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Computer Labs

The Library Computer Labs provides computer resources for the students and faculty of MCNY. The Library has workstations that can be used by the individual student or groups in a classroom setting. Students can complete their classroom assignments at each center as well as obtain instructions in computer literacy. Software applications include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Other software applications may be available as well, please ask the staff person on duty.

Hours of Operation and Location

Hours follow those of the Libraries. Check with the Library Computer Labs staff for specific times to ensure availability.

431 Canal Street, 12th Floor, Rooms C and D
Academic Resource Coordinator: Douglas Long

212-342-1234 x3903
Staff Desk, Room C
212-342-1234 x3011

Library Computer Labs Usage Policies

MCNY students, alumni, faculty and staff are allowed to use the computers in the Library to do research, check MCNY email for school updates and complete assignments. Please note:

  • Library Computer Labs staff are not responsible for any coursework left on workstations. Files left on workstations are subject to deletion.
  • Computers are not to be left unattended. Students MUST take their diskettes and personal belongings with them whenever they leave the Library.
  • Staff members of the Library Computer Labs are not responsible for lost or stolen articles.
  • Students are not permitted to bring FOOD OR DRINK OF ANY KIND into the Library.
  • SMOKING and RADIO PLAYING are not allowed in the Library.
  • Students are not allowed to add any devices, or download anything onto the workstations. Any student violating this policy will be escorted out by security and disciplinary action may be taken.
  • The use of offensive language or behavior is not acceptable. In addition, the noise level in the Library should be kept to a Library atmosphere.
  • Children are not allowed in the Library Computer Labs.

There is always a staff person on duty in the Library Computer Labs. The staff of the Library Computer Labs provides assistance on the basic use of software programs, ensures the proper use of Library Computer Labs equipment, and monitors adherence to the rules of the Library. In the event that you have questions, problems or difficulties retrieving information while using a computer in the Library Computer Labs, or are having problems with software or your diskette, please speak with a staff member.

Staff members are not able to assist the student with grammar or paper content. Students who are in need of this type of assistance should make an appointment with Student Services or the Mentoring Program (Purpose 1-4 Students Only).

Internet Usage

Internet access is provided to allow students to obtain research and educational material for their studies and papers. The downloading of non-educational material and accessing inappropriate or sexually explicit material are strictly forbidden. Students who do so are at risk of losing their privileges to use the Library Computer Labs.

For More Information

Any comments, suggestions or inquiries should be directed to the Library Computer Labs at ext 3903 or 3904.

MCNY Faculty Email

Instructions on how to access your Metropolitan College of New York email account from outside the college:
  1. Obtain your Internet connection (either via dial-up, cable or DSL line) so that you can access the Internet.
  2. Open your browser
    • Internet Explorer 6, Mozilla Firefox or Netscape 7 recommended.
    • Netscape 5 and earlier are not recommended.
  3. Go to the Address Bar on the top of the page and clear it out.
  4. Once clear, type in the address bar (or click here).
  5. Type your USERNAME into the bar where it prompts you to LOG ON.
  6. You will then be prompted to retype your username and PASSWORD in a pop-up window.
  7. Your MCNY email account is now open.

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Mailing Address MCNY (431 Canal Street New York, NY 10013 · 529 Courtlandt Avenue Bronx, New York 10451)
Phone Number  (800) 33 THINK | 212 343 1234