Loyola University Maryland has made a substantial investment in classroom technology to meet the increasing demand of faculty and students for advanced technology tools in the classroom. Currently, Loyola has 69 technology classrooms and three interactive distance learning classrooms. Each technology classroom is equipped with state-of-the-art technology tools that include fully networked computers, sound, and projection systems. Loyola has a laboratory-classroom dedicated to information systems students. In addition, there are many computer labs around the campus to support the needs of IS students and their projects. Specialized software is used for high-tech courses such as data mining and business intelligence to provide experience with hands-on applications.