts and explore the Internet.