College Resources

Student Computer Lab

The Information Commons on the Lex Walters Campus in Greenwood offers an open access computer lab for the general use of Piedmont Tech students and employees. The lab houses over 30 multi-media computers, all with Internet access, and a high speed printer for student use.

Lab Phone: (864) 941-8792

Laptop Computers

In addition to desktop computers, the Information Commons also has wireless, laptop computers that may be borrowed for in-house use. This offers the option of using a computer in a quiet or more comfortable corner of the Information Commons or in a group study room. Inquire at the lab desk for more information.

Computer Programs

The lab staff provides assistance and instruction in the use of a large number of software and application programs available in the lab. Some of these programs are for general use while others are for specific programs or courses such as:

  • Biology

  • Business and Office Systems Technology

  • Computer Technology

  • Counseling

  • English and Reading

  • Health Sciences

  • Industrial Technology

  • Mathematics

Lab Policies

The Information Commons provides Piedmont Tech students and staff with a place to learn the technology necessary to become life-long learners. In addition to general college rules and regulations, the computer lab asks that you also follow these policies:

  • Sign in upon arrival.

  • Cell phone ringers should be silenced, and students should go to the foyer or outside for phone conversations.

  • Children are not allowed in the lab area.

  • No downloading or uploading of software.

  • Save your work often using a storage device.

  • PTC restricts printing so that students can print no more than one copy of a document and no more than 20 pages at a time.

  • Computer usage must be only for appropriate, educational activities.

  • Limit your personal online time - only appropriate, educational sites and searches are permitted.

  • Report any problems with the software programs or equipment to the Lab Assistant on duty.

  • Need help? Ask the Lab Assistant. We are here for you!