CLE Computer Labs

Welcome to the Centers for Learning Excellence (CLE) Open Labs at South Texas College. The CLEs provide academic computer labs at all STC campuses. Computers are available for academic and personal use, research, internet access, academic printing, and course-specific software.

All services in the Centers for Learning Excellence are free of charge. The CLE Open Labs host a wide array of software applications including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, advanced graphics tools, computer science development software and more.

CLE Open Labs have highly knowledgeable lab assistants on staff who can assist with technology-related questions.


Policies and Guidelines

Printing Guidelines

  • Print only academic material
  • Printing will be accounted through students JagPrint account

Computer Usage Policy

  • Computers are intended for academic purposes. Limited personal use is permitted. Computers, printers and Internet access may not be used for inappropriate or unauthorized purposes.
  • Comprehensive guide to computer lab policy can be found on the CLE Policies page.

Software and Lab Resources

The following list details software and lab resources commonly used in the CLE Open Labs. Select campuses feature additional specialized software, please contact your local CLE if you are looking for a resource not listed on this page.

General Software

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Publisher

Graphics & Design

  • AutoCAD 2014
  • SolidWorks 2013-2014
  • MatLab
  • Google SketchUp Pro 2014
  • Adobe Master Collection CS5 and CS6:
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Dreamweaver
    • Adobe Acrobat Professional
    • Adobe Premiere
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe InDesign
    • Adobe Flash Pro, Builder and Catalyst
    • Adobe After Effects

Assistive Technologies

  • ZoomText screen magnifier / reader
  • JAWS screen reading software
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Read & Write 10 Gold
  • CCTV - desktop video magnifier

Additional Software Resources

  • Visual Studio 2013
  • Visual Studio 2010
  • Learning Styles Inventory
  • Lockdown Browser
  • Inspiration
  • My Accounting Lab
  • My IT Lab
  • My Math Lab
  • Omnipage Professional 18

Hardware and Accessories