Computer Stations

Macs & PCs loaded with all the software you need.

Print & Cut Station

Standard & large format printing is available.

Critique Wall

Get feedback from other students!

 Design Lab
 Fall 2022 CRN schedule


  • Print

    Printing Services

    Students can print their projects in our lab at a low cost at sizes up to 42" wide.

    Learn More about Printing

  • Tools & Resources

    Tools & Resources

    From drawing tablets to digital cameras, the Design Lab is equipped with all the tools you'll need.

    Learn More about Resources

  • Experienced Staff

    Experienced Staff

    The Design Lab is staffed by experienced lab technicians with a wide range of skills.

    Learn More about our Staff

Tutoring Services

One-on-one tutoring is now available to students in Commercial and Entertainment Arts courses! Tutors can provide you with one-on-one assistance and give you full attention if you need extra help with any assignments. Take advantage of tutors if you struggle mastering any of the tools, or if you missed a class and need to catch up with the course material you missed. Our free tutoring services are run through the Design Lab. You can ask for additional information or ask any questions to any of our technicians.

Schedule an appointment with a tutor today!

Below you can find information about our tutors and their availability to see what fits with your schedule. Find the tutor that can fit your needs and send them an email to schedule your session. Tutoring sessions are available during Design Lab hours and do not have a time limit. Some of our tutors know software in other disciplines, so if you can't make an appointment with any of the tutors in your area, please check the other sections to see if there is a tutor proficient in the software you need help with.

    • Animation Tutors
      Tutoring information will be available Fall 2019. Please contact your Department Head for work opportunities.
    • Graphic Design Tutors
      Tutoring information will be available Fall 2019. Please contact your Department Head for work opportunities.
    • Photography Tutors
      Tutoring information will be available Fall 2019. Please contact your Department Head for work opportunities.
    • Film & Television Tutors
      Tutoring information will be available Fall 2019. Please contact your Department Head for work opportunities.

Printing Services

Students in Commercial & Entertainment Arts courses can print projects in the Design Lab. You must have a CEA or Design Lab Card to use printing services in the lab. You can purchase print cards at the Cashier's Office in the lower level of Building 4.

Printing Costs

  • Inkjet Printing

    • 8.5" x 11"
      •  $1.25 each
    • 11" x 17"
        • $2.25 each
    • 13" x 19"
        • $3.00 each
    • Large Format (Up to 42" wide)
        • $2.50/sq ft.
  • Laser Printing

    • 8.5" x 11"
        • Black & White: 5 free per day ($0.25 ea. after 5 prints)
        • Color: $1.00 ea
    • 11" x 17"
        • Black & White: $1.00
        • Color: $2.00


    • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite: 
        • After Effects
        • Audition
        • Bridge
        • Dreamweaver
        • Fireworks
        • Flash
        • Illustrator
        • InDesign
        • Photoshop
        • Premiere Pro
    • Microsoft Office:
        • Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Game Salad/ Game Maker
    • Toon Boom Storyboard Pro
    • Toon Boom Harmony
    • Toon Boom Stage
    • Autodesk Maya
    • Autodesk 3ds Max
    • Autodesk Mudbox
    • Unity
    • ZBrush


    • Macs
    • PCs
    • Wacom Cintiq Tablets
    • Wacom Bamboo Tablets
    • Large Scanners
    • Standard Scanners
    • Film Scanners
    • Rotary Cutter
    • Headphones
    • Light Tables
    • Drafting Tables


You must have your Mt. SAC Photo ID. The lab is open to students taking one or more classes in the following programs: Graphic Design, Illustration, Animation, Gaming, Photography, Radio, Television & Film, Architecture, and Interior Design classes.

Staff Members

Our lab technicians are available to assist you with any of your coursework. Our employees are experienced with the software listed below and can provide you with instruction if you need extra help outside the classroom. If you have any questions about the lab, feel free to email a technician.

Corinne Hartmann

Lab Technician / Professor


Corinne Hartmann is a professor of Graphic Design and a Laboratory Technician/Lab Instructor for the Mt. SAC Design Lab. She received her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from California State University, Long Beach before entering the graphic design field with a position at one of the largest beer distributors in California, Harbor Distributing LLC. After 11 years at this fast-paced company, she left to pursue the marketing/design business at Ambient Solutions in Pasadena, California. She began to freelance and then accepted a position with Mt. SAC as a professor for the Graphic Design program, then later took the position as Laboratory Technician for the Design Lab. She enjoys interacting, teaching, exploring, and learning along with her students each semester. Additionally, she serves on the Graphic Design & Illustration Advisory Committee where she collaborates with her colleagues on the future direction of the program. While working at Mt. SAC for the past 18 years, she has continued to freelance as well as donate her time to various graphic design projects.