The Horn Center
Empowering students to succeed is the shared mission of the staff at the Horn Center.
In this spacious and comfortable environment, the Horn Center benefits students by ensuring open access to amenities such as a wi-fi enabled study lounge, multiple adaptive (height-adjustable) computer workstations, self-service print/copy machines, and the Open Computer Lab.
The Technology Help Desk, easily accessible just inside the main entrance, is staffed with experts who are ready to solve issues related to personal computing as well as campus data systems and software.
For academic advising support, including degree planning and course selection, students can visit the University Center for Undergraduate Advising.
The Learning Assistance Center offers workshops for improving general study skills and individual tutoring in specific subject areas.
While spending the day at The Horn Center, students can refresh their minds and enjoy a study break at the adjoining University Art Museum,
To enhance the classroom experience and student learning outcomes, faculty can reserve and pick up AV equipment through the Classroom Support Services desk, located next to the Computer Lab. This equipment is also available from the main ATS office, at AS-120.
Ensuring Access to Digital Learning Tools
As the largest open computer lab in the CSU system, the Horn Center Computer Lab ensures equal access to high-quality equipment, software, and onsite technical assistance needed for academic success and creative expression. The lab is open to all CSULB students, regardless of degree program or area of study.
The Computer Lab provides:
- 189 PC and 52 Mac desktop computers
- MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite software in all computers
- Direct connections to self-service printers
- Collaborative work space for group assignments
- ADA (adaptive) workstations with height-adjustable tables, large print keyboards, and lighted book magnifier units.
- Onsite reservation system to request up to 4 hours of computer time during peak hours
As a former library, the Horn Center facility offers the ambiance to inspire focused concentration as well as the essential services that students need - all under one roof.