Due to COVID-19 – All students must reserve a time for equipment pick up and returns.
The Media Center is located in the Sinclair Library at 2425 Campus Road. The facility is dedicated to all areas of digital production and animation. The center has a sound room, multi-purpose room, and an open flex space for students to use. The Media Center checks out grip, lighting, camera and sound equipment.
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Hours Of Operation
9 AM-5 PM
Monday – Friday
Due to COVID-19 – Media Center hours will be varied. Please check the Media Center Operations for COVID-19 document.
Space will be limited as the lab will be limited to 10 workstations and only 10 students in the lab at a time. Students who have paid full lab fees may use the lab during the class they are registered in. Open lab hours will be available for all students who have paid full lab fees.
Only current ACM students in production courses may reserve equipment. One person per production should make the reservations. NO EXCEPTIONS! The ACM Media Center staff has the right to refuse service to student(s) if they do not follow the Media Center Policies.
Download the ACM EQUIPMENT RESERVATION REQUEST FORM on the website.
All reservations are to be made by emailing the request form to: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Wednesday 4:30PM.
CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT PROCEDURES
Equipment CHECK-IN schedule: MONDAY from 9:30am – 12pm. Due to COVID-19 drop off times are done by reservation.
Equipment CHECK-OUT schedule: FRIDAY from 9:30am – 4:30pm. Pick-up times are done by reservation. Schedule pickup times before or after classes. Pick up times ARE NOT a viable excuse to miss class.
LATE PICK UPS ARE NOT ALLOWED. There will be a 10 minute grace period, anytime beyond that time frame, no access to the equipment will be allowed until the following weeks’ reservation period.
$25 FEES will be enforced:
- Late Returns – $25 per hour
- No show after scheduling a reservation (which includes meetings, etc.) $25 fee
Refusal to pay fees will result in a ban to register or participate in any production course that requires equipment.
Please respond to the equipment reservation sheet that is sent via e-mail from the Media Center. Productions must CONFIRM their order. No confirmation = No equipment.
When students arrive for pick up, they must DOUBLE CHECK their equipment before signing out. If the student(s) take the equipment from the Media Center checkout area without verifying the operation of the equipment, they will be held responsible for any damage and operational defects to the equipment.
Once the equipment reservation sheet is signed, students are NOT ALLOWED to exchange or return items.
Exchange or loan of ACM equipment to another ACM production is strictly prohibited. This is an insurance liability.
If a student is unable to pick up the equipment at the set time he/she must contact the Media Center staff prior to the pickup time.
No students are allowed beyond the Media Center front desk.
Equipment cancellations must be made by Thursday 9 am before scheduled Friday pick up. There is a $25.00 fee for not cancelling orders on time.