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Beginning Wednesday April 7th, the LRC will be open with a limited number of study spaces and computers for student use!
- On-campus services available by reservation on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 9am-3pm.
- RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!!
- Study spaces may be reserved for up to a 3-hour block per day.
- Computers may be reserved for up to a 2-hour block per day (with the option to extend your time)
- Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 253-589-5544 to make a reservation, 24 hours in advance.
- Students must check into campus before using LRC study space or computers.
Questions? Call the Library at (253) 589-5544, send an email to email@example.com, or chat with a librarian below.
Students and educators can get free one-year educational access to Autodesk products and services, renewable as long as you remain eligible. Confirm your eligibility now at the link (text from website).
Microsoft Office Suite
Get a free download for a web-based version of MS Office products, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and others. Use student email at registration.
TI-84 Graphing Calculator (download)
Texas Instruments is providing a 90 day trial for a download of the TI-84 Plus software. Fill out the trial request form with your student information.
Free professional 3D CAD software for students.
Learn, Practice, Certify!
The Washington State Library helps bridge the digital and IT skills gap by providing access to high quality online courses and self-directed learning, through public libraries. Gain access to Microsoft Imagine Academy, Lynda, GMetrix, and other software certifications.
Microsoft Imagine Academy
In partnership with Microsoft, the Washington State Library funds statewide access to the Microsoft LinkedIn Learning program resources, which include the Microsoft Imagine Academy. Contact the library for the member ID and program key. FACULTY AND STAFF ACCESS ONLY.
Ask a Librarian
A CPTC Librarian is available over chat 9 AM to 3 PM Monday-Friday when courses are in session. Outside of these hours, your questions will be answered by librarians from across the globe.
Apply now to get your own wi-fi hotspot!
Need help with research or citation? Chat online with a librarian below.
Need to make an appointment? Click here to access MS Bookings.
Need technical assistance (other than wi-fi or e-mail)? Visit TechConnect Washington for assistance in the following languages: Spanish, Khmer, Tigrinya, Afaan Oromoo, Amharic, Sidamo, Wolaytta, or English.
Need access to a computer? Our neighboring public library systems are now offering limited access to computers, technology services, and printing. Visit the following links for more information: Pierce County Library System, Tacoma Public Library, Kitsap Regional Library, Timberland Regional Library.
Do you miss browsing for books? Some Tacoma Public Library and Timberland Regional Library branches and all Kitsap Regional Library locations are now open for brief visits with limited browsing!
Looking for drive-in wi-fi access? The Washington State Department of Commerce has a map of available wi-fi hotspots.