Computers & Printers

Computer Availability

Computer stations are available in two labs (L121, L122) for registered students, staff, and faculty.  There are two types of computer stations available in\t the building.

  • Auto Logon/Quick Reference stations provide access to library resources only. No individual logon is required or possible. Printing is not available from these stations. Email is not available.
  • Student/Staff/Faculty stations are available throughout the building and require a valid university account. Printing is available using printers on all three floors.

The Library Computer Labs on the first floor, L121 and L122 are operated and maintained by the Cal Poly Humboldt Information Technology Services (ITS). Check online for lab open hours.

Please note: Things are always changing, so check ITS' Computer Lab list for the most up-to-date availability for computer labs.


Print Kiosks are located throughout campus. See this map of Student Print Locations and check the ITS printing website for more information.

Printers in the Library are managed by the Cal Poly Humboldt Information Technology Services (ITS). Black and white and color printers are located by the Tech Help Desk on the 1st floor, south.  Printers can also be found on the 2nd and 3rd floors to the west of the elevators.

Cal Poly Humboldt Students, Faculty, or Staff

Print jobs are deducted from your C-Card account at 4¢/page for black & white and 25¢/page for color.

  • Computers on each floor print to the printers on that floor. Print jobs from L121 and L122 labs go to the printers by the Tech Help Desk.

  • Wireless printing requires installation of special software and print to the 1st floor printers. The Technology Help Desk on the First Floor can provide assistance with this installation.

Wireless Access in the Cal Poly Humboldt Library

Cal Poly Humboldt students, faculty and staff can connect to the Internet from most locations in the Library and on the campus using their own portable computers equipped with wireless Ethernet cards. Additional wireless information is available on the ITS Internet & WiFi webpage. Use your Cal Poly Humboldt User Name and Password to connect to the campus wireless network.

The Library's wireless network works with network cards that are compliant with the Standards for Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi). More details and help with configuration are available from the Technology Help Desk located at the south side of the 1st floor of the Library.

Campus guests can register themselves to use the Humboldt Connect wireless network.

ADA Access

All of the computers in the library have accessibility software installed. Magic (Magic 14) screen magnification software provides support for low vision users and Jaws (Jaws 2020) screen reader software is also available.

Two workstations on the first floor of the library are set to a wheelchair accessible height and are marked as reserved. One motorized, adjustable height workstation is located on the first floor, outside of room 114.