Student Technology during COVID-19

As a student of CBC, you have access to many technology services during our current remote operations.

Laptop and Hotspot Loans

Currently registered students can checkout laptops and Internet hotspots through the Library. To limit on-campus traffic, these checkout are for the entire quarter during COVID-19 remote operations. Visit "How do I borrow a laptop or wifi hotspot?" on the library's webpage to learn how to reserve one!

Parking Lot Wi-Fi

If you are unable to borrow a hotspot, we have made Wi-Fi available in the parking lot of the Foundation building.  See the map below for where to park for this access.  This access is limited to current students only and requires students to stay in their car during use. Please reference this information on how to connect to Wi-Fi. Parking lot Wi-Fi follow the campus access hours of 6:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Wednesday; 6:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday and Friday.

Note: Restroom facilities are not available at this location. It is recommended you make arrangements before or after using Parking Lot Wi-Fi.



Printing is available using your NetPrint account on both Richland and Pasco campuses. Touchless printing is available downstairs in the H building in Pasco, and in the HSC 1st floor lobby and MSC student lounge (MSC 304) in Richland. Visit this related knowledge base article on How to Print using NetPrint.  When entering any CBC building, you will need to follow the Campus Safety Measures in place during COVID-19.

Note: Hours of access

  • H Building access hours are Monday through Thursday: 6:00 am to 7:30 pm and Friday: 6:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Richland printing at HSC and MSC are the same as the building access hours


Technology Support at the Student Help Desk

Whether you are looking for help finding technology resources, installing Office on your computer or troubleshooting a technical issue, the Student Helpdesk is here for you. Email or call us at 509-543-1445 for assistance Monday through Thursday 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Friday 7:00 to Noon. You may also find answer in our Student Support Knowledge Base.


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