Computer Lab Request Form

  • Faculty & Staff

Much of the software that was available in our campus labs is now available in the SAS vLab. Use the form at to request vLab access for your class.

SAS Computing has several computer labs which may be requested for SAS classes and other activities. Please review these scheduling guidelines carefully prior to submitting your request.

If you have questions or need help, please contact

Having trouble finding a lab that's available when you need it? Consider conducting computer activities in your regular classroom - it's an increasingly popular option.

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Submitting this form does not guarantee a reservation. SAS Computing staff will review your request and follow up as soon as possible.

  1. Only instructors or support staff acting on their behalf may reserve a computer lab. Any students who want to reserve a lab for course-related work should ask their instructor to place the request.
  2. Review the list of software installed in our labs. Users requesting installation of additional software must provide installation media and proof of proper licensing. 
  3. Please make requests at least 2 weeks in advance if you require software installation or changes to system configuration.
  4. Classes and other events for Penn's School of Arts & Sciences have priority for scheduling. Requests are processed on a "first come, first served" basis, except for full semester reservations (see below).
  5. Requests for non-SAS events will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and are subject to lab rental fees.
  6. Lab assignments for full semester courses are made during the preceding term, on the following schedule. In cases where we have multiple requests for the same time slot, we will assign labs based on best fit for seating capacity and software requirements. We may need to ask your cooperation in selecting time slots or location in order to make the best use of resources for SAS. Late requests will be accommodated as availability allows.
For classes in this term Make requests no later than this date Lab Assignments will be finalized by this date
Fall May 1 About May 15
Spring October 15 About October 21
Summer March 15 About April 1


Non SAS Class Rates  
3 hour Reservation $300
Full Day Reservation (up to 8 hours)  $500
Cancellation Fee/Urgent Fee (<24 hours notice) $75




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