Student Mega Lab

Welcome to the San Antonio College Mega Computer Lab

The Mega Computer Lab facility provides SAC students the space and resources to complete classwork. Staff with specialized knowledge of operating system and key software applications are on hand to assist students with troubleshooting and computer needs. The following is a list of some of the services and resources offered at the MegaLab:
  • Open Access Computer Lab
  • PC and MAC Workstations
  • Printing, Scanning, and E-Fax Services
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Technology Workshops (see calendar)
  • Multimedia Software Support
  • Bring Your Own Device Stations
  • Computer Classroom Reservations for Faculty & Staff
  • ACES/Canvas Support
  • 3D Print Studio
  • Mega Lab Virtual Tour
Zoom Assistance

Need virtual assistance?
 Call 210.486.0160 or visit the Mega Lab Zoom room and
a Mega Lab representative can assist you.

Monday - Thursday
9:00 am. - 4:00 pm

Click here to enter the Mega Lab Zoom

 

  • Lab Hardware and Software

    Computers in the Mega Lab have
    the following software:

    • Windows
    • Microsoft Office Suite 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and more)
    • iWork (Pages, Keynote, Numbers)
    • Adobe products
    • Accessibility software (Zoomtext, Kurzweil, Dragon Speak)
    • GoPrint

    Please note: The above items do not reflect a complete listing of all available software. Some computers may have special discipline specific software.  Software applications are updated as new versions become available. Please contact Mega Lab staff for additional information.

     

    Hardware:

    57 Virtual Thin Clients
    34 Windows PC
    20 MAC Workstations
    3 iPads
    4 Overhead Projector
    1 Smart Projector
    3 Teaching Workstations
    2 High Speed B/W HP printers 
    1 Color DELL laser printer
    3 Scanners
  • Classroom Labs

    There are several computer classroom labs available for Academic Department Instructional Use on the 5th floor of the Moody Learning Center (MLC). If you are interested in reserving a computer lab for a class, please complete the Computer Lab Reservation Form.

    Academic departments wishing to reserve an instructional lab for use at times other than regularly scheduled classes can contact the Mega Lab at sac-megalab@alamo.edu or call 210-486-0160.

    Classroom Labs Available:

    1 Virtual Thin Client Lab
    1 PC Lab
    1 Mac Lab
Microsoft 365 Education & Adobe Creative Cloud Licensing

Students and teachers are eligible for a free copy of Microsoft 365 Education, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools. Sign up and download your free copy at: products.office.com/en-us/student/office-in-education 

The Alamo Colleges District academic software purchase site (http://alamo.onthehub.com) provides deep discounts on other popular software titles like Adobe Creative Cloud.

Mega Lab Policy
  • All Alamo Colleges District students are authorized to use the lab. Students using the computer lab will be required to sign in and out at the entry desk kiosk before using the lab.
  • No reservation is needed. Students will be served on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • San Antonio College Faculty and Staff can reserve a computer lab for San Antonio College-related functions. Please contact the lab for schedule availability.
  • Download a pdf of the full Mega Lab User Guide.