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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513
Mon - Thur: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:000pm


The NVC Student Open Lab provides resources for all students to help them succeed in their classes. Resources include computers, software, scanners, printers, and iPads, all available on a walk-in, first-come first-serve basis in the Juniper Hall room 106. The resources in the Student Open Lab include the following:





The following software is available on all computers in the Open Computer Lab.

  • Microsoft Office Professional 2016
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 1.5
  • Go Print
  • Deepfreeze
  • Diet Analysis Plus7.0.1
  • TextPad 5.4
  • Eclipse 3.6.1
  • Klooster Allen 23 Ed
  • StopWatch 2.2.56
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
  • Microsoft Windows SDK 6
  • WinPlot 5


Limited Software

The following software is available on a limited number of computers in JH106G

  • Interactive Physiology 10
  • Cyber Ed Web Base
  • Reason
  • Adobe Creative Suite 6
  • Creative Studio (CS)
  • Finale NotePad 2012
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • MS Office 2011 on MACs
  • StatDisk
  • Autodesk AutoCad 2017
  • Cisco Packet Tracker
  • Sibelius8


Additional Resources

Adaptive Lab for students with Special Needs (JH106D)

  • JAWS
  • KURZWEIL 3000
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking


Electronic Items Available for Checkout

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  • 2 iPads
  • 2 Macbooks
  • 30 Dell Laptops
  • 4 External Mini Projectors
  • 2 Surface Pro 4


Reserve the Student Innovation Lab - Room JH-106F

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Hours of Operation

Open Computer Lab Schedule Hours: Spring Semester
Monday - Thursday:  7:30am - 8:00pm
 Friday: 8:00an - 4:00pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday

*Hours are subject to change


This is our Pay for Print management system

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Contact Information

For more information contact:
210-486-4777 (Option 1) 

Chadwick J. Cardenas
Information System Specialist
Phone: 210-486-4024

Walker Hobbs
Computer Support Technician
Phone: 210-486-4780


Open Computer Lab
Juniper Hall

Specialized Software Lab

Student Innovation Center

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