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Public Services

  • CSCADE Website is used for managing all laboratory activities for CS1114, CS2114, and CS2124, as well as course materials for other classes.

Computer Laboratories

The Department of Computer Science maintains two computer labs in the Computer Science and Mathematics building.

Room 203

Room 203 is used strictly for teaching purposes. This lab is not open for general use. See Classroom Technologies.

Room 102

Room 102 is a computer lab open to all Computer Science and Mathematics students.

Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


The Computer Science Department does not specifically require that you use the software listed below. Feel free to find the Development Tools / Environments that work best for you and the programming language you are using. There are many alternatives to what is listed. The tools listed here are available freely on the Web unless otherwise noted.

  • MobaXterm
  • Putty Utilities - (Putty, PSCP, PSFTP)
  • WinSCP
  • MinGW
  • Komodo Edit
  • Visual Studio Pro
  • Dia Drawing Program
  • GraphViz
  • FireFox
  • Microsoft Office 2016 - available to students under the Campus License
  • Wireshark - only installed when needed. In addition, WinPcap is not installed, so students cannot sniff the network only review existing dump files.

Accessibility for the Visually Impaired

While the Department does not enforce the use of particular software, some classes or Instructors may require that any programming assignments compile and run on a Linux based Virtual Server. In such instances, the majority of the Terminals/SSH/SFTP Clients are not very useful for Visually Impaired Students. However, we do have alternative toolchains that we can deploy to augment the software we currently have installed.

Access to any Virtual Server assigned to a class is restricted to SSH and provides command line access only. For a Visually Impaired Student, we can deploy the NV Access Screen Reader. When used in combination with Putty, PSCP and PSFTP, a student can transfer a file to the server, compile and execute it.

For classes that require some type of diagram created, Microsoft Visio (part of Microsoft Office 2013) is installed for students to use.

For any class that requires the use of Wireshark, we can setup a Virtual Server (if the class does not already have one assigned to it) with tcpdump installed. Tcpdump is a command line Linux utility for capturing and reading pcap files.

Disability Services, Information Technology Services, and/or the Computer Science Department will provide any assistance as required to assure accessibility.