Online Open Computer Lab Hours
Spring 2023 Hours
- Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:30pm
- Friday & Saturday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Accessing and Asking Questions
Please read all steps below before entering the lab.
We have had the best results with using Chrome, if you are using a different browser we will help you as best we can. Please follow the steps below:
- Run the pre-check for Cranium Café (instructions below)
- Login with your MiraCosta account (Surf ID W1234567 and Surf Password)
- Click Ask Me a Question button next to a lab staff name to enter chat
- You will then be chatting with a lab staff member who will help you with your question
Before Accessing the Online Open Computer Lab
Pre-Check for Cranium Cafe
Please make sure your computer and browser is setup to allow the lab staff to provide
you the best support. This is a new process of providing student help; please bear
with us as we all learn a new platform for providing assistance.
Our Online Open Computer Lab Staff help with a wide range of topics, including:
- Microsoft Office 2019 and older
- Office 365 + OneDrive
- Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
Screen share and audio in Cranium Café: Please watch this video on how to share your screen and audio using Chrome.
Jill Ringer, Lead, Instructional Computer Lab with any questions or concerns about the Online Open Computer Lab at MiraCosta College (760.795.6849 or, x6849).