Braker Instructional Lab


Instructional labs are used to support faculty coursework and classes. The instructional lab in Braker Hall 002 has 19 Mac workstations available, while the instructional lab in Eaton 208 is a Windows PC lab with 18 workstations. These labs must be reserved for classes. If you are interested in reserving a lab, please login to the Space and Resource Reservation System,  browse to locate the specific lab name, and fill out the online reservation form.

Students interested in working in one of the labs may apply through the Student Life website.


Braker Hall, Room 002

Hardware and Software


Each computer is connected to the Tufts domain and to the internet. The following hardware is available for general use:

  • 19 Mac Pro's; OS X 10.7 (Lion); Quad-Core 2.66 Ghz Intel Xeon, 3 GB RAM, 640GB hard drive, DVD-RW/CD-RW Drive, 24" Dell flat panel display
  • 1 ceiling fixed presentation projector
  • 1 BookScan scanning station


The Macs have the following software:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Adobe Illustrator CS5
  • Fetch 5
  • iMovie HD 9
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS5
  • Adobe Flash CS5
  • Norton Antivirus 10
  • Microsoft Excel 2011
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2011
  • Microsoft Word 2011
  • Stata 12
  • Safari

Additional Lab Software Installation

Faculty can place a request for the acquisition and installation of additional software in the computer labs.  The above list of software does not reflect the number of licenses available for a product.  If your class requires any special software outside of the Microsoft Office suite, even if it's listed above, please make a software request when you reserve this lab.  See the Software Purchase Request Guidelines for more information.

Using Braker Instructional Lab

This form provides instructions on how to use the lab including instructor and student computers, using the projects, and other room information. 

Contact Information
TTS Service Desk