Instructional and Technical Support

College of Liberal & Creative Arts Technical Support

The College of Liberal & Creative Arts technical support staff provides hardware and software support for university-owned computers used by faculty, staff, and students. Hardware support is provided for college provided computers in faculty and department offices, and computer labs. Software support is provided for college and university licensed software installed on faculty, staff, and student computers. Support includes troubleshooting hardware and software related problems, and training in the use of hardware and software. Also, support staff is available to provide tours of college computer labs for faculty and staff.

Phone: 415-338-6382

Information Technology Services (ITS) Help Desk

Administration Building, Room 110
Hours: Monday through Thursday 8am to 6pm, Fri 8am to 5pm
Phone: 415-338-1420
Website: Information Technology Services

Academic Technology

Provides training for faculty and staff in development and use of technology to complement instruction and promote learning.

Phone: 415-338-1494
Website: Academic Technology

Academic Technology Media & Classroom Support

The Academic Technology Media Distribution and Support provides all of the audio-visual services to the SF State classrooms. AV equipment is available for checkout including mobile computer consoles and laptops.

Phone: 415-338-1494
Website: Academic Technology Media & Classroom Support

Computer Labs

Faculty Computer Lab

Humanities Building, Room 405

This facility is equipped with four Macintosh and four PC computers as well as a printer, a scanner and other useful equipment. Members of the Technical Equipment Committee (TEC) often work in this room and are often available to help colleagues.

The Faculty Computer Lab is available only to College of Liberal & Creative Arts faculty members and their supervised assistants. Occasional users of the facility are welcome and can request access from the front desk in the Humanities Building, Room 484. Saving personal files on flash-drives is encouraged.


  • 4 Macintosh Computers
  • 4 Windows Computers
  • 1 HP LaserJet 4100N laser printer
  • 2 HP DeskJet 840c color inkjet printers
  • 2 Epson Perfection 640u flatbed scanners
  • 1 Nikon Super CoolScan color slide scanners
  • 1 Fujitsu Fast PDF scanner

Student Classrooms

  1. Humanities Building, Room 200:
    25 Dell Pentium IV computers
  2. Humanities Building, Room 401:
    26 Dell Pentium IV computers
  3. Humanities Building, Room 403:
    26 Macintosh iMac G5 computers