Classrooms and Labs

What is it?

More than 95 percent of University classrooms have installed presentation technology. Specific features vary by classroom, but the standard features may include:

  • Digital projector or flat panel display
  • Resident computer
  • Document camera
  • DVD or Blu-Ray player
  • Laptop connections
  • Control system (touch or button panel)

Some classrooms offer additional features:

  • Software (YuJa) and cameras installed in some classrooms allow faculty members to create a video of classroom activity, including presentations and other materials displayed on the classroom computer. Faculty members can publish the videos for access by their students.

    • Room Audio + Computer Screen:
      • Early-Fielding Memorial Building 109
      • Huntley Hall 221
      • Jefferson 102
      • Leyburn Library M47, 201
      • Northen Auditorium (Leyburn Library)
      • Parmly Hall 304, 305, 306, 307, 310
      • Reid Hall 111, 211
      • Ruscio Center for Global Learning 114, 115, 203
      • Science Addition 114, A102, G16
      • Tucker Hall 024
      • Washington Hall 115
      • Wilson Hall 2010, 2017

    • Room Audio + Computer Screen + Video of Professor: 
      • Elrod Commons - Stackhouse Theater
      • Hillel House 101
      • Huntley Hall 220, 301, 327
      • Natatorium Wet Classroom
      • Newcomb Hall 116, 122
      • Parmly Hall 306
      • Payne Hall 201
      • Reid Hall 215
      • Ruscio Center for Global Learning 104, 134, 214
      • Science Addition 214, G14
      • Sydney Lewis Hall Classroom A, B, C, D, E, F, G, 304, Moot Courtroom
      • Tucker Hall 114, 115
      • Wilson Hall 2018

    • Spaces that will additionally capture the Document Camera:
      • Huntley Hall 301
      • Newcomb Hall 116, 120, 122, 304, 310
      • Ruscio Center for Global Learning 104
      • Science Addition 214, G14
      • Tucker Hall 114, 115

  • Interactive displays (Sharp digital annotation flat panels) allow digital annotation of computer content that can be saved to a file and shared with students.

  • Wireless presentation/projection is available via Apple TV and/or Mersive Solstice Pods:

    • Apple TV allows Apple devices (MacOS devices, iPhones, and iPads) to project wirelessly using the AirPlay feature. While easy to use, Apple TV does have some limitations: it is only compatible with Apple devices and does not allow for multiple users to connect at the same time.

      • Spaces with Apple TV include:
        • Chavis Boardroom (Elrod Commons)
        • Jefferson 102, 201
        • Leyburn Library M47
        • Reid Hall 215
        • Ruscio Center for Global Learning 104, 112, 113, 114, 115, 123, 126, 134, 201, 203, 209, 212, 214, 222, 246, Atrium
        • Wilson Hall 2019

    • Solstice supports Apple products, Windows computers and tablets, and Android devices. Additionally, multiple users are able to connect and share at the same time.

      • Spaces with a Solstice Pod include
        • Davis Hall 206
        • Early-Fielding Memorial Building 109, 114, G06
        • Elrod Commons - Stackhouse Theater
        • Facilities 109, 136
        • Huntley Hall 220, 301, 323
        • Huntley Deans 201
        • Leyburn Library 201, Northen Auditorium
        • Parmly Hall 306
        • Reid Hall 111,  211
        • Tucker Hall 24, 114, 115, 215, 309
        • Science Addition G22
        • Stadium 1, 2, 3, 4
        • Sydney Lewis Hall Classroom A, B, E, G, Archive Room, Moot Court Room
        • Wilson Hall 2017, 2020, Wilson Concert Hall

[Updated September 2019]

Computer Labs

ITS manages public computer labs across campus. In addition, some departments maintain specialized computer labs for their students.

Macs and PCs for student/faculty use are available in the Innovation Lab (main floor of Leyburn Library and the Video Editing Suite in on the main level of Leyburn Library. Several computers have attached scanners. All PCs have Adobe CS, statistical software, Microsoft Office, and dual monitors. The Macs have iMovie, Adobe CS, Microsoft Office, etc.

Leyburn Library 101 (on Lower Level 1) contains 14 Mac machines with dual monitors. Leyburn Library 301 (on Lower Level 3) has 13 PCs: 12 student and 1 instructor workstation.

IQ Center

The IQ Center in the Science Center contains a computer visualization lab, a stereo 3D lab, and a mechanical/physical lab, in addition to advanced scientific equipment. Classroom spaces and instrumentation suites in the IQ Center may be reserved using either 25Live or the SharePoint calendar system.

Who can use it?

Faculty, staff, and students.

How do I get it?

  • For technical support in a classroom, press the “Help” button on the classroom control touch panel. A member of the Classroom Technologies staff will respond to the request for help. You can also contact the ITS Information Desk in Leyburn Library at 540.458.4357 (HELP) or email help@wlu.edu with questions or to request training.
  • Request spaces in 25Live at go.wlu.edu/25Live. Please send your questions to help@wlu.edu.