General Student Use Computers
North Island College offers computers on campus for student use. You will sign into these computers using your NIC Email address as the username (Eg. email@example.com) and your current NIC password. If you don't have an NIC Mailbox (Eg. Continuing Education) you can sign into the computers using your firstname.lastname@example.org as the username (Eg.email@example.com) and your current NIC Password. Remember to sign out of the Computer when finished.
Please save any data to your OneDrive or a USB flash drive as any data saved locally on the computer could be LOST PERMANENTLY.
Library computers are available for the purpose of supporting educational research and studies. They are equipped with Microsoft Office, and other educational software.
Other computer labs across all campuses can have differing software. This will depend on software licenses available, as well as the needs for specific programs associated with those labs (e.g. Fine Arts).
Looking for a Computer?
*Please make sure your work is saved 10 minutes before closing time to accommodate the Library's closing time*
Campbell River Campus
|Library||All students||All Library Hours|
Comox Valley Campus
|Library||All Students||All library hours|
|Tyee 121||All Students||Check on Door|
|Raven 212/213||Fine Arts||Check on Door|
|Library||All students||All library hours|
|Student Lounge||All students||Available during Campus hours of operation|
|Aboriginal Lounge||All students||Available during Campus hours of operation|
|Library||All students||All college hours|
Epson Brightlink Projectors
The Comox Valley campus library has three group study rooms. The large one can accommodate groups of 5 or more and the other two groups of 2-4. The large room and one of the smaller ones have interactive projectors. These rooms can be booked online on our Room Bookings Website, in person at the library, or calling 250-334-5037, and by visiting the Library Website.
The Campbell River campus library has a large group study room with an interactive projector. This room is available for groups of 5 or more and can be pre-booked by stopping at the circulation desk or calling 250-923-9785, and by visiting the Room Bookings website. There are also group study areas in the library.
The Port Alberni campus library has a small study room suitable for 2 and a larger room suitable for 4-6. Both rooms can be pre-booked at the circulation desk or by calling 250-724-8733, and by visiting the Room Bookings website.
For more information on the projectors that North Island College offers, please visit our Introduction to Brightlink research page.
Library Loaner Laptops
Library laptops are for use on campus or you can sign them out to take them home for up to a week. You can check them out at the library desk. Please note a waiver agreement and student card will be needed. Late fees may also apply.
You will need to sign into the computer before you leave the Library so that you will be able to continue signing into it at home.
Sign in using your NIC Email address as the username (Eg. firstname.lastname@example.org) and your current NIC password.
Please save all data to your OneDrive or a USB flash drive. Any data saved locally on the computer could be lost permanently.