The Boston Data Lab has two Instructional Computing Classrooms, located near the Public Computing space on the 5th floor of Hirsh Health Sciences Library (HHSL).

The instructional computing classrooms may be reserved by faculty, staff or Tufts Medical Center employees for semester classes, one-time classroom use, and workshops. Reservations are managed by HHSL staff. To reserve one of the instructional classrooms, follow the reservation process by visiting the Tufts Space and Resource Reservation System. For more information, view instructions for how to check the availability of the instructional computer classrooms. The computers in the classrooms are available for use by Tufts’ students, faculty and staff when not being used for classes or workshops.

If your class will exceed the capacity of the computer classrooms, please see information about Mobile Computer Labs offered through the TTS walk-up IT support desk below.

Room 514 – The Big Lab

Boston Data Labs Big Lab Computer Classroom

  • 25 – Student desktops running Windows 10 with 24″ LCD monitors
  • An instructor’s podium a networked Windows 10 desktop, a rotating monitor, and various multimedia connections
  • An overhead projector and a large projector screen
  • White board
  • TA stand up desk

If you require specific software for your reservation, please contact it@tufts.edu at least two weeks prior to your class. Users are expected to adhere to Computer Lab Policies.

Room 510 – The Little Lab

The Little Lab computing classroom

  • 12 – Student desktops running Windows 10 with 24″ LCD monitors
  • An instructor’s podium a networked Windows 10 desktop, a rotating monitor, and various multimedia connections
  • An Overhead Projector and projector screen
  • SMART Board
  • White Board

If you require specific software for your reservation, please contact it@tufts.edu at least two weeks prior to your class. Users are expected to adhere to Computer Lab Policies.

Mobile Computer Labs

The TTS walk-up IT support desk also provides access to a mobile computer lab cart available for use in non-computer lab classrooms. 86 laptops are available for reservation by faculty, staff, and Tufts Medical Center affiliates for instructional classes that may be used to create a mobile computer lab in any room in the Sackler building. Mobile computer labs are available whenever the capacity of the reservation exceeds the 25 student capacity of the largest computer lab or whenever the classroom is booked.

Reserving the Mobile Computer Lab Cart

In order to reserve the Mobile Computer Lab, it is necessary to first reserve a room in the Sackler building that meets your requirements for capacity using the Tufts Space and Resource Reservation System. To reserve the laptops, please contact  it@tufts.edu after you have reserved a room in the Sackler building that meets your requirements for capacity. If you require specific software for your reservation, please contact it@tufts.edu at least two weeks prior to your class.

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