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Information Technology

The College of Business Administration's office of information Technology strives to make available the tools needed for learning, teaching and doing research. K-State offers wireless internet throughout campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors. 

Computer Labs

Calvin 318- Open Lab

Please note labs will be closed during student and university holidays. 

Fall and Spring Semester Lab Hours:

Sunday: 3–11 p.m.
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Summer Hours:

Monday- Thursday: 9 a.m - 9 p.m
Friday 9 a.m – 5 p.m
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday 3 p.m – 9 p.m

Lab is closed for all University declared holidays

Room 318 will be closed for classes as posted


Calvin 306- Teaching Lab

The college offers a computer teaching facility which uses state-of-the-art technology in order to facilitate the learning process. Calvin 306 is able to handle class sizes up to 40 students.

Calvin 317- Integrated Investment Management Lab

Used by finance students, or as a general computer lab

The Finance Lab includes 12 double monitor computers with access to Bloomberg. The lab is used by the Finance Department and for classes in the Certificate in Integrated Investment Management. The lab was made possible with the generous donations from our alumni. Calvin 317 can be used as a general computer lab, with the same open lab hours as 318, when not in use by the department of finance.

Calvin 307 A & B- Sales Labs

The Sales Labs were integrated into the College of Business with the welcoming of the National Strategic Selling Institute. The labs support two live role plays on closed-circuit monitors that relay the video feed to the judges board room.

For more information regarding the Sales Labs, please visit the National Stategic Selling Institute page.

Lab Policies

  • No Food, Drink, or Tobacco: Failure to comply with this policy will result in a loss of access to the labs.
  • The primary purpose of the computer labs is to promote and aid education. Classes and research take precedence over any form of computing game, chat, etc.
  • Computer chairs are for each computer, not group work
  • Please clean up after yourself
  • Keep the noise level at a minimum
  • Printing in Calvin Hall is the same procedure as used in the K-State public labs and InfoCommons
    • Printing is charged to the user's Cat Cash account, To add money to a Cat Cash account. Visit the Manage My ID page, go to the K-State ID Center, room 111 in the Student Union or transfer money from a smartchip or Cat Cash account
    • Visit the Cat Cash Webpage for more information about Cat Cash account

Available Software 

Adobe Acrobat, Bloomberg Professional, O.S Financial Trading System, IBM DB2, IBM Rational, IBM Software Architect, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft Office, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Visual Studio.Net, Quicktime, Rapid Miner, SAP Client, WinSCP, STATA, Mozilla FireFox, Google Chrome, Tableau, Rational Software Architect, InfoSphere Data Architect, InfoSphere Data Studio, Rational Requisite Pro

Remember to log off when you are done using the computer or the next person using the computer will have access to your files. 

For more information, including information about personal storage, visit the university's Samba Connectivity page.



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CBA IT Help Line: 785-532-0870
CBA IT E-mail: cbait@ksu.edu

For follow up:

Jay Holt: (785) 532-4355
Michael Raine: (785) 532-2637
Zach Seeberger: (785) 532-3809
Matthew Martin: (785) 532-3809
Timothy Reichmuth: (785) 532-3809

Microsoft DreamSpark for Academic Institutions

Students enrolled in a College of Business Administration class can obtain Microsoft Software through Microsoft DreamSpark, including more than 100 titles available for free download. These are full versions of the software and do not expire. Each package allows for one installation on one computer, and one copy of each software package.

Please complete the form below giving us permission to submit your email address to the Microsoft DreamSpark site. You must use your K-State email address and WID. You should receive an email from the Microsoft DreamSpark Software Center a few days after submitting your information. Follow the instructions in the email to log into the Software Center to register and purchase your software. If you don't see the email, it is possible that your spam blocker or some other filter has blocked the email and you will need to check in your junk email folder.

Please Note: The request form and downloads are only available during the Spring and Fall semesters after the first day of class and students must register each semester.

You are responsible for installation of the software. The IT department does not provide installation support.

Please email cbasoftware@k-state.edu if you have any questions.

CBA Software Form