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The College of Engineering provides several computer labs called Engineering Computer-Aided Active Learning Classrooms (eCALC) for student use. 

Please back up your files regularly.

  1. The computers reboot after 30 minutes of inactivity.
  2. Upon reboot, changes made to the computer are erased and files saved on the hard drive will be deleted.
  3. USB ports are located on the monitors for your convenience.


  • No food or drinks at any time.
  • Do not use more than one PC at a time.
  • Be conscious of unattended PCs.
  • Tidy your space up after you are done.
    • CAUTION: Performing research using eCALC software may be in violation of software license agreements. The software packages in the eCALCS are for classwork only.
    • CAUTION: You are being monitored by video cameras installed in our computer labs and hallways.

Authorized Personnel

  • All college of engineering faculty, staff and students, all non-engineering faculty, and students taking engineering courses.

Building Access

  • Authorized personnel may enter Evans Hall via UD ID card swipe at the north side handicap accessible entrance.
  • Authorized personnel may enter Spencer Lab via UD ID card swipe at the west side handicap accessible main entrance. Access to Spencer Lab allows access to eCALC-Spencer and eCALC-Colburn.
  • Authorized personnel may access Pearson Hall only between 8am and 10pm.

Room Access

  • During spring and fall semesters, eCALCs are typically used for courses; M-F 8am-9pm.
  • Students may use these rooms when not used for classes or closed for maintenance.
  • Spencer and Colburn rooms are unlocked M-F 8am-6pm. All other times authorized personnel may access the rooms via UD ID card swipe.

eCALC Reservation Policy


  • Submit requests to
  • Requests are approved on a priority basis.
  • Reservations do NOT carry over from semester to semester or year to year.
  • Requests are accepted during intervals aligned with UD/Central Scheduling

Interval 1: Shortened UD/Central Classroom Scheduling Interval

  • Approximate Scheduling for Fall Semesters: Jan 1 – Feb 15
  • Approximate Scheduling for Spring Semesters: Jul 1 – Aug 15
    • Interval 1 is aligned to start with UD/Central classroom scheduling. However it ends before the UD scheduling interval ends. The intent is to provide priority based scheduling in a way that allows opportunity for instructors to request a UD/Central classroom should their eCALC request be unfulfillable.

APPROVAL PROCESS: Requests are collected and posted to an internal calendar through out the interval. At interval end, non-conflicting ENGR course requests are approved and posted to the public eCALC scheduling calendar. Non-ENGR course requests are held till the end of interval 2 to assure ENGR courses receive priority access to these rooms. Any ENGR course conflicts are resolved by the eCALC committee based on priority guidelines

Interval 2: Extended UD/Central Classroom Scheduling Interval

  • Approximate Scheduling for Spring Semesters: Aug 16 – Oct 1
  • Approximate Scheduling for Fall Semesters: Feb 16 – Apr 1
    • Interval 2 starts when interval 1 ends.
    • Interval 2 ends about one month after UD/Central scheduling ends.

APPROVAL PROCESS: Same as Interval 1. Any non-ENGR course requests from interval one or two are assessed at this time.

NOTE: Post interval 2 requests are approved first come, first served, as slots are available.

Policy Guiding Principles:

  • Requests are prioritized by the relevance of the course or event to the COEG academics mission, and by the need for the course or event to be held in an eCALC, instead of an alternate campus classroom.
  • Scheduling deadlines are aligned with UD central classroom scheduling deadlines.




  • Report real time classroom issues to Engineering’s Technology team at 302-831-6334.
  • Report equipment/software problems by submitting a request form.



  • In an emergency, call 911.
  • For all non-emergencies, contact the UDPD.

Lost and Found



If you need technology assistance, feel free to contact our IT team.



>> Room Schedule
046 Colburn
26 Student PCs - 52 student capacity



>> Room Schedule
101D Pearson
20 Student PCs - 40 student capacity



>> Room Schedule
010 Spencer
24 Student PCs - 48 student capacity

Computer Lounges

If you need technology assistance, feel free to contact our IT team.

2nd & 3rd Floor Spencer Lounges



2nd & 3rd Floor Spencer Lounges
4 Student PCs - student capacity

131 Spencer Collaboration Center

The Hive


131 Spencer
12 Student PCs - student capacity

Loaner Laptops

The College of Engineering and Morris Library have partnered to create a new laptop loaner program exclusively for College of Engineering students. This new laptop loaner program enables all College of Engineering students to check out a special high performance laptop from the Morris Library’s Student Multimedia Design Center that comes pre-configured with access to the same College of Engineering software portfolio found in our eCALC computer labs. The laptop can be checked out for up to 4 hours at a time and the time can be extended by request for additional 4 hour periods. There is no cost for this service and the laptops are available now!