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Labs and teaching rooms

The general and specialist computer labs are provided for teaching and learning purposes. Students have access to a range of services including: software, printing, free web mail, free internet access and student home (network) drives for document storage.

Most general labs are open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Specialist labs may be open at other hours.  Lab opening hours are displayed in most of the labs, on the info screens outside the labs and also on our website.


Lab rules

The lab rules apply to everyone who makes use of the labs and teaching rooms.


Labs and teaching rooms for students

A range of services are provided, including printing, free web mail, free internet access and student Home (network) drives for document storage.


Labs and teaching rooms for paper coordinators

The Paper Coordinator's Guide relates to the provision of resources and materials for students who need to access computing facilities for some part of their course work.


Frequently Asked Questions

Having trouble in the labs or want to know a bit more about them?

Have a look at our FAQ's for the labs.

Each campus Library offers a Computer Zone (Wāhi Rorohiko) for student use - free internet access is available to students here, as well as access to various software applications and IT-related support.  The Commons are open for longer times than many of the general student labs.

Lab rules

  • No removing, tampering or interfering with lab computers.  If a computer or printer is faulty please report this to the Service Desk

  • No smoking, eating or drinking allowed in the labs (water bottles with self sealing lids can be used)

  • Where a lab requires a card for access, these cards are the responsibility of the students they are registered to.  Abuse of the card can result in the removal of the card from the student.  Stolen or lost cards must be reported to Facilities Management

  • Using P2P (Peer-to-Peer) applications is NOT PERMITTED in the computer labs.  (P2P applications include, but not limited to, KaZaA, Morpheus, Limewire, BitTorrent, Edonkey.)

For the full Peer-to-Peer Policy, please see Massey University Policy Guide - under the Information Technology Services section

  • No Gaming allowed in the labs – the labs are here to assist you with your studies

  • Computers are not to be used for accessing or transmitting offensive content or information.  Doing so can result in your computer / lab access being blocked

  • All computers labs are for the sole use of Massey students only


  • Be considerate of others while using the labs

  • Keep the noise at a reasonable level (use personal headphones if possible

  • Leave the labs in a clean and tidy state.  If you have rubbish, dispose of it in a suitable manner

Disciplinary action

Anyone who fails to follow the lab rules will be subject to disciplinary action and may be dealt with seriously.

Loss of access to computing privileges may result, meaning you will not be able to log on to the computers or complete course-related work.

Contact the Service Desk

Phone 06-356-9099 ext. 82111 (preferred method)

7:45am - 5pm, Monday to Friday
(excluding Public and University holidays)

Out-of-hours Support

AskUs Self-Service to log a request online (staff)

Full contact details

Other ITS Information

IT Services Dashboard (staff)