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Computers and Equipment

The University Library in the Jean and Charles Schulz Information Center provides a variety of computing resources to Sonoma State students, faculty, and staff.


The Library has 145 workstations (Macs and PCs) with internet access and a variety of software. Library computers require all current students, faculty, and staff to log in using their Seawolf IDs. If you don't have a Seawolf ID, temporary guest passes are available at the Information/Check-Out Desk for current extended education students, emeritus faculty, Technology High School students, and current CSU students and faculty.

Wireless Access

Wireless access is available in all public areas of the University Library for SSU students and employees. Access the wireless network using your Seawolf ID and password.

IT Guest Access

Digital Lab

Our Digital Lab, located in the Library Teaching Center, is equipped with 5 Mac workstations available for page layout, scanning, image editing, photo retouching, web design, and web graphics solutions for SSU students, faculty, and staff only.  All the workstations have scanners, and all computers are equipped with Adobe Creative Cloud, GarageBand, iDVD, iMovie, Text Wrangler, and Microsoft Office 2016.

The Digital Lab is not available to classes. Faculty who wish to use a lab for their classes should check the IT Computer Labs webpage and submit a Lab Scheduling Request.

Accessible Workstations

The Library has five workstations equipped with assistive technology. Each workstation has speech recognition software, text-to-speech software, screen readers and magnification, adjustable-height tables, and large monitors. You can find out more about our accessible technology and other services for people with disabilities on our Information for People with Disabilities page.


Want to check out a laptop? We have 65 laptops available for checkout from the Information/Check-Out desk. Find out more.

Quick Search Stations

Quick Search stations are available to anyone who wishes to search the catalog or access e-journals and databases. These stations are located throughout the building.

Where are the computers?

Computer Use Policy

1st Floor
Information CommonsiMacsOSX
Information CommonsPCsWindows 7
Information CommonsQuick Search StationsWindows 7
2nd Floor
Multimedia AreaPCsWindows 7
Multimedia AreaQuick Search StationsWindows 7
Library Instruction Room, 2050
Room is also used for instruction.
Check schedule at door to see if room is available.
PC'sWindows 7
Digital Lab*iMacs with scannersOSX
Information/Check-Out DeskLaptops available for borrowingOSX
Information/Check-Out DeskQuick Search StationsWindows 7
3rd Floor
StacksQuick Search StationsWindows 7

*The Digital Lab is not available to classes. Faculty who wish to use a lab for their classes should check IT Computer Labs.