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Adaptive Computer Lab (ACL)

About the Adaptive Computer Lab

The mission of the Adaptive Computer Lab (ACL) is to educate the university community about adaptive technology and support and promote its use on campus.

The ACL is committed to increasing opportunities and access through the use of technology for individuals with disabilities. As you can tell from this map, the ACL is located on the upper level of Healey Library, just off the elevators.

What is Adaptive Technology?

Adaptive technology (also called assistive technology) refers to any product, device, or equipment, which is used to maintain, increase, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.

Summary of Services

The Adaptive Computer Lab provides services for students, faculty, and staff with learning, vision, and mobility learning impairments. We train individuals with unique learning needs to use adaptive technology (AT) for reading, writing, studying, and information access.

Services we provide to students, faculty, and staff:
Evaluate needs for hardware and software, adaptations, training, and continued support
Provide training in the use of hardware and software for individuals
Staff and maintain a facility with all necessary hardware and software
Provide continuing support and retraining
Accommodate student exam taking

ACL Hours of Operations: ​

Fall 2023 Hour of Operations      
September 5 - December 13
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m.—5 p.m. 
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Please Note: All computer labs, except Library 4th Floor public use computers, are closed on the weekends.

Holidays Closed

Monday, September 4:  Labor Day  
Monday, October 9:  Indigenous Peoples’ Day 
Saturday, November 11:  Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23:  Thanksgiving Day 
Monday, December 25: Christmas Day 
December 28—29:  Campus Closure Days  
Monday, January 1:  New Year’s Day  
Monday, January 15:  Martin Luther King Jr. Day 


The ACL is located on the upper level of Healey Library, room 031

Map showing adaptive computer lab floor plan.

Floor plan showing location of the Adaptive Computing lab. Take elevator to Healey UL.

Contact Us

Matt McCubbin
Assistive Tech Specialist: 
Phone: 617.287.5227