Reserving a CAEN Computer Lab

Notice: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the availability of CAEN computer lab reservations have been restricted for instructional needs, and require 36 square feet per occupant, with a minimum of six feet social distancing.


  • CAEN computer labs are generally available to students on a first come, first served drop-in basis.
  • Limited reservations are allowed in a subset of designated labs by Engineering faculty in order to accommodate course-related instructional use.
  • Additional policies and regulations apply to all lab reservation requests.

CAEN Labs Available for Reservation (Fall 2020)

The following CAEN computer labs may be reserved for Engineering course-related, instructional use during the Fall 2020 term. Both one-time and recurring reservation requests are considered.

Note: Reservation requests require UMICH login to the College’s 25Live system. To begin a reservation request, click the pencil icon  over the date/time you would like your event to start, and you will be taken to the request form. If you have trouble accessing the links below, please contact CAEN.


Lab Location Computers Social Distancing Capacity Request a Reservation
Beyster 1620 26 26 Check Availability
GGBL 2517 15 15 Check Availability
Pierpont B505 18 18 Check Availability
Pierpont B507 16 16 Check Availability


Lab Reservation Policies and Regulations

  • Designated CAEN computer labs may be reserved only for College of Engineering (CoE) course-related instruction for which CAEN computers are required.
  • Only CoE faculty, administrative staff, or designated graduate student instructors may reserve a lab.
    • Faculty and administrative staff must have regular, non-zero Engineering appointments with their administrative home in an Engineering academic department.
  • Requests must be made at least two business days in advance to accommodate notification to drop-in users.
  • Reservations may only be for a time period between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Reservation requests will be denied if they create an adverse effect on drop-in usage.
  • Engineering faculty and staff must request temporary login access for non-CoE attendees of events being held in a reserved lab.
  • If additional software is needed, reservation requests must comply with the course software submission deadlines.
  • CAEN does not supply extra seating or equipment for reservations.
  • All reservation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.