Collaborative Computer Stations: A number of CAEN computer labs provide collaborative stations, offering a spacious workspace situated around a computer with a large LED display, and connections for personal devices. The Duderstadt Center also offers similar “VizHub” stations, with displays up to 85”. Many of these stations may be reserved by students for limited Continue Reading »
Category: Computer Lab Updates
Announcements and updates regarding CAEN computer labs.
Remotely Access CAEN Lab Computers & Software
Windows: The Windows Remote Desktop Service allows eligible individuals at Michigan Engineering to remotely access the CAEN Lab Software Environment (CLSE) for Windows. It is intended to provide the same experience as being in a CAEN computer lab.
Linux: The CAEN Linux Remote Login Service allows authorized CAEN access holders to use the CAEN Lab Continue Reading »
Lecture Rewind: A new assistive technology tool
Lecture Rewind is a new assistive technology feature developed by CAEN that allows students enrolled in a course to view slide and whiteboard content on their personal devices during class. This feature offers a better view of the material being presented in the room and allows students to magnify content. It also allows students to Continue Reading »
Locations of CAEN Labs with the newest computers
Approximately 210 new Dell Precision 3460 computers were installed in CAEN computer labs and learning centers over the summer. These computers are configured with additional memory, better graphics, and a more powerful CPU. The specs include:
- CPU: Intel Core i7-12700 processor (25 MB Cache, 12 Core, 2.1 GHz to 4.9 GHz)
- RAM: 32 GB DDR5
Pandemic-related changes in CAEN computer labs
There have been many changes to the CAEN student computer labs starting Fall 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following summarizes these changes:
- There are now three types of in-person CAEN labs, each with their own restrictions
- Labs with Reservable Time Slots – These are the vast majority of CAEN labs. You must
Individual CAEN lab computers now available for reservation
Several CAEN computer labs have been designated as Reserved Seating Labs as part of Study Spaces at U-M. Areas in the Duderstadt Center also offer CAEN computers for reservation. This means that occupants in a space must first reserve an individual computer in order to use it. This requirement is intended to limit occupancy in Continue Reading »
New social distancing capacity guidelines available for classrooms and CAEN computer labs
In response to the need for social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Engineering has provided some guidelines for maximum capacity when using Engineering classrooms and CAEN computer labs. These new capacity numbers will be enforced for regularly scheduled courses or other room reservations, and should be observed during open/drop-in hours Continue Reading »
Further changes to the Windows Remote Desktop Service for Winter 2020
Many updates occurred to CAEN’s Windows Remote Desktop Service in the month of March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and we want to ensure the College community stays informed of all changes.
The University of Michigan has moved to online classes for the remainder of the Winter 2020 term, as well as the Spring Continue Reading »
CAEN computer lab updates and changes for Winter 2020
The reservable CAEN computer lab located in LBME 1310 was permanently closed on December 16, 2019 for a BME department remodeling project named BME Design Spaces. A CAEN computer lab will not be part of the newly remodeled space, however there will be CAEN computing lab resources within the space.
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CoE student supplemental printing allocation ending after Summer 2020
Eligible students will continue to receive a $10 College of Engineering supplemental printing allocation for the Winter 2020 and Spring/Summer 2020 terms. As with previous terms, this is in addition to the standard ITS printing allocation provided to all U-M students, which is currently unchanged at $24 per term.
After the Spring/Summer 2020 term, the Continue Reading »