If you want staff on hand to assist you with Python, come to the CRTL lab during our regular hours. If you have a complex problem, please contact us by phone (202-885-3862) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to set-up an appointment, otherwise, just drop in!
Python can be accessed in the following campus computer labs:
Anderson Computing Cluster
Python is also available for use on AU's High Performance Cluster. This requires special permissions to use. For more information, click here.
How can I get Python on my computer?
Python is open-source software available for free. To download Python, click here.
How can I get support using Python for research or for class?
One-on-one assistance (drop-in during regular hours, or schedule an appointment)
In-Class Tutorials (standard or custom tailored, request)
CTRL Lab offers a variety of workshops each semester to train members of the AU community in the software that it supports. Examples of workshops we have offered in the past can be seen below, and you can follow the link to view our current schedule. If you are interested receiving training that is not listed in our regular workshop schedule, please contact us by email to request an appointment.
Introduction to Python: Designed for first time and very-new users, this workshop teaches the following basic skills: Installation and starting python, using the shell as a calculator, manipulating strings, understanding data types, using built in functions, help commands.
Intermediate Python: Designed for beginning users, this course is designed to give a basic understanding how to write simple programs using Python. Participants will learn how to: Write functions, use If statements and loops, and also use matrixes. To facilitate this, we will also cover how to do basic matrix algebra.
Lynda.com (AU subscribed software support resource)
CTRL is committed to providing services to all faculty and staff regardless of disability and we will coordinate ways to bring services to an accessible location upon request sent by email or by phone (x3862).
CTRL Lab Info
Fall & Spring Hours:
Mon - Thur: 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri: 9:30 am - 7 pm
Sat: 12 pm - 7 pm
Summer & Winter Break Hours:
Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat - Sun: Closed
For help with CTRL supported activities, visit the lab during business hours, call 202-885-3862, email email@example.com. For people who are traveling, we can arrange for support via Skype - contact us for more information.
Chat with a Consultant
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