Computer Laboratory


Reception hatch photo

Reception opening hours:

Monday to Friday
08:30 am to 5:00 pm

01223 - (7) 63500
email: [Javascript required]

If Reception is closed, you can try the Student Administration window, or use the telephone located outside Student Administration, on The Street.
(There is a Computer Lab telephone directory by the phone).

If you are expecting a visitor outside of reception opening times, please make adequate arrrangements to meet them.

Various facilities are available for your use from Reception, such as the fax machine and laminator. Please ask a secretary for help if you need it.

The secretaries also manage the Computer Lab's post. Please ask a secretary for help with the sending and delivery of your post, if needed.

Reception is also responsible for the following:

Lost property

Lost property can be handed into and reclaimed from Reception.
Any property not claimed within 6 months will be disposed of.


The official Cambridge University Map showing the location of all the colleges, departments, research units, main libraries and administrative offices of the University can be purchased from Reception for £1


A few commonly used items such as envelopes are kept in the Reception office. For anything else, please go to Stores.
If the item is not already in stock, it will need to be ordered, which will require you to get permission from your budget holder.

Room Bookings

For Computer Lab members only
To book at room in the Laboratory, email Reception with the following information:

  • Date
  • Time
  • Room
  • A short title of the meeting
  • The name of the person responsible for the booking
  • Any special requirements - equipment, refreshments, etc.
    (a grant code for payment of refreshments must be provided)

It is important that everyone follows this procedure in order that reception can keep accurate records and avoid mistakes being made - i.e. double-booking.

Reception will email you by return to confirm the booking has been made.

You can check availablity on the Room bookings page. (Your Lab login details are required to view the timetables).