Audiovisual Equipment and Classroom Support Services Policy
I. NO-COST EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES
AV equipment and services will be provided at no cost under the
- For "UNIVERSITY PURPOSES," which are defined as scheduled
classes and their examinations, any lectures and meetings that
are directly related to the curriculum and the management of
state-supported education/research programs, and
academic/administrative support needs. (Requests for exemptions
to this definition are subject to review by the Executive
Director for Enrollment Services. Changes in the definition are
reviewed for approval by the University Classroom Upgrade
- In classrooms scheduled through the Office of Enrollment
- 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday in non-distance
education classrooms. (Support for weekend use must be
requested 30 calendar days before the use date.)
- 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday in distance
- Equipment and services require a 24-hour advance reservation.
- For minor trouble-shooting in immediate response to faculty
calls for assistance.
- Placing calls for emergency service.
- For faculty coaching and training, as needed to prepare
faculty to conduct a class without full-time AV support
- Audio visual support staff will be available to University
and hospital requestors at no charge during regular hours to
deliver, startup/test, and remove from university classrooms
any audio visual equipment in the university's standard
inventory. There is a fee, per hour or fraction thereof
if the audiovisual technician is requested to remain in the
room throughout the program.
II. PAY-FOR-EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES
AV equipment and services will be provided at a charge as
- For NON-UNIVERSITY purposes, defined as non-state supported events;
UMA and Medical Center-sponsored meetings, classes, and events; educational
group/professional development meetings, workshops, and events that include
non-MUSC persons and/or that require any attendees to pay fees to participate.
- 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; when available, OT = 1.5 X hourly rate.
- 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday in distance education
locations on campus where DE technology is used for non-university purposes.
When available, OT = 1.5 X hourly rate.
- With a 24-hour advance pre-reservation request for general daily
support. (5 working-day advance notice for distance education daily support.)
- For minor trouble-shooting in immediate response to client
calls for assistance.
- Calling for specialized emergency service.
- Will be subject to prior availability of staff and of equipment.
III. EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH AUDIO VIDEO
- No delivery, operation, repair or maintenance of equipment
that is not part of the university's central equipment
- No off-campus locations.
- No on-hand support on weekends.
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Room Use Policy
- Occupants are required to have prior university approval to use
a university-scheduled classroom. Arrangements must be made at
least 24 hours ahead of the intended use, through the Office of
Enrollment Services, 792-1537.
- There is a ‘no food or drinks’ policy in the following rooms; BSB 202, CON 220, CSB HE628H, DDB110, BEB110 and BEB112..
- If damage to a room or equipment is caused, the requestor/sponsor is
fully responsible for any repairs or maintenance required, in the opinion
of the University, to restore the room to its original condition.
- Occupants are expected to restore tables and chairs when they
leave the classroom to the same order as when they arrived.
- Occupants are requested to report audiovisual equipment problems by calling 792-9000.
- Occupants are expected to supply their own markers of the proper kind for
whiteboard use, and to clean the board when they leave the room.
- Occupants are required to receive prior training in the use of any audiovisual
equipment and to exercise special care in the use of all university equipment.
- Classrooms are unlocked by a Public Safety officer prior to 7:30 a.m. and are
locked by 6:00 p.m., unless evening classes are scheduled for that room. (Note:
distance education classrooms have special security procedures in place and
faculty must be cleared by the Distance Education Director, 792-4168, before
they will be allowed to use those classrooms.)
For a complete list of Room Use Policies, contact the Office of Enrollment Services, 792-1537.