Computer Studios and Clusters

IT Services provides access to academic computing for the entire OCAD community. We support two Academic Computing Studios setup for teaching classrooms, Computer Clusters, the Library, Learning Zone and collaborate with Studio Management on studio computing.

Computer Studios: MCA 665 & MCC 430

IT Services provides access to two central Computer Studios for the entire OCAD community: 665 in 100 McCaul and 1430 in 113 McCaul. Computer Studios are setup with 29 desktops for teaching students not in the Laptop Program, or who may not have the required software.

665 Computer Studio

MCA 665, 100 McCaul Street
29 x 27" Intel iMacs

Regular Schedule

  • Monday to Friday 8:00am to 10:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Extended Hours

  • Monday to Friday 8:00am to 12:00am
  • Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday 12:00pm to 5:00pm

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Software

Mac OS 10.9 (Bootcamp: Windows 7)


Apple Final Cut Pro X
Apple iLife (iMovie, iPhoto, Garageband)
Apple iWork '09
Autodesk 3ds Max
Autodesk Autocad
Autodesk Revit
Adobe Creative Cloud (Audition, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, AfterEffects, Premiere, Lightroom and more)
Adobe OpenType Font Folio
Arduino & Processing
Blender
Cinema 4D
Compressor
Cyberduck
Google SketchUp
Kurzweil 3000
Microsoft Office
Cycling Max 6
Pure Data
Python
Rhino 3D, Brazil for Rhino 3D, Grasshopper for Rhino 3D
Tableau Public
Solidworks

1430 Computer Studio

MCC 430, 113 McCaul Street
29 x 21.5" Intel iMacs

Regular Schedule

  • Monday to Friday 8:00am to 10:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Extended Hours

  • Monday to Friday 8:00am to 12:00am
  • Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sunday 12:00pm to 5:00pm 

View Schedule

Software

Mac OS 10.9 (Bootcamp: Windows 7)

Apple Final Cut Pro X
Apple iLife (iMovie, iPhoto, Garageband)
Apple iWork '09
Autodesk 3ds Max
Autodesk Autocad
Autodesk Revit
Adobe Creative Cloud (Audition, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, AfterEffects, Premiere, Lightroom and more)
Adobe OpenType Font Folio
Arduino & Processing
Blender
Cinema 4D
Compressor
Cyberduck
Google SketchUp
Kurzweil 3000
Microsoft Office
Cycling Max 6
Pure Data
Python
Rhino 3D, Brazil for Rhino 3D, Grasshopper for Rhino 3D
Tableau Public
Solidworks

Booking Computer Studios

All Computer Studio booking is done through Scheduling and Faculty Offices.

All Computer Studios and Clusters: Hardware

Scheduled Computer Studios # Hardware Dual-boot?*
MCA 665 29 27" Intel iMac Yes
MCC 430 29 21.5" Intel iMac Yes
Open Computing
317 Info Commons 13 21.5" Intel iMac Yes
4th Floor Cluster 3 21.5" Intel iMac Yes
5th Floor Cluster 3 21.5" Intel iMac Yes
6th Floor Cluster 3 24" Intel iMac Yes
Library Info Commons 25 20" (20) & 21.5" (4) Intel iMac, Yes
Learning Zone 6 24" Intel iMac (4) & 21.5" (2) Intel iMac Yes
664 - Centre for Students with Disabilities Exam Centre 15 20" Intel iMac Yes, Accessibility Software
RHA 109 Graduate Studies 1 Mac Pro 8-core 2.66GHz Yes
Graduate Studies Clusters 2 24" Intel iMac Yes
Faculty of Art Facilities      
Printmaking 6 21.5" Intel iMac No
Integrated Media 8 6 x 21.5" Intel iMac, 2 x Mac Pro No
Photography 12 27" Intel iMac No
Physical Computing Lab 358 3 21.5" Intel Mac
Yes
Digital Painting 460 6 21.5" Intel iMacs, Mac Pro, HP z400, Wacom Cintiq Displays
Digital Painting 440 5 20" Intel iMacs (4), Wacom Cintiq Displays

 

Computer Studios: Software

Software Type Location Program Use
Adobe Creative Cloud
(Audition, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Edge Code, Edge Animate, Dreamweaver, AfterEffects, Premiere, Lightroom and more)
2D Creative & Interactive, Video Editing, Audio Editing, Motion Graphics Computer Studios and Clusters All Programs
Apple Final Cut Pro X Video Editing, Audio Editing, Motion Graphics 353, Computer Studios and Clusters Integrated Media, Photo
Apple iLife (iMovie, iWeb, iPhoto) Video Editing, Photo Editing, Interactive Computer Studios and Clusters First Year Art, All Programs
Apple Logic Audio Editing 353, 354 Integrated Media, Photo
Arduino & Processing Programming Computer Studios and Clusters Integrated Media
Autodesk Autocad 3D Modelling & Animation Computer Studios and Clusters Environmental Design
Autodesk Inventor 3D Modelling & Animation Computer Studios and Clusters N/A
Autodesk T-Splines for Rhino 3D Modelling & Animation 243 Material Art and Design
Autodesk 3Ds Max Design 3D Modelling & Animation Computer Studios and Clusters Integrated Media
AutoDesk Mudbox 3D Modeller Digital Painting Drawing and Painting
Cinema 4D 3D Animation Computer Studios, 440, 460 Drawing and Painting
Brazil Renderer for 3D Computer Studios and Clusters Material Art & Design, Industrial Design
Grasshopper for Rhino 3D Generative Software Computer Studios and Clusters Material Art & Design
Kurzweil 3000 v11 Accessibility Computer Studios and Clusters Accessibility
Cycling 74 Max 6 Programming Computer Studios and Clusters Integrated Media
Microsoft Office Productivity Campus Wide All Programs
Rhino 3D 3D Modelling, RP Computer Studios and Clusters Industrial Design, Material Art & Design
Solidworks 3D for Manufacturing Computer Studios Continuing Studies