Academic Computing Resource Center

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What We Have:

The ACRC is open to all CCSF Students:  those with specific hardware/software needs for Computer Science (CS), Computer Networking and Information Technology (CNIT), and selected Multimedia courses in Broadcast Electronic Media Arts (BEMA), Cinema (CINE), Journalism (JOUR), Photography (PHOT), and Visual Media Design (VMD); and those who need internet access, Miscrosoft applications, or wireless internet connectivity.

There are 168 Windows PCs, Macintoshes, and Linux workstations.  Software includes Microsoft Office, web development and programming (C, C++, C#, Java, PHP, Perl, Oracle, SQL, and more) as well as programs for: introductory Macintosh use; cross platform Multimedia (Graphic Design, Audio/Video Editing, DVD Authoring, 3-D Modeling and Post-Production); and the dedicated Linux subnet.


What You Need:

A current and valid CCSF student photo ID is required to use the ACRC and its resources. 

Students may obtain a duplicate CCSF Photo ID free of charge in Multi-Use Building (MUB) 230 during business hours. 

A current California Identification/Driver's License is required to borrow hardware and peripherals from the Reception Desk.

A number of general questions about the ACRC are answered at the end of the Frequently Asked Questions handout.


Where We're Located:

Ocean Campus, Batmale Hall, Room 301


How to Reach Us:

(415) 239-3492     or     (415) 452-5260


When We're Open:

The ACRC opens on the first day of classes and closes on the day preceding the last days of finals.


2019 Fall and Spring Semester Hours
Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Friday                                    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
Saturday and Sunday NO HOURS AVAILABLE


2019 Summer Session Hours
Monday through Thursday   9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 
Friday                                    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
Saturday and Sunday NO HOURS AVAILABLE


The Academic Computing Resource Center is closed on holidays and on faculty/staff professional development days when classes are not in session. 

Please consult the Calendar of Instruction for days the college is closed or when classes are not held.

Refer to the printed Class Schedule or the one online:  from the CCSF homepage,  follow the Class Schedule quicklink, and select a calendar option from the menu.

If you prefer,  call our Reception Desk:   (415) 239-3492    or    (415) 452-5260