Information Technology, http://www.it.iastate.edu/ provides numerous services and resources to the ISU community. Contact the Solution Center, 192 Parks Library at 294-4000 for additional information or visit their website to learn where computer labs are on campus, what short courses are available, and much, much more.
Information Technology offers laptop checkout for temporary use. For more details, check their webpage here: http://www.it.iastate.edu/checkout/ .
BCBLab has a number of resources available. A seminar on them will take place early in the semester. Here is the webpage which lists some of them.