iLAB Access Policy

ETS maintains the iLAB and its 2 digital classrooms, lounge with vending machines and bathroom facilities, as well as the Blackburn Center Computer Lab.

Who can use the iLAB Facility?

  • Currently enrolled and validated Howard University students*

  • Faculty and staff currently employed by HU.

  • A valid Howard ID is needed to access the iLAB.

  • Children are not allowed access into any of the iLAB facilities.

*Exceptions: During Fall Freshman Orientation and Registration week, one parent is allowed inside the computer lab if he/she must make online payment for his/her freshman student. The parent MUST be accompanied by the student and MUST produce a state ID for identification purposes.


Family and friends, of a member of Howard University or the Hospital, carrying a state ID and accompanied by the student/faculty/staff relative who is an eligible iLAB user:

  • Parents/adult siblings of a currently enrolled student are allowed to tour the iLAB

  • Immediate relatives of a Faculty/Staff currently employed by HU Alumni visiting the campus with their immediate families (e.g. Homecoming, Commencement, Freshman Orientation etc).

  • Professor Emeritus and their immediate family.

Requesting a Tour of the iLAB

  • In Person: At the Access Desk at the iLAB entrance on Bryant St.

  • By phone: Call 806-0650, the Office of Academic Support (adjacent to the iLAB)

All visitors will be escorted to a guided tour by an iLAB staff person.

Visiting the iLAB

The iLAB is open on the following days and times.

iLab Summer Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM