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Information pertinent to all Mac Labs

Pollock Testing Center Spring Semester Summary

Starting with the 2017 spring semester Canvas was officially supported in the Pollock Testing Center. Canvas exams were first piloted on March 3 and had some impressive statistics: A total of 440 students took their exams within Canvas, of which 82 took their exams directly in the Testing Center. Canvas delivered 281 concurrent exams for the same course.

Last Updated June 5, 2017

Lab Macs: Fall 2016 Application Requests

For the Fall 2016 semester, the CLC managed lab Macs will be rebuilt with the next major version of OS X, named "El Capitan" (10.11). Because this rebuild requires all software to be reinstalled, we are asking faculty and students to submit their software requests for the upcoming academic year (Fall 2016 - Spring 2017). Please be aware that none of the currently installed Mac labs software will be reinstalled without being requested.

Last Updated April 18, 2016

Fall 2015 CLC Lab Mac Upgrades

As part of the annual summer CLC lab upgrades, the following student computing labs have been upgraded with new Macs:

  • AgSci 113 [renovated lab space]
  • Boucke 103
  • Patterson 401 [5k Retina Display, High End CPU and GPU iMacs]
  • Stuckeman 143

All CLC Mac Labs have been upgraded to run Apple's newest operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Additional new software includes the AutoDesk 2015 software suite and Adobe Creative Cloud 2015.

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Last Updated August 23, 2015

Lab Macs: Fall 2015 Application Requests

For the Fall 2015 semester, the CLC managed lab Macs will be rebuilt with the next major version of OS X, named "Yosemite" (10.10). Because this rebuild requires all software to be reinstalled, we are asking faculty and students to submit their software requests for the upcoming academic year (Fall 2015 - Spring 2016). Please be aware that none of the currently installed Mac labs software will be reinstalled without being requested.

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Last Updated May 12, 2015

Recent Mac Lab Software Updates

Over the holiday break the CLC Mac Lab systems were upgraded to OS X 10.9.5.

Also during this time numerous applications were updated including the Apple Xcode 6 software development environment, which can be used for developing apps for Mac and iOS devices. Other updated software includes Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Office, Oracle Java, Adobe Flash and many more.

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Last Updated January 14, 2015

Adobe Creative Cloud 2014 Updates

The suite of Adobe Creative Cloud applications in the CLC Mac Labs will be upgraded overnight on Saturday, October 18th. This upgrade will help to resolve multiple software and compatibility issues. The new versions of the Adobe Creative Cloud applications will match what is currently available on the CLC Windows lab systems which will make it easier to move projects between the two platforms. In order to complete this upgrade the previous versions of Adobe Creative Cloud must first be removed.

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Last Updated January 7, 2015

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