University of Delaware - College of Engineering

General Information

Engineering Computer-aided Active Learning Classroom (eCalc)

Available Software


046 Colburn Lab - Map
26 Dell PCs
52 student capacity


140 Dupont Hall
Note: This location is closed.


010 Spencer Lab - Map
24 Dell PCs
48 student capacity


101D Pearson Hall - Map
20 iMacs
40 student capacity

eCalc Access

Authorized Personnel

  • All college of engineering faculty, staff and students, all non-engineering faculty, and students taking engineering courses.

Building Access

  • Authorized personnel may enter Evans Hall via UD ID card swipe at the north side handicap accessible entrance.
  • Authorized personnel may enter Spencer Lab via UD ID card swipe at the west side handicap accessible main entrance. Access to Spencer Lab allows access to eCalc-Spencer and eCalc-Colburn.
  • Authorized personnel may access Pearson Hall only between 8am and 10pm.

Room Access

  • During spring and fall semesters, eCalcs are typically used for courses; M-F 8am-9pm.
  • Students may use these rooms when not used for classes or closed for maintenance.
  • Spencer and Colburn rooms are unlocked M-F 8am-6pm. All other times authorized personnel may access the rooms via UD ID card swipe.



  • Report real time classroom issues to Engineering’s Technology team at 302-831-6334.
  • Report equipment/software problems by submitting a request form.



  • In an emergency, call 911.
  • For all non-emergencies, contact the UDPD.

Lost and Found

General eCALC Rules:

  • No food or drinks at any time.
  • Do not use more than one PC at a time.
  • Be conscious of unattended PCs.
  • Tidy your space up after you are done.

About the eCALCs:

  • Please back up your files regularly.
    • The computers reboot after 2 hours of inactivity.
    • Upon reboot, changes made to the computer are erased and files saved on the hard drive will be deleted
    • USB ports are located on the monitors for your convenience.
  • CAUTION: Performing research using ecalc software may be in violation of software license agreements. The software packages in the ecalcs are for classwork only.

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