The Computer-Aided Design and Geographic Information Systems (CADGIS) research laboratory at LSU is dedicated to teaching and research in the areas of computer-aided design, image processing, and other computer applications in art, architecture, design, geography, anthropology, interior design, and landscape architecture.

The CADGIS lab is located in 216 Design Building, and offers printing, scanning, and other computer services geared toward design. The lab has Auto-Cad, Adobe Photoshop, Microstation, 3D Studio Viz, and other programs to assist students.

Workshops are held regularly to inform students how to use equipment and software. Students must register in advance for all workshops. All students wishing to use the CADGIS lab will need to have a student account with the lab.

For more information and a complete list of software and hours of operation, visit their web site at