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Lab Rental, Specifications, and Pricing

The ISC training lab is a available for workshops. Our lab features high performance Dell Optiplex workstations with fast Internet connectivity and on-site technical support. The lab is available for both day and evening rental to members of the Penn community, private companies, and nonprofit agencies.

Easy Setup and Configuration

Lab rental fees include setup and configuration. When reserving your lab, we'll ask for a technical contact. Our staff will coordinate setup and configuration details with your technical contact so that the lab is ready for your use when you arrive.

Visit Us

First-time lab users are encouraged to tour our facility. To schedule a tour or to receive information on discounted daily, weekly and extended session rates contact us at (215) 573-3102 or learnit@isc.upenn.edu.

Computer Lab Specifications at Sansom Place West


The computer lab features 13 student workstations and an instructor's station - all connected to Penn's high-speed Internet connection. Students can see the instructor's example on the projection screen at the front of the room. The lab also has a telephone, whiteboard, and networked printer. Coffee and water service are provided free of charge.

Computer Specifications Software Physical Dimensions
  • Dell Optiplex
  • Intel (R) E8400, 3GHz Dual Core Processors
  • 3.25 GB Memory
  • 232 GB SATA Hard Disk
  • 16x DVD +/- R/W
  • PCIe 256MB Dell Graphics
  • Integrated Optiplex Audio
  • High Speed Internet Connectivity
  • 19" UltraSharp Flat Panel LCD Monitor
  • Sony 3LCO BrightEra Projector
  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Office
  • 819 Square Feet
  • 13 Workstations
  • 1 Instructor's station

Pricing & Extended Rental Fees


Lab use prices are based on the day and the time of use.
Weekday and Weekend Rentals Hours Rates
  • Monday through Friday
  • Five adjacent weekday rental
  • Half day weekday rental (3 hours)
  • Saturday rental
  • Additional weekday hours
  • Additional weekend hours
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 12 noon or 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • with full day rental
  • with full day rental
  • $525 per day
  • $2100
  • $300
  • $750
  • $50 per hour
  • $100 per hour


Extended Rentals

The labs is available for rent for extended periods. Prices for periods longer than five continuous days are significantly discounted from the standard weekly rental rate. Please call 215.573.3102 for a quote.

Reservations, Cancellations, Building Access Requirements, and Liability


Reservations & Cancellations Payment If TTS Cancels Rental Responsibility & Security
  • Rental reservations may be changed or cancelled within 30 calendar days at no penalty.
  • Rental reservations may be changed or cancelled between 14 and 29 calendar days for an additional fee of 20% of the total rental charges.
  • Daily rentals will be charged at 100% for cancellations with less than 14 calendar days notice. Weekly and long term rentals will be charged up to 100% of rental period, or ten days rent, whichever is less, for cancellations with less than 14 days notice.
  • Penn departmental reservations will be considered confirmed upon receipt of Penn budget code.
  • All other reservations will be considered confirmed upon receipt of payment in full.
  • Penn departmental clients must pay with a Penn budget code.
  • Non-Penn clients, please make check or money order payable to Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. Unfortunately we cannot take credit or debit cards for deposits or final payments.
  • Prices do not include Pennsylvania or Philadelphia sales tax. Non-tax exempt clients will be charged 7% sales tax on the entire cost of any lab rentals.
  • TTS reserves the right to cancel an entire reservation when partial cancellations or schedule changes are requested. If TTS cancels an entire reservation a full refund will be paid. TTS will, however, not be liable for any other charges or damages in the event of such a cancellation.
  • TTS Labs are housed in a secure building on the University of Pennsylvania campus. All clients and attendees must bring one form of government-issued photo identification for admittance to the building.
  • Client agrees to be responsible for use of computers by client's instructors, affiliates and attendees and holds the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, its employees, faculty, students and affiliates harmless for any direct or consequential liability incurred in the use of the TTS labs.

End User Licensing Agreement & Other Terms of Use Applicable to Software

Clients may provide any software not included as part of the standard lab configuration, however we require that any software installed on the TTS lab computers must be done in full compliance with the End User License Agreement (EULA) or other Terms of Use applicable to the software. TTS may require clients to furnish proof of EULA or Terms of Use compliance before lab configuration. TTS reserves the right to refuse to install any software for any reason including, but not limited to, failure to furnish proof of license compliance or potential risk to computers or network.
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