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Communication Open Lab Hours


Our computer labs serve both as classrooms and open lab for students to complete their coursework. Open lab hours are only available to students currently registered in Department of Communication classes.

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Spring 2014 Finals Week Hours

Regular lab hours will continue through Saturday, April 26th, see below. 

Gage 500

Monday, April 28 // 9am-10pm
Tuesday, April 29 // 9am-10pm
Wednesday, April 30 // 9am-10pm
Thursday, May 1 // 9am-10pm
Friday, May 2 // 9am-5pm

Gage 507

Monday, April 28 // 9-11 am, 1:30-10pm
Tuesday, April 29 // 9-11 am, 1:30-3:30pm, 5:30-10pm
Wednesday, April 30 // 9-11am, 1:30-6pm
Thursday, May 1 // 12-3:30pm, 6-10pm
Friday, May 2 // 10am-5pm


Spring 2014 Regular Hours

Regular lab hours will continue through Saturday, April 26th. 

Gage 500

  • Monday-Thursdays: 9am–10pm
  • Fridays: 9am-5pm
  • Saturdays: 10am-5pm

Gage 507

  • Mondays: 9-11am, 5-10pm
  • Tuesdays: 5-10pm
  • Wednesdays: 9-11am, 2-6pm, 8:30-10pm
  • Thursdays: 5-6pm, 8:30-10pm
  • Fridays: 12:30-5pm
  • Saturdays: 10am-5pm


GET CREATIVE. January 28–March 7, 2014

These free software workshops are designed to get students comfortable using Macs, audio, video, photo, and design software. Software workshop series for students registered in Department of Communication classes and Department majors. Guarantee a spot by emailing Tyra, or just show up!! All sessions take place in Gage Building, room 507.

FINAL CUT PRO X (Tuesdays)

  • Getting to Know Final Cut Pro X // January 28 // Gage 507 // 5-6:30
  • How to Edit Footage for a Project // February 4 // Gage 507 // 5-6:30
  • Adding Motion and Animation to Projects // February 11 // Gage 507 // 5-6:30
  • Creating Titles and Adding Transitions // February 18 // Gage 507 // 5-6:30
  • Working with Audio and Sound Effects // February 25 // Gage 507 // 5-6:30
  • Applying Effects and Color Correction // March 4 // Gage 507 // 5-6:30

POP UP WORKSHOPS (Wednesdays)

  • Mac basics & AMA—Apple Products // January 29 // Gage 507 // 2-4
  • Make Custom Ringtones in Garageband // February 5 // Gage 507 // 2-4
  • Camera & Audio Recorder Bootcamp // February 12 // Gage 507 // 2-4
  • Photoshop: Animated GIFs // February 19 // Gage 507 // 2-4
  • Making Podcasts in Garageband // February 26 // Gage 507 // 2-4
  • Photoshop: Animated GIFs // March 5 // Gage 507 // 2-4

INDESIGN CS6 (Fridays)

  • Getting to Know InDesign // January 31 // Gage 509 // 11-12:30
  • Basics of Page Layout // February 7 // Gage 509 // 11-12:30
  • Fine Tuning a Page Layout // February 14 // Gage 509 // 11-12:30
  • Working with Typography // February 21 // Gage 509 // 11-12:30
  • Working with Color // February 28 // Gage 509 // 11-12:30
  • Interactive PDFs // March 7 // Gage 509 // 11-12:30

PHOTOSHOP CS6 (Fridays)

  • Photo Corrections & Digital Makeovers // January 31 // Gage 507 // 12:30-2
  • Layer Basics: Hawaii Postcard // February 7 // Gage 507 // 12:30-2
  • Animated GIFs // February 14 // Gage 507 // 12:30-2
  • Cut Outs & Typographic Design: Magazine Cover // February 21 // Gage 507 // 12:30-2
  • Cut Outs Pt. 2 & Working with Shapes: Vintage Poster // February 28 // Gage 507 // 12:30-2
  • Package Design // March 7 // Gage 507 // 12:30-2