Computer Labs

Need help RIGHT NOW?

Check out the Knowledge Base for how-to's and articles answering many common questions.
Knowledge Base: Self-service Tech Help 

Schedule a Help Session (Remote or In-Person)

Need a hand with Moodle, Word, or some other technology that's annoying you?  All it takes is 15 minutes to get most problems solved!
Schedule an appointment

Virtual Lab Assistant Desk

Meet with our Lab Assistants virtually at your home on your computer.  Check the link below for hours and more details.
Virtual Lab Assistant Desk

Need Wi-Fi Internet Access?

BCC has you covered. Check out our campus map which shows the best places to park to pickup free Wi-Fi from your car. All buildings on campus are equipped with Wi-Fi.
Map: Wi-Fi Access Areas on Campus

Computers for Students

Technology requirements and laptop purchasing information for students taking online/remote/hybrid classes.
Computers for Students & Laptop Purchasing

Digital Commons Hours

CLOSED:  October 10 - Columbus Day; November 11 - Vetrans' Day; November 24-26 - Thanksgiving Recess

Weekly Digital Commons Hours
Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
& Sunday:

Winter Break Begins: Friday, December 23
Spring 2023 Semester Begins: Monday, January 23

*It is highly recommended that you reach out and make an appointment before coming to campus for technical help to make sure there is someone available to assist you.  

BCC has a variety of computer labs on the Pittsfield campus. Wireless access is broadly available in all buildings.

Digital Commons

The Digital Commons is the primary computer lab and is located on the main BCC campus within the first floor of the Jonathan Edwards Library. The lab features Windows and Macintosh workstations, group workstations, free black and white printing for students, scanning and digital document assistance, and in-person user support.

Download the Spring 2021 - Digital Commons Newsletter
Download the Fall 2020 - Digital Commons Newsletter

Other Computer Labs

Please ask your instructor for information about other computer labs which include a Mac Lab, a GIS Lab and South County Center computers.

Computer Lab Use
Computer usage is on a first-come first-serve basis. Non-academic use is permissible, merely as a courtesy, provided it does not disturb the learning environment.
  • Users of the lab agree to follow the BCC Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Bring your own storage device or have a "cloud" account ready to save your work.
  • Black and white printers are available for academic purposes only.
Knowledge Base 

Get help any time of day with our self-service Knowledge Base

How-to's, tips, and step-by-step instructions on all the common technology questions we see in the Digital Commons at BCC.  

Technology Support Services

An assistant is almost always available to aid lab users with general questions and provide guidance with the following:

  • Moodle navigation and use
  • WebAdvisor
  • MyBCC
  • Student email accounts
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Internet access
  • Standard document presentation / basic grammar
  • Printing
  • Scanning
  • Campus wireless access information
Contact Information & Help

Online Learning Help | Request Help Online
Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 4 PM

Monday – Thursday: 4 PM – 7 PM (when evening classes are in session)
413-499-4660, ext. 6501

Questions or Concerns?

Christian Tenczar
Phone: 413–236–2165

IT Help Desk
Phone: 413-236-3004

Request Help Online