UW-Madison provides 18 computer labs located across campus, with more than 1,000 computers. The labs provide access to the Internet and popular word processing, spreadsheet, statistical and course-specific software packages. The labs also offer color printers, scanners and digital editing resources.

Available To

  • Students,
  • Faculty,
  • Staff


  • Use of the labs is free, except for printing
  • Most labs have staff available for assistance
  • Resources available for both Mac and Windows users
  • 18 labs located all around campus
  • Labs open into the evening and on weekends
  • Computers usually available with little to no waiting

Key Features

  • Hardware includes DVD/CD-RW drives, scanners, video editing equipment, color printers and poster printers
  • Most labs offer equipment for loan, see Equipment Loan page
  • Color, black & white, and duplex printing available
  • Wireless printing is available for Mac and Windows
  • Large format/poster printing is available at the College Library Lab
  • All computer labs have assistive technology including screen readers and other accessibility features


• Must be a UW-Madison student, faculty or staff member with a valid UW-Madison ID

• Computer labs located in University Housing open only to UW Housing residents


• Use of the labs is free
• Color printing is 60 cents per page
• Black & white is 7 cents per page
• Printing charges handled through GoPrint (Wiscard)
• Pay for printing using your Wiscard Campus Cash or printing-only account
Refunds for printing problems are available