Carnegie Mellon University


Only Carnegie Mellon affiliates may reserve a computer lab. Faculty or staff can reserve a computer lab for an academic or professional development class. Students can reserve a computer lab for community service projects. Other groups may be charged.

  • Reservations must be made every semester and may not be made more than one semester ahead. Requests must be made at least two days in advance if no special software is needed.
  • All reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis for each population served. 
  • External groups with no affiliation to Carnegie Mellon are not permitted to use/rent computer lab space at any time.
  • Vendors are not permitted to request University Registrar rooms.
  • Reservations are posted in 25Live and on digital signage in computer lab areas.
  • Reservations become void if the professor does not show up within fifteen minutes after the scheduled reservation. 
  • All credit-bearing classes with a course number from the University Registrar's Office may reserve a computer lab free of charge. These reservations receive the highest priority.
  • No fee is charged for internal customers, including anyone using the computer lab for departmental professional development training.
  • Student Organizations may schedule time for Community Service Projects on Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday mornings, or during academic breaks (i.e. mid-semester, spring break, Thanksgiving). A governing member of the organization must make the reservation(s) and will be held responsible for the facility. No fee is charged.
  • Other groups with Carnegie Mellon affiliations may reserve a computer lab for community service, university education or recruiting at no cost. If you think your group qualifies, please contact us at
  • Carnegie Mellon affiliates may reserve computer lab space for the purpose of conferences and/or training sessions for non-Carnegie Mellon-affiliated attendees. Please contact Conference & Event Services for more information.
Visit 25Live within 48 hours to cancel a reservation that is no longer needed.