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The High Tech Center
Our hours are as follows:
Monday - Thursday: 8 am-5 pm
Friday: 8 am-12 pm​   

The High Tech Center is a computer/study facility, which is designed specifically for students registered through the Disabled Students’ Center or Learning Center. The center is located in the Special Services building next to the Learning and Assessment Center (across from the Disabled Students’ Center and Tutorial Center

At the High Tech Center, students can do the following tasks:


  • Complete computer classroom assignments (CIS students).
  • Type classroom papers and reports.
  • Complete DMA (digital media arts) projects and assignments.
  • Scan pictures, images and text.\
  • Scan books and have them read back to you.
  • Talk to the computer through a microphone and have it type out your paper.
  • Conduct research through the Internet for classroom reports and assignments.
  • Create and check e-mail accounts.
  • If you don’t know how to use certain software applications, need help formatting a paper or need assistance completing a CIS classroom assignment, we can assist you. We have both PC and Macintosh computers for you to utilize. All computer work must be school related.

Adapted Software Programs

The High Tech Center offers the following adapted hardware and software applications, which may aide those students who may have difficulty accessing a computer terminal.
  • MagnaSite Color CCTV camera with 20" TV/monitor
  • 24 inch iMacs
  • 19 inch Dell Flat Panel Displays
  • Joystick Mouse
  • Magic Wand one handed keyboard
  • Large Print Keyboard
  • ZoomText Extra 8.0 Level 2 Screen Enlarger with speech
  • Kurzweil 3000 (Scan/Read software for learning disabled students)
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking 8.0 Voice Recognition software
  • On-Screen Keyboard (Win XP)
  • Mainstream Software Applications

PC Systems

  • Windows XP Operating System
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Adobe Photoshop CS2
  • CIS Applications
  • Macromedia Studio MX (Dreamweaver, Director, Fireworks, Flash, Freehand)
  • Microsoft Office XP (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Front Page)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 (Visual Basic, Visual C++)
  • WS_FTP File Transfer Protocol Software
  • Internet Explorer Web Browser

Macintosh Systems

  • Mac OSX Leopard Operating System
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Adobe Illustrator CS2
  • Adobe Photoshop CS2
  • Final Cut Express
  • Macromedia Studio MX2004 (Dreamweaver, Director, Fireworks, Flash, Freehand)
  • Microsoft Office 2003 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • QuickTime
The High Tech Center is also equipped with Pentium Duo Core 2 based PC’s as well as Intel Based iMac computer workstations. All computer workstations utilize 19"-24” flat panel LCD displays. Students have access to color scanners, color inkjet and color laser printers and stereo headsets for voice recognition.