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Altered Thanksgiving Week Tech Desk Hours

Digital media arts students,

Similarly to Midterm break, there will be an altered schedule for the Tech Desk.  The desk WILL NOT be open Thursday 11/23 or Friday 11/24.  No reservation cannot be made for these day, nor can equipment be picked up or returned.  Any equipment checked out on Tuesday 11/21 should be returned on Wednesday 11/22 by 12:30 pm.  Any equipment checked out on Wednesday 11/22 should be returned Monday 11/27 by 12:30 pm.  Any late equipment is still subject to our $10/day fee.

If you need any accommodations or have questions, please reach out to

Different Tech Desk schedule for Midterm Break

Digital media arts students,

This is a quick notice to let you know about the altered hours for the tech desk given the shortened week.  The desk WILL NOT be open on this Friday 10/27, so no reservation should be made for that day, as well.  Any equipment checked out on Wednesday 10/25 should be returned on Thursday 10/26 by 12:30 pm.  Any equipment checked out on Thursday 10/26 should be returned Monday 10/30 by 12:30 pm.  Any late equipment is still subject to our $10/day fee.

If you need any accommodations or have questions, please reach out to



Equipment Access
The Digital Media Arts Department provides access to media production equipment to students enrolled in DMA courses, through the Digital Media Arts Help Desk: DRH Room #5A


M – F 10:30am – 12:30am

M – Th, Sunday 6:00pm – 8:00 pm

F 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Equipment Checkout

  1. You may only checkout equipment designated for the classes in which you are currently enrolled.
  2. You must make a reservation to checkout equipment. All reservations must be made online
  3. You must setup an account to make reservations.
  4. You must cancel a reservation if are not going to use the equipment.
  5. Use of the equipment is for course assignments only
  6. Equipment can be checked out for a 48 hour period (exception Friday –the system will only let you sign out for a maximum of 48 hours, so Friday checkouts will appear to be due on Sunday, the equipment office is not open on Sunday. Equipment checked out Friday is due back on Monday.
  7. Equipment is due before: 12 pm on the due date. (time set after second week of class)
  8. Equipment is inspected when you return it. You will be responsible for any damage or loss to the equipment. Inspect the equipment thoroughly for all parts and for damage when you pick it up.
  9. You may only return equipment during DMA Helpdesk hours. DO NOT LEAVE EQUIPMENT IN THE LAB. All equipment that is checked out in your name remains your responsibility until it is properly checked in with HelpDesk staff.
  10. Students will be fined $10 for each piece of equipment each day past the due date. Students repeatedly returning equipment late may be denied access.
  11. If there are rechargeable batteries in the equipment you check out – charge the batteries before and after use of equipment.