About The Academic Computing Center

Our Mission

The Academic Computing Center, located in the Library Building and open to all students, provides support for academic uses of educational technology, including: a student computer lab providing industry standard and instructor-specified software, Web access, and printing; student, faculty and staff technology-training during workshops held throughout each semester in the ACC's Multimedia Classroom; online courseware hosting via local network and the Web (Blackboard & Epsilen) - including related help-desk services; technical consulting with equipment specification, purchasing assistance, installation, repair, and related help-desk services; and communication services including architecting and maintaining the college Web site, design and programming Web-based applications, design and display of campus digital signage screens, and creation and maintenance of the campus video archive.

Objectives

Library Building, First Floor, Room 117, 718-631-6624 The Academic Computing Center provides support for academic uses of educational technology, including computer and World-Wide-Web services, faculty and staff training, online courseware hosting, and technical consulting for Queensborough's academic community.

The Center's facilities consist of a large student computer lab (Windows and Mac OS) and a multimedia classroom. In the computer lab students will find application programs that support their course-work, and provide Internet access. The multimedia classroom supports College Workshops, and provides a venue for teachers to introduce their classes to educational technology including Blackboard and ePortfolios.

The ACC staff provides many services including digital videography and photography, audio recording and Podcast creation, faculty development workshops, individualized assistance to both students and faculty, and consulting for all academic technology related purchases. The ACC also supports college-wide efforts such as Digital Signage, e-Portfolio, Middle States Reaccreditation Self-Study, and CUNYfirst.

ACC Hours of Operation

Sunday Closed
Monday 8:45 AM - 8:45 PM
Tuesday 8:45 AM - 8:45 PM
Wednesday 8:45 AM - 8:45 PM
Thursday 8:45 AM - 8:45 PM
Friday 8:45 AM - 4:45 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM

The ACC oversees the operation of mobile instructional presentation podiums throughout the campus. These podiums include a computer, VCR/DVD player, projector, speakers, and a wireless mouse/presenter/laser pointer. In addition, the Center oversees an ever-growing number of classrooms with fixed instructional presentations systems.

At the forefront of the ACC's responsibilities are Web design and implementation including the College Web site, and online course management support for faculty and students using Blackboard and traditional Web technologies. Online materials are available 24x7 for many courses utilizing Web-Enhanced, Partly Online, and Fully Online modalities. Students and faculty members needing assistance, with either Blackboard or the College Web Site, can contact the ACC via email (BBSupport@qcc.cuny.edu), via telephone (631-6624), or by visiting the office (L-117) during normal business hours.

Contact Us
(718) 631-6624 - Phone
(718) 631-6309 - Fax