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Faculty OnlyTeaching Labs

Faculty/staff members can reserve any of the teaching labs on the Norfolk Campus or at the Higher Education Centers by contacting the Lab Reservations Coordinator at occshelp@odu.edu or telephone 757.683.5156. View the available software in all academic labs.

Labs designated for student use are not available for faculty reservations during posted open hours; however, scheduling of the labs will be permitted during non-student hours at the discretion of the Lab Manager.

Reserve a Lab

To request a lab visit the Lab Reservation Form via Footprints. Create a Footprints issue, complete the first 2 sections and when you get to the third section "problem type" choose ITS Labs. Then enter "category" choose lab reservation there will be a pop-up menu to enter information about the reservation.

Requests need to be made 3 business days in advance of the reservation. Confirmation of the lab reservation will be made by email.

Requests may be submitted at any time. Please refer to the priorities section below for confirmation specifics.

Priorities for Lab Reservations

  • ODU credit courses needing computer lab space for every class in a semester.
    Requests for lab space will be scheduled (confirmed) beginning one semester prior to the semester being requested, through the first day of classes for the new semester. Requests for lab space after the first day of classes will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis dependent on lab availability.
  • ODU credit courses (occasional use).
    Requests for lab space will be scheduled (confirmed) beginning after the first day of classes and will be scheduled on a first-come; first-served basis dependent on lab availability.
  • ODU non-credit courses.
    Requests for lab space will be scheduled (confirmed) beginning on the Monday following the first full week of classes of each semester. Requests arriving during the semester will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis dependent on lab availability.