Hours & Facilities

Hours of Operation

The NCAT Lab (NC 003) is open for general use during specified hours. All other spaces and times are reserved for curricular use. Please consult the guidelines for reserving NCAT spaces on the info for faculty page.

The NCAT Lab is open to all members of the campus community during the following hours:

  • MONDAY - THURSDAY 4:00pm—MIDNIGHT
  • FRIDAY CLOSED
  • SATURDAY NOON—4:00pm
  • SUNDAY NOON—MIDNIGHT

You will need to swipe your SLU ID card to enter. These are the ONLY hours for walk-in use; please plan accordingly.

*NOTE: the NCAT is not open when classes are not in session; exam week and break schedules will be posted on this site.

Facilities

NCAT E-classroom

NC 108. 20 student workstations, instructor station with dual-projection system and stereo audio (total seating capacity = 30). May be reserved for individual class meetings or an entire semester.

NCAT Lab

NC 003. 19 student workstations, instructor station, and two helpdesk stations, video projector and 7.1 surround sound (total seating capacity = 26). May be reserved for individual class meetings or an entire semester. Open weekly for general use during open hours.

NCAT Video Studio

NC 003A. 1 advanced student workstation, screening area with 42″ plasma display and 5.1 surround sound (total seating capacity = 3). Reserved for use by faculty and advanced students only.

NCAT Audio Studio

NC 003B. 2 advanced student workstations, stereo and 5.1 surround sound configurations (total seating capacity = 3). Reserved for use by faculty and advanced students only.

Software Applications and Available Hardware

The following applications are supported throughout the NCAT:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Flash...)
  • Apple iLife (GarageBand, iMovie, etc.)
  • Logic Pro X
  • Final Cut Pro X, Compressor, Motion, MainStage
  • Sibelius
  • Max (USB license key must be checked out from staff)

Wacom Intuos tablets and HP ScanJet scanners (including document feeders) are available in NC 003 only.

One Epson Expression 10000XL- Graphics Arts (large flat bed) Scanner capable of 12.2″ x 17.2″ scanning is available in NC003.

We also have an Ultimaker 3D printer for PLA printing of 3D models. Contact us for info.