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Anderson Computing Complex

The Anderson Computing Complex has over 160 Windows/Mac computers. There are also five classrooms available by reservation for all academic departments. Current class schedules are posted at the ACC. This is a general purpose computing center. Each classroom has a different purpose and thus has different software installed:

Hardware/Software by room

Software

  • Director 8
  • InDesign 1.5
  • Dreamweaver 4
  • Fireworks 4
  • Flash 5
  • PageMaker 6.5
  • Illustrator 9
  • Photoshop 6
  • EZ-CD Creator
  • PowerDVD
  • iMovie 3
  • SoundEdit 16

Hardware

  • Windows XP
  • Pentium 4, 2.6 GHz Processors
  • 40 Gigabyte Hard Drives
  • 512 MB RAM
  • DVD/CD-RW
  • 17" LCD Monitors
  • Assistive Technology Workstation with scanner and Braille printer
  • 3 General user scanners
  • 4 Macs and 1 Mac scanner

Software

  • Lotus Notes
  • S-Plus 2000
  • Vensim
  • EndNote

Hardware

  • Windows XP
  • Pentium 3 Processors
  • 20 Gigabyte Hard Drives
  • 256 MB RAM
  • Assistive Technology Workstation

Software

  • Photoshop 5
  • Forte for Java 4.0 CE
  • MS Visio
  • MS .NET SDK
  • PowerDVD
  • MS SQL Server
  • EZ-CD Creator
  • Rational Rose
  • Macromedia Suite MX
  • Visual Studio .NET
  • Dreamweaver MX
  • C#
  • Fireworks MX
  • C++
  • Flash MX
  • VB.NET
  • Freehand 10

Hardware

  • Windows XP
  • Pentium 4, 2.6 GHz Processors
  • 40 Gigabyte Hard Drives
  • 512 MB RAM
  • DVD/CD-RW
  • 17" LCD Monitors
  • Assistive Technology Workstation with scanner
  • General use scanner
  • Preference for this room is given to CAP students

Software

  • Hyper Studio 3.1
  • Dreamweaver 4
  • S-Plus 2002
  • Fireworks 4
  • Java Mathwright 32
  • Flash 5
  • Generator 2

Hardware

  • Windows XP
  • Pentium 3 Processors
  • 20 Gigabyte Hard Drives
  • 256 MB RAM
  • Assistive Technology Workstation

Software

  • GIS Data (Nwo4/SATHR)
  • Forte for Java 4.0 CE
  • ArcExplorer 4
  • GhostScript
  • Crystal Reports 8.5 for ESRI
  • Hugs98
  • MS Visio
  • MS .NET SDK
  • ArcView GIS 3.3 w/ Spatial, 3D, and Image Analyst
  • MS SQL Server
  • Rational Rose
  • ArcGIS 8.3 w/ Spatial and 3D Analyst
  • Visual Studio .NET
  • C#
  • C++
  • VB.NET
  • Visual Studio 6
  • Visual Basic 6
  • Visual C++ 6
  • Visual FoxPro 6
  • Visual InterDev 6

Hardware

  • Windows XP
  • Pentium 3 Processors
  • 20 Gigabyte Hard Drives
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Public Informatics and News Media Lab
  • GIS Equipped courtesy of ESRI

Software

  • ArcGIS/ArcMap 10.4
  • GeoDa
  • GRASS GIS 7.0.4
  • QGIS 2.16
  • R 3.3.1
  • TerrSet
  • ENVI+IDL (beginning in Spring 2018)
  • Geolytics Neighborhood Change Database

Assistive Technology

Three assistive technology workstations are available in the Anderson Computing Complex. The workstations are located in B-10, B-12, and B-13. The workstations in B10 and B12 are attached to scanners. The workstation in B10 is also connected to a Braille printer. The following is a list of the assistive technology available, as well as the location:

  • Alternate Input Devices: Kensington Expert Mouse, Kensington Orbit Trackball, and NoHands Mouse (available from the front desk)
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking Preferred (voice recognition software) - available at all 3 workstations
  • JAWS for Windows (screen reading software) - available in B10
  • OpenBook (optical character recognition software for visual impairments) - available in B10 and B12
  • Versa Point Duo Interpoint Braille Embosser and Duxbury Braille Translation - available in B10
  • WYNN Wizard (optical character recognition software for learning disabilities) - available in the main area and in B12
  • ZoomText Magnifier/ScreenReader - available at all 3 workstations

Documentation on each of these software programs is available from the front desk at the ACC. The Academic Support and Access Center (ASAC) serves as a campus resource for ensuring that individuals with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, the university's programs, services, and activities.

Contact

Phone Icon (202) 885-2561
Email Icon info.acc@american.edu
Location Icon Basement, Anderson Residence Hall
Clock Icon Daily: 8:00am-12:00am

Reserve a Classroom

There are five classrooms available for reservation by all academic departments.

Book a Room

Common Software*

  • Microsoft Office XP
  • Yahoo Messenger
  • MSN Messenger
  • Lotus Sametime
  • RealPlayer
  • Quicktime
  • Windows Media Player
  • Systat 11
  • SPSS 19.0
  • STATA 10
  • WS-FTP
  • SAS 9.2
  • Acrobat Reader
  • Eviews 4
  • WinZip
  • Internet Explorer

*Faculty members requiring specialized course-related software installed on classroom workstations should contact the ACC for policies/procedures.