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Meeting spaces and labs

Building access

Your University U Card is used to give you 24x7 access to the Humphrey School building, including the computer labs. This access must be manually set up in one of two ways:
  • Option 1: Log in to and type your number into the form; or
  • Option 2: Present your U Card to the front desk staff in room 130
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Conference rooms (131, 173, 175, 274 and 300)

Each conference room is equipped with a 60-inch TV monitor with VGA, HDMI, and audio inputs. To reserve a space, add a conference room to your Google Calendar event. When available, the conference rooms can also be used as study areas.


The Atrium has wireless network access and seating for up to 30 people on the main floor. In addition, there are 8 seating pods, 7 of which have a table.

Student computer labs

All labs are available 24x7 (except the instructional lab 85 which is unavailable during scheduled classes). All lab computers are connected to a network printer, and provide access to a selection of licensed software packages, including Stata, NVivo, ArcGIS and Adobe Creative Cloud (85 and 290 only). Students may also access some of these software packages remotely via Apps to Go.

Printing is available in all of the Humphrey School computer labs. For information on how to print, please visit student printing.

A full list of software installed in each campus computer lab is available on the central IT website.

Lab 40

  • 12 computers
  • 3 conference rooms
  • Group study areas

Lab 80

  • Quiet study lab
  • 20 computers
  • Quiet study area

Lab 85

  • Instructional lab, available to use when classes are not in session
  • 34 computers (plus instructor station)
  • Projector with 3 screens

MURP Planning Lab (Room 290)

  • Available to MURP students
  • 4 computers
  • Color printer
  • Scanner
  • Drafting table
  • Conference rooms
  • Library of research materials, handbooks, and maps

Jernberg Lounge (Room 10)

The Jernberg Lounge is available to Humphrey students for studying and socializing. There are tables, couches, a refrigerator, and a microwave.

Lab 50

Humphrey School room 50 is managed by the Office of Classroom Management in collaboration with the Office of Information Technology, and offers study space, conference rooms and computers available for use by all University of Minnesota students. Please note that the computers in this lab do not currently include the Humphrey School-specific software listed above.