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Computer Labs

Computers, printers, laptops, software, scanning devices.

Class of 37 computer lab and print devices

Given as a gift, the Class of 37 Computer Lab features 20 computers and one print release station.  It is situated on the 5th floor near the stacks, and offers a variety of software titles.

Many computers are available throughout the Van Pelt Library. All computers provide Internet access to Penn's Digital Library, online catalog, and electronic resources. Aside from a few workstations on the first floor and in the stack areas, the computers in Van Pelt are available for use by the Penn Community (require PennKey authentication). Computer lab software titles are widely available throughout Penn Libraries.

Paid printing is available in all the labs in Van Pelt, using your PennCard or a Visitor's PennCash card. Costs are $.07 per page for single sided black and white pages, $ .10 per page for double side black and white pages using the duplex printers, and $0.28 per page for single side color pages (limited locations). See printing instructions.

Wireless Network/AirPennNet is available in much of Van Pelt. See the floor plans for specific wireless areas. Authentication for wireless use is by PennKey. Information about AirPennNet is available.


The library uses UniPrint pay-for-printing. To make use of the service, print as you would normally print from your home or office computer, give your job a name, and retrieve your print jobs from the print station. You will be able to swipe your PennCard/PennCash card, and then will be prompted to find your job by name and work station. Black and white printing costs $.07/page. Duplex is also available. Duplex printing costs $ .10 per page for double side black and white pages using the duplex printers.