Eaton Instructional Lab


Instructional labs are used to support faculty coursework and classes. The instructional lab in Eaton 208 is a Windows PC lab with 18 workstations, while the instructional lab in Braker Hall 002 has 19 Mac workstations available. 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.


Eaton Hall, Room 208

Hardware and Software


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

  • 18 PCs; Windows 7; Dell Optiplex 990, 3.1GHz Intel Core i5 with 4GB RAM
  • 1 Instructor station with matching specs
  • 1 ceiling fixed presentation projector


The Windows 7 computers have the following software:

  • Word 2010
  • Excel 2010
  • PowerPoint 2010
  • Access 2010
  • Adobe Illustrator CS5
  • Adobe PhotoShop CS5
  • Adobe Acrobat 9
  • Adobe InDesign CS5
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS5
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • OfficeScan Virus Protection
  • SPSS 21
  • Intercooled Stata 13
  • SSH File Transfer
  • SSH Client
  • Statistix
  • Diet Analysis Plus
  • Ecobeaker

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 Lab Software Purchase Request Guidelines for more information.

Using Eaton 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