Welcome to the Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics (BLD) Program's Computer Laboratory!

BLD computer lab.

The BLD Student Computer Lab is located in room N322 of North Kedzie Hall. BLD students are welcome to use any of the 17 computers and enjoy a quiet place to study. These computers are equipped with special software that pertains to only BLD students and courses. Additionally, we have tables and seating available in the hallways of the third floor of North Kedzie Hall for group study, which includes electric and USB outlets for charging computers and other electronic devices.

The computer lab is open weekdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. when the university is open. You are encouraged to come in, introduce yourself to Andrea Rafferty, the overseer of the lab, and make yourself at home. Food and drinks are allowed and you will even find recycling bins within the room so you can be a good steward of our planet.

We ask that students report to the front desk of the Computer Lab when coming in for an advising appointment. When you set up your advising appointment, please make note of the time, date, and which advisor you will be seeing to ease your check-in process. If you have questions, you can call 517-353-7800 or e-mail


May 02:

Maria Torres-Salgado is a CLS major who will be starting her clinical internship this summer. She was a finalist in the prestigious Richard Lee Featherstone Endowed Prize. Since 1986 this honor has been awarded to a senior who shows exceptional character, scholarship, and creativity. Maria was nominated by Drs. David Thorne and Frances Pouch Downes.

Image of faculty and award winner