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Randall Library and TAC provide a variety of resources to support your technology needs!

Computers and Laptops
  • Over 115 computers, including Macs, in the first floor Learning Commons
  • Laptops (Dell and Apple) available to checkout at the TAC for in-library use
  • Designated Graduate Student space on the second floor with additional computers
  • Specialized computers, software and technology assistance provided by the TAC
  • iPad kiosks scattered in the library for quick look-up needs
  • Computer Availability Map
Group Collaboration
Printing, Copying, Scanning
  • Printing, scanning and copying available via iPrint
  • Designated quick print and quick scan stations in the Learning Commons
  • Learn more...
Digital Makerspace
  • Virtual reality, 3D printing, 3D scanning, 360 cameras and more.
  • Learn more...
And more

Need Help?

Text us at 910-218-0782

You can also get help by email or phone.

FAQs for Computers and Technology

The Extron System is available in the 2 group study pods on the first floor (go here to reserve a pod). To use the system:

  • Plug an available HDMI or VGA cable into a laptop or other mobile device.
  • To select a device for display, press the selection button on the cable. Wait several seconds for the display to activate. One device at a time can be selected for display.
  • To switch between devices, just press the selection button on the cable for the desired device. Wait several seconds for the display to change.
  • When finished, just unplug the display cables from the devices.
  • On the first floor of the library there are over 100 computers, including 18 Macs, for UNCW student staff and faculty use.
  • There are also Dell and Apple laptops available to check-out from TAC and 6 iPad kiosks around the library for quick browsing.
  • Visitors have 5 designated computers for use.
  • In addition, TAC has specialized collaboration and video editing computers and software.
  • Visit our Computer Availability webpage to see which computers are available.

Logon with your UNCW email username (without the @uncw.edu) and email password.

Software on Computers

  • 7-Zip
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe Digital Editions 4.5
  • ArcGIS 10.4 for Desktop
  • Audacity 2.1.3
  • GIMP 2.8.6
  • Google Chrome
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 24
  • JMP Pro 13
  • Maple 2017
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Notepad++
  • Pharos iPrint
  • R 3.4
  • RStudio 1.0.143
  • Read&Write Gold 11

Computers on the second floor, outside of the Graduate Study Lounge and the Quiet Study Lounge, have the Adobe Creative Cloud.

TealWare Software*

  • ArcGIS
    • ArcCatalog
    • ArcGlobe
    • ArcMap
  • Computer Science
    • BlueJ
    • Eclipse
    • JCreator
  • Corel
    • CorelCapture X5
    • CorelCONNECT
    • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 Guidebook
    • CorelDRAW X5 Users Guide
    • CorelDraw X5
    • CorelPHOTO-PAINT X5 User Guide
    • CorelPHOTO-PAINT X5
    • Video Tutorials
  • Maple 15
    • Classic Worksheet Maple 15
    • Maple 15 Calculator
    • Maple 15
  • Maple 16
    • Classic Worksheet Maple 16
    • Command-line Maple 16
    • Maple 16 Calculator
    • Maple 16 Help
    • Maple 16
    • Mint
  • Maple 17
    • Maple 17 Classic
    • Maple 17
  • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Geometers
    • Maple14 Classic
    • Maple14
    • MATLAB 2011b
    • MATLAB2013b
    • R 2_10
  • Microsoft Office 2007
    • Access 2007
    • Excel 2007
    • InfoPath 2007
    • Outlook 2007
    • PowerPoint 2007
    • Project 2007
    • Publisher 2007
    • Word 2007
  • Microsoft Office 2010
    • Access 2010
    • Excel 2010
    • InfoPath 2010
    • OneNote 2010
    • Outlook 2010
    • PowerPoint 2010
    • Publisher 2010
    • Word 2010
  • Operations & System Admin
    • WinScp
  • OUR
    • Outlook 2010 on 3201
  • Rec Ctr
    • RecTrac
  • Server Testing
    • 2301 Fitgram
    • IE 3203
    • IE 3204
    • Maple 16 on 3203
    • Maple 16 on 3204
    • Maple 16 on 3205
    • Maple 16 on 3206
  • SPSS
    • IBM SPSS Statistics 19
    • PASW Statistics 18
  • TimeClockManager
    • TimeClockManager
    • TimeClockScheduler
  • Apple Desktop
  • Blackboard Learn
  • DINEhealth74
  • File Share access
  • FireFox 10
  • Fitnessgram - teacher
  • Internet Explorer
  • InuitProSeries2011
  • JMP
  • JMP10
  • KaleidaGraph
  • MicroSim InHospital
  • ModFlow
  • Notepad
  • Remote Desktop Connection
  • Research Insight using Excel
  • research insight
  • Respondus4
  • SAS 92
  • SAS92 with Eventus
  • Simnet Online
  • SQL Management Studio 2008 R2
  • UltraVNC viewer
  • UNCW Desktop - SD
  • UNCW Desktop - VD
  • UNCWmail
  • Win7 CSB Lab - VD

*Depending upon location certain Tealware software may not reflect the software listed.

  • There are 11 collaboration stations located on the first floor of the Randall Library near the TAC area. 
  • The collaboration stations consist of 6 PCs, 5 Macs, and 3 scanners. They all have Adobe CS6 Design Standard (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat X Pro) and TI-84 Plus Calculator emulator as well as access to SPSS, SAS, and various other software titles through Tealware.
  • There are also 5 video editing stations in the TAC Area.
  • The video editing stations consist of 2 PCs and 1 Mac with dual displays and 2 Macs with single display. All have video conversion equipment and editing software.

Located on the first floor learning commons, and second floor group study rooms are large collaboration monitors. Laptops can be attached to make use of the monitors. See Group Study Room Descriptions.

Located in the Pelican Gallery is a presentation station equipped with an LCD projector.

Both group study pods near Port City Java are equipped with The Extron TeamWork® 601 (Collaboration station).

You can charge your iPhone, Android, iPad or other tablets at TAC, compliments of UNCW ITS:

  • Charging Kiosk: provides six secure lockers to store your device while it charges so you can leave your device safely unattended. The Charging Kiosk is located near the bathrooms on the first floor.
  • Charging Area: provides four charging stations so you can charge your mobile device while working on your laptop or studying. The Charging Area is located by TAC on the first floor.
  • Check out a portable battery at TAC.

Visitor computer users can save materials either by emailing to your personal email account (ex. Yahoo, Gmail, etc.) or by saving to a CD ROM or flash drive (you will need to bring your own). Visitor computers are not equipped with floppy or zip drives and do not allow downloading software.

Laptop computers are available for check out at TAC (located on the first floor of Randall Library). You must provide your student ID to check out a laptop, and you must keep the laptop in the building.

They can be checked out for 6 hours. Visit our Computer Availability webpage to see if Dell laptops or MacBooks are available for checkout. For more information, please see https://uncw.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=11558.

To access these resources from off-campus, begin at the library website and use the links provided on our Find Databases page, or in our Library Catalog.

  • When you select a licensed resource from our website, you will be prompted to log in.
  • To log in, please enter:
    • Your campus username (email address without the @xxxx.edu)
    • Your campus (email) password
    • Click the button for UNC Wilmington
  • Once logged in, you will be automatically transferred to the resource you selected.
  • 5 visitor computers are located on the first floor of the library.
  • Visitors must register for a free account at the Circulation Desk.
  • The session time limit on these computers is one hour, and visitors are limited to a total of two hours daily.
  • Visitors can reserve a computer using the reservation computer located in the visitor computer area.
  • These computers have internet access and MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access software. There is no other software available on these computers.

 The following equipment is available to check out at TAC on the first floor of Randall Library:

  • Laptop computers (Dell and Apple) – 6-hour checkout
  • Laptop chargers (Dell and Apple)  –  6-hour checkout

For more information, please see https://uncw.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=11558.

Yes, there is a workstation on the first floor of the library, in the Learning Commons. Visit our Adaptive Equipment/Software page to learn more about the equipment/software available.

For instructions on how to use our microfilm and microfiche machines (located on the second floor in Government Documents) please refer to the How to use the Microfilm ScanPro 2000 and How to use the Minolta Microfilm Machine guides.

Walk-In Hours:

        Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 12:00 am

        Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

        Saturday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

        Sunday: 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Please visit the TAC help page for additional information. Equipment checkout is available anytime TAC is open. Hours may vary during finals.



  • E-mail will be set up for new students 5 business days after registration.
  • Your student e-mail address is your initials followed by four randomly generated numbers.
  • To find your e-mail address, go to UNCW SeaPort at https://myseaport.uncw.edu/ and follow the steps listed under the log in boxes.
  • This and more IT info for students at http://uncw.edu/itsd/living/.


As of June 2017, TAC discontinued checking out headphones due to maintenance and durability issues. You can purchase headphones from TAC Repairs.

Please see https://uncw.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=11558

Headphones for visitors are secured to the visitor computers; available for use when using the computers.