Computer Science Lab


The following is a partial list of applications that are available for software development. All computer systems are dual-boot Windows 10 (64-bit) and OpenSUSE Leap 42.1 (64-bit).

  • Visual Studio Enterprise 
  • Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL) — Free Professional Game Development Environment 
  • Microsoft SQL Server 
  • Eclipse IDE 
  • IntelliJ IDEA and Android Studio — Mobile Device Development
  • VirtualBox with Windows, OpenSUSE, and ArchLinux for various course projects 
  • Full suite of open-source development tools for Linux
  • Languages students will develop projects in include C++, C, Java, Python, and PHP

The computer science program at Pacific University is a member of the Microsoft Developers Network (MSDN); therefore, we are able to furnish students enrolled in computer science courses access to the full suite of Microsoft developer products and operating systems for free.


Our computer science facilities consist of:

15 computers with the following configuration:

  • Intel Core i7 (6 Core / 12 Logical Processors)
  • Dual-monitor (2 Dell 24" LCDs) setup with each station 
  • 32 GB RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 Graphics Card 
  • 1 TB Solid State SATA III Hard Drives

PURE Laboratory


  • Multiple OpenSUSE Linux Servers
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Bioinformatics server running BLAST 
  • Dell PowerEdge 2650 Server with Dual Xeon Processors
  • Sun Ultra 5 running OpenBSD

Mobile Devices

  • Nexus 6P Phones
  • Nexus 9 Tablets
  • Sony SmartWatch 3's
  • Google Glass
  • An array of other Nexus, Samsung, and Asus tablets & phones