MCAE Shih-Pau Yen Computer Lab

MCAE 2019

The MCAE Shih-Pau Yen Computer Lab offers computing and printing services for University of Minnesota students.


Available Resources

Up to $20 in FREE printing is available per semester for registered students!

  • Register online (takes about 2 minutes)
  • It may take up to two weeks before funds are available on your U-Card.
  • Free printing is only available when used in the MCAE Shih-Pau Yen Computer Lab.

You can print directly from your laptop!

Technology and features

  • Desktop computers
  • Scanner
  • Height-adjustable sit/stand desks
  • Semi-private group study room
  • Computers feature Zoom Text (screen magnification) and JAWS (screen reader) applications.

Hours and location

  • 27 Appleby Hall
  • 9:00am—6:00pm (occasionally closed for workshops and trainings)
  • Closed during the summer



The MCAE Shih-Pau Yen Computer Lab is named after Yen Shih-Pau, former director of Academic and Distributed Computer Services. Yen's guidance made the University of Minnesota one of the first universities to have email.


Contact the MCAE Shih-Pau Yen Computer Lab Coordinator at

Staff Contact: Caleb Hicks

Caleb 2017

Coordinator of Academic Support

150 Appleby Hall