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Tompkins-McCaw Library Computer Classroom

The Tompkins-McCaw Library Computer Classroom (room 2-006) is equipped with 24 computers and one instructor computer.

The Computer Classroom is available for scheduling by faculty and staff up to 90 days in advance. The room can be booked Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 6 p.m. Requests for evening and weekend hours will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Tompkins-McCaw Library events take precedence over non-library events. Once your request has been accepted, you can pick up the room key at the Library Service Desk upon your arrival.

No food is permitted in the Computer Classroom. Beverages are permitted in covered containers.

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Room equipment

  • 25 Computers with 24" flat panel monitors (1 instructor, 24 students)
  • Windows 7 Professional Operating System

Special hardware and software

Special software and hardware requests must be approved by VCU Libraries prior to installation. Valid software license(s) for the computer(s) are required and request for installation must be made at the time of your reservation. All items must be given to a VCU Libraries technician at least three weeks in advance of your reservation date to allow adequate time for installation. Please plan to test your software installation at least two working days before your session. VCU Libraries is not responsible for testing software prior to use.

Temporary files

Temporary files may be stored in the My Documents folder. All temporary files will be deleted after the computer is shut down or restarted. Save files to an external storage device if you wish to retain the content.

Technical support

All computer problems should be reported at the Service Desk from 8 a.m. to 5 pm. No technical support is available after 5 p.m. weekdays or on weekends and holidays. Contact Thelma Mack if you have problems or questions on room specific issues.


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
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Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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