The Mechanical and Architectural Design CAD Lab is located in Room 215 of the Applied Technology Center. Grand Rapids Community College is an open-access college that prepares individuals to attain their goals and contribute to the community. It is the mission of Grand Rapids Community College's Tutoring Labs to empower students to become independent, lifelong learners.
Our goals are to:
- Assist students to be successful with their coursework in line with classroom instruction.
- Engage students in their college experience by creating opportunities to interact with peers, faculty and staff based on individuals’ learning goals.
- Assist students to learn and apply the skills to become more independent learners.
Winter 2019 Hours:
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Tuesday||12:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
|Wednesday||12:00 pm - 6:00 pm|
|Thursday||12:00 pm - 6:00 pm|
|Friday||12:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
|Saturday||9:00 am - 4:45 pm|
*Directions to download SolidWorks 2018 - 2019 from the web site has been added to the Helpful Links. This is also available on the Mechanical & Architectural Design / CAD Lab Blackboard site.
The Mechanical and Architectural Design CAD Lab is a drop-in center where tutors assist students who are enrolled in architecture and engineering programs. Students may come into the lab and do their Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) homework. Should you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mechanical and Architectural Design / CAD Lab shares a space with the ATC Tutorial and Open Computer Lab in the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center in room 215.
***To know what Software Help is by time each day, please log into the Mechanical and Architectural Design / CAD Lab Blackboard site. Check out the site for other useful tips and help also!
We offer tutoring in the following classes:
|Course Number||Course Title||Course Number||Course Title|
|AR105||Construction Materials 1||DR 190||Introduction to Mechanical Concepts|
|AR106||Construction Materials 2||DR 212||Tool Design|
|AR112||Mechanical and Electrical Drafting||DR 224||Die Design|
|AR 119||Introduction to Architectural CAD||DR 225||Advanced Die Design|
|AR 120||Architectural Working Drawings 1||DR 229||Detail Drafting|
|AR 121||Architectural Working Drawings 2||DR 241||Mold Design Theory|
|AR 129||Architectural 3D CAD||DR 258||Introduction to Pro-Engineering|
|AR 201||Architectural Graphics 1||DR 259||Advanced Part Design and Sheet Metal Design|
|AR 202||Architectural Graphics 2||DR 260||Introduction to Catia|
|AR 208||Design Studio: Commercial Building Design||DR 265||Introduction to Designing with Surfaces|
|AR 218||Design Studio: Commercial Building Design||DR 279||Team Design Project|
|DR 140||Introduction to Inventor||EG 110||Industrial Graphics with CAD|
|DR 150||Introduction to SolidWorks||EG 201||Advanced Engineering Graphics|
|DR 180||Intermediate SolidWorks||MN 114||Machine Trades Blueprint Reading|