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About Computer Technology Center (CTC) in Aptos

The Computer Technology Center (CTC) is located in building 1400 on lower campus, next to parking lot M.

The CTC offers over a hundred Macs and PCs, color and black/white printers, scanners, copy machines, and card readers. Students can use these computers to access the applications required for their classes. There are areas for laptop users, a room for group or tutoring sessions, and a designated food area. There is also a selection of library books at the front desk for check-out. Phone chargers, USB drives, and other useful items are also available for checkout.

Nearby you can also find The Coffee Drip, also known affectionately as “The Pumpkin”. This a little coffee shack, tucked away behind the1400 building, with excellent coffee drinks and a large selection of snacks. Many CTC students line up here during their breaks.

Student Teaching Assistants are regularly available to help students use the computers to complete lab assignments and homework, and free tutoring is also available.

Regular Hours

Mon-Thurs 8:30am-8:45pm
Fri 8:30am-3:45pm
Sat 9:00am-4:45pm
Sun Closed

About Computer Technology Center (CTC) in Watsonville

The Watsonville CTC has PC and Mac computers for students who are working on CABT class work, Digital Media class work, or just writing papers. Students love the quiet work environment of the Watsonville CTC, and the support of CABT faculty and staff.

The Watsonville CTC is open for all students' use:

Regular Hours

Mon-Thurs 9:00am-7:45pm
Fri 9:00am-3:45pm
Sat 9:00am-12:45pm
Sun Closed

CABT faculty and staff are available to assist students Monday through Friday, from noon until closing time. Saturday support is from 9:00 am - 12:45 pm.

For more information, visit the Watsonville CTC Site.

Days We Are Closed

Fall 2017 (Aug 28-Dec 16)


Sept. 4th Labor Day Holiday
Nov. 10th Veteran’s Day Holiday
Nov. 23-26 Thanksgiving
Dec. 16th Last day of semester

How to Login

You’ll use the same account for any campus computer as you do for Canvas and Hawknest wireless. You can activate this account and reset your password at

For your Account Name, use the first two letters the first name, the first four letters the last name, and the last four digits of student ID.

For example, the student John Smith, with ID number 0023478, would have the following user name: josmit3478

All registered student accounts must be reactivated each semester. You can do this online, or drop-in to the CTC.

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