WCSU Faculty Handbook : Computers, Copiers, Media, Printing

Media Services


Midtown Media Center: WH 013, extension 78757

Westside Media Center: WS 103b, extension 78759

Visit the Media Services website here.

Instructional Design Center (IDC):

The Instructional Design Center (IDC) located in Media Services WH 013 is a lab for faculty, staff and students to use on their own or with the assistance of a media staff member.  It is intended for the creation of digital media and includes the necessary hardware, software and peripherals to:  transfer analog formats to digital (e.g. VHS to a digital format 35 mm slides to a digital format, etc.), create presentations, and to edit video, stills, etc.  For more information please call x78765.

Video and Multimedia Production

Professional quality video production services are available for instructional and promotional purposes. The Media Center staff can assist you with producing your own video. Samples of our work are available on our webpage.

Viewing Room Facilities

Two viewing rooms located in the basement of White Hall are available for faculty and staff to use when showing media to their classes. The rooms seat 43 and 50 people and include DVD/CD players, VHS VCRs, PCs and a laptop connection. The image displayed is 6×8 feet and the rooms are climate controlled. Both viewing rooms have 6.1 surround sound. The rooms cannot be reserved more than one week in advance. To reserve, please call extension 78757 or reserve online at the media services website.

Equipment Distribution

Faculty and staff may sign out equipment from the Midtown (WH 013) or Westside (WS 103b) Media Centers. Equipment available for distribution includes: LCD projectors, DVD players, VCRs and televisions, digital camcorders and tripods, portable screens, digital audio recorders, and portable PA systems. Reservations should be made at least 24 hours in advance by calling extension 78757 (MT) or extension 78759 (WS) or reserving online. A university ID card must be presented when borrowing equipment.

Special Event Support

Audio, video and media equipment can be set up for special events and meetings. Equipment must be requested at least one week in advance. If your event is scheduled in the Student Center, Westside Campus Center or the Ives Concert Hall you should contact those areas directly.

Equipment Purchase Consultation

A Media Center staff member can assist you with the purchase of media equipment.

Media Equipment Repair

All university owned audio, video and audiovisual equipment is repaired by the Media Center. Due to contractual requirements for repair any equipment that is purchased by individual departments must be approved by Media Services prior to purchase.


Additional services include off-air recording, CD & DVD duplication, video rentals, format conversions (VHS to DVD, etc.).  Please call extension 78757 for more information.