Computer Labs

At FIT, we take pride in offering students access to modern, well-equipped computer labs that serve as dynamic hubs of knowledge, creativity, and collaboration.

Computer Commons

Computer Commons SW Corner

Planned Closing for Summer

  • The Computer Commons will close on Thursday, May 23, and be closed for the Summer 2024.
  • Due to construction and maintenance needs, the Computer Commons is closed for Summer 2024.
  • Reminder, Remote Access Available

Location

Feldman Center, Basement
CC15 and CC15A 
Remote Access Available

Equipment Details

Windows computers, Mac computers2  Epson Expression 12000XL Photo Scanner (Flatbed size 12.2″ x 17.2″), 2 Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner (Flatbed size 8.5″ x 11.7″), and production-quality printers (3 printers and 4 release stations).

Hours

Closing Thursday, May 23 at 10 PM. 

MON – FRI: 8 AM – 11 PM
SAT: 8 AM – 9:30 PM
SUN: 9 AM – 9:30 PM

Closed when the college is closed*, view Academic Calendar for closure dates. 

 *If the college closes due to weather and other emergency-related closures the labs will also close.

Computer Commons Remote Access

The Division of Information Technology offers access to the Computer Commons. CC15 and CC15A Windows computers remotely with FIT Remote Labs, powered by Leostream (FRL) for FIT studentsEnabling students to work wherever they are located as long as they have (1.) a computer (tablets and mobile devices are not compatible), (2.) a reliable internet connection and (3.) an up-to-date browser.

  • Remote access to the Computer Commons is on a first-come, first-served basis. If the lab is full, you will have to check back at another time. 
  • Remote access times do not follow the physical Computer Commons schedule, access is near 24/7 with access exception times below. 
  • Each morning at 6 AM, students will automatically be signed out of FRL computers; therefore, please save your work often and be sure to log out in advance of 6 AM to avoid losing any data or project files.
  • FRL is unavailable during maintenance. For a complete list of planned maintenance activities, visit it.fitnyc.edu/system-status.
How to use FIT Remote Labs to access a Computer Commons computer
  1. Install Duo Mobile app (step-by-step instructions) Note: Duo is required for two-factor authentication. Click on the appropriate button below or search the App Store/Google Play for “Duo Mobile.”
  1. Enroll in Duo (step-by-step instructions)
    Tech Tip: If you enrolled in Duo previously and are using a new phone/device or phone number to enroll contact TechHelp now.
  2. Go to https://fitlabs.fitnyc.edu and sign in with your FIT username and password to begin using FIT Remote Labs (step-by-step instructions)
  3. Once you sign in you will be directed to the Resources window displaying the workstations you may access. The computers are displayed by the classroom location and the operating system of the computer, e.g.Common Lab: CC15 (PC). Click Connect to launch a connection to a desktop. (view next steps and more tips on using FRL) Note: You do not have to connect to a computer with the same operating system as you are using, i.e. Macs can connect to “PC”, Windows can connect to “Mac”.

Tech Tip: The Computer Commons computers will display as “Common Lab”.

FIT Remote Labs displaying Computer Commons computers

 

 

Library Labs

Library Lab during Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Location

Shirley Goodman Center
4th, 5th and 6th floor 

Equipment Details

Multiple computer labs and workspaces are available for student use.

Hours

Please check the Library Hours page for floor-by-floor hours of operation, holiday closings, and extended hours schedule during the final weeks of the semester.

Peter G. Scotese Facility

Peter G. Scotese Mac Lab

Location

Feldman Center
C220 Suite

Equipment Details

Six Computer Classrooms

Hours

The Peter G. Scotese CAD/COM Facility is primarily utilized for classes; students may access labs when classes are not in session by making a reservation through FIT Book It

Schedule subject to change, spaces are closed when the college is closed. 

Cyber Lounge

Photo of Kaufman Hall Cyber Lounge

Location

Kaufman Hall
Basement

Equipment Details

Windows and Mac workspaces, printer and scanner. 

Hours

Available 24/7 for Kaufman Hall Residents. Check the System Status calendar for scheduled maintenance and maintenance windows.