Campus labs

Computer labs are located at the following campuses:

In addition, your faculty may provide their own facilities.

Rules & regulations

The use of computer facilities at La Trobe is governed by the Use of Computer Facilities Statute 2009 [PDF 65KB].

Labs are provided to students for academic purposes, not for personal use. There is to be:

  • no games;
  • no IRC;
  • no chat;
  • no food or drink;

Please respect your fellow students and keep noise levels to a minimum.

Download policy

The web is NOT a copyright-free zone. DO NOT assume that you are entitled to download everything you can access on the web. Some material may be on the web without the copyright owner's permission. DO NOT use University equipment or the computer networks to download, redistribute or copy unauthorized files.

As you may be aware, there are some websites which offer – with the copyright owner's permission - MP3 files or other music formats for free download. The University's computers and network should NOT be used for this purpose. If you want to download or transfer music for any non-academic purpose, this should be done privately, and not on a University-owned computer or through the University's computer network.

Saving files

We suggest that you save all of your documents onto OneDrive for Business which is part of Office 365.

We recommend that you also use external USB drives as secondary backups and to print your documents at regular intervals in order to maintain hard copies of your work.

Do not store files on drive C:\. When the computer is restarted, all data saved will be wiped.