Student Services

Lab Monitor Services Provided

Your computer lab is always staffed by a student lab monitor who’s there to help you.   While the lab monitors cannot do your homework for you, here’s a list of things your monitor can help you with:

  • Help logging on or off the lab computers
  • Help saving your work for future use
  • Help with elementary uses of the Microsoft Office applications, including:
    • Word
      • How to format a document
      • How to insert page numbers
      • How to insert a picture or chart
      • How to spell-check a document
      • How to import data from Excel
    • Excel
      • How to make a chart from data in a spreadsheet
      • How to sort data in a spreadsheet
      • How to export data into Word
      • How to insert rows and columns
    • PowerPoint
      • How to start making a presentation
      • How to specify slide transition characteristics
      • How to add a slide into an existing presentation
  • Keeping the printers stocked with paper and clearing minor paper jams and reporting major paper jams to technical support for clearing
  • Clearing up debris left behind by thoughtless students
  • Securing personal property left behind by forgetful students
  • Reminding students in quiet-study labs to be considerate of neighboring students
  • Monitoring lab equipment, reporting hardware and network problems
  • Preventing or Reporting misuse of lab equipment by people in the lab
  • Identifying and reporting building problems such as water leakage or power failure