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Reserve a Lab


Reserve a lab for classes listed in the NIU Registration and Records Course Catalog and NIU-affiliated events

Semester Reservations

Contact your department secretary who will work with the DoIT to reserve a lab. They will enter the lab location in MyNIU and it will display as the new course location.

One-time Reservations

Email ServiceDesk@niu.edu or call the Service Desk at 815-753-8100. The reservation request must include the course or event name, number of students, time, date(s), the need for a projector, and what software will be used. Staff in DoIT's Academic Computing Operations and Support will confirm the reservation if space is available.


Reserve a lab for events and groups not affiliated with NIU

DoIT-managed labs are available for a charge on a limited basis.The request must be received at least one week prior to the event to allow adequate processing time. Earlier notification will increase the likelihood that a lab can reserved.

  • DoIT lab computers have a standard image.
  • In accordance with the NIU Acceptable Use Policy, every customer using a networked computer must have an individually assigned NIU Account. If attendees do not have an NIU Account, workstation ID's can be set up ahead of time.

Email ServiceDesk@niu.edu or call the Helpdesk at 815-753-8100. The reservation request must include the event or group name, number of attendees, time, date(s), the need for a projector, and what software will be used. Staff in DoIT's Academic Computing Operations and Support will confirm the reservation if space is available.