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Technology Services

University/College Library Technology Services

FAU Service Desk

For issues pertaining to the FAU Computer Lab/FAU printing in the library (Bldg.17) please call:

Call us


Contact the FAU Help Desk if you need assistance with FAU equipment or system.

Call us 954.236.1211

FAU Owl Card

Your Owl Card is your library card and enables you to borrow library materials and access online electronic databases and journals from off-campus. The card must be activated at the Circulation Desk. This is a one-time procedure that takes less than a minute and is done in person for the protection of the cardholder. Go to the Owl Card Services page for more information on its uses on campus.

Cash to Card Machines

  • A Cash to Card machine is located inside the FAU open lab and it accepts $1 dollar bills only. Change is available in the Bookstore in Building 19. Library staff cannot make change.

FAU Services

The FAU open lab offers computer access, printing, and photocopying services for FAU students. It is located on the first floor of the U/C Library near the Reference Desk.

PC Access

  • There are desktop PCs and 4 Macs located in the FAU open lab on the first floor of the University/College Library.

  • To use any of these computers, you will be required to login using your FAUNet ID.

  • The computers in the lab have the following common programs installed: Microsoft Office, SPSS and Adobe Creative Suite 


  • To print, patrons should use their Owl Card with money on it. Add money with a credit or debit card by going to the FAU Printing Page or at the Cash to Card machine located to the right of the printer in the FAU Lab. 

  • Send print job to printer: FAUPRINTBW

  • Black and white printing is $0.08, paid by Owl Card. Color printing is available only in LA 303 and is $0.15.


  • Black and white photocopies are $0.08 paid by Owl Card.