Until further notice, Classroom AV will not be loaning out any portable AV systems. If you have a scheduled loan and have any questions, contact us using the Report an A/V Issue page located on our website or by phone.
Jul 2020 - To support both synchronous and asynchronous remote education, Classroom AV Services has been working diligently to install a pan/tilt/zoom camera and additional microphones into several general assignment classrooms around campus while the rooms are vacant. This hardware will be made available to all users via a USB cable installed in the laptop cable cubby in the lectern. No special drivers or setup required. Simply set up your laptop like normal (HDMI/VGA connection), plug the USB cable in your laptop, and select the appropriate camera, microphone, and speaker output within the software you want to use (Zoom, Kaltura Capture, etc). No additional controls are needed to use the microphones and the camera can be controlled (pan/tilt/zoom) from the touch panel interface.
Currently, we have been focused on classrooms with a capacity of 50 seats or more. By the end of summer, we will have 90+ general assignment classrooms available with these capabilities! Please check back to this page for further updates. To see which rooms currently have this technology, search for “USB Camera and Microphone Connections” in our Classroom Catalog.
If you or your department has any questions about these capabilities or would like to know how to outfit your spaces similarly, don't hesitate to reach out to Classroom AV Services.
Aug 2016 - The New Classroom Building is open for classes.
Jul 2016 - VHS cassette players are no longer being manufactured. Those in the classrooms will be replaced with Blu-ray/DVD players in the future.
The mission of Classroom Audio Visual Services is to support the University Strategic Plan by providing reliable resources and technical support to faculty and students in the general assignment academic (centrally scheduled) classrooms.
- Install and maintain A/V equipment in general assignment classrooms.
- Provide A/V equipment loans.
- Assist users with operation of classroom A/V equipment.