Campus Spaces for Lecture Recording and Media Creation

General Assignment Classrooms

Office of the Registrar

Contact: Your Curricular Representative

There are several classrooms on campus equipped with lecture capture technology for live-streaming or recording. Contact your curricular representative to reserve a classroom through the Office of the Registrar. Once you have a room reserved, you can contact Classroom Media Support for technology access and assistance.

Limited cleaning supplies have been made available in these classrooms, for before and after your use; maintenance staff will be cleaning nightly.

School and College Spaces

Some schools and colleges provide studios and spaces. Although affiliated faculty and staff have first priority, the Instructional Continuity Support Team is able to facilitate requests for access by others.

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College of Engineering


1415 Engineering Drive

Contact: Office of the Dean

EMS Website

Engineering Media Services (EMS) maintains media equipment and offers recording assistance in many of the College of Engineering conference rooms, classrooms and labs. They offer recording assistance to the Engineering community in classrooms and on location in labs.

Various classrooms in Engineering Hall and Mechanical Engineering are available. Specific classrooms will be assigned by EMS when reservations are made. EMS staff must be available to assist with recording.

School of Medicine & Public Health


Contact: SMPH Educational Technology

Video Library Website

The School of Medicine and Public Health Video Library records events and lectures in several buildings on the west side of the UW–Madison campus.


750 Highland Avenue

HSLC Room Reservation Website

Classroom and AV Support assists with classroom and audio/visual needs of the School of Medicine and Public Health. This includes classroom scheduling, classroom technology support and training, AV equipment checkout and videoconferencing support.

College of Letters & Science


Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Drive


LSS Website for Instructional Audio & Video Support

Learning Support Services (LSS) maintains audio and video studios, which are available primarily for use by L&S instructors. LSS is now taking requests and providing consultations. Reservations require a brief consultation and adherence to health and safety protocols.

  • Sound-Isolated Recording Booth: Professional sound-isolated audio recording studio that seats 1 person in 248 Van Hise. This reservable room can be used by an instructor who can bring their own equipment and knowledge on how to record, but doesn’t have the right environmental conditions at home. Repeating reservations are welcome.
  • Lecture Self-Recording Room: The LSS lecture recording classroom 254 Van Hise is a traditional classroom capable of using a professional video camera, microphone, and computer input. This self-service option is best for instructors who want to use a conventional classroom to record content and are able to handle simple editing needs afterward. Repeating reservations are welcome.
  • Professional Production Studio: Video recording studio in room 368 Van Hise. This traditional “black box” studio can be used to record instructional audio and video with the help of an LSS staff member or Continuity of Instruction partner. This option is available for technically complex recordings.

School of Education


123 Teacher Education Building

Contact: Classroom Media Support

MERIT Website

MERIT (Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology) offers information, instruction, and technology services to the UW–Madison School of Education and community partners. MERIT’s self-serve A/V Studio is equipped with video and audio recording technology for creating digital lecture videos.

School of Pharmacy


Contact: Instructional and Information Technology (IIT) via Pharmacy Help Desk

School of Pharmacy Special Events Website

The School of Pharmacy has built-in video recording capabilities in rooms 2002, 2006 and 116 in Rennebohm Hall.

Central Campus Services

These central services are available to all faculty and instructional staff who need access to a space to record their lectures,  as well as assistance in recording.

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Division of Continuing Studies (DCS)


21 North Park Street

Contact: Wendy Fritz

Learning Design, Development, and Innovation Website

Learning Design, Development, and Innovation offers access to a small professional studio equipped with professional camera, audio podcasting equipment, 3-point lighting and various backdrops. A team of media specialists and instructional designers are available to record lectures, interviews, demonstrations, learning objects, and other videos for courses or other academic projects.

Division of Information Technology (DoIT)


1210 West Dayton Street

Contact: DoIT Help Desk or DoIT Academic Technology

DoIT AT Video Production Website

Video Production is a full-service video production group specializing in educational, marketing and presentation capture videos that leverages insider knowledge of campus and years of diverse experience in education, entertainment and media production. To capture the best images possible, professional-grade equipment including cameras and lenses, dollies, microphones and commercial lighting are available for use. Recording is conducted in the studio located in the Computer Sciences building or the production staff can conduct recordings at locations around campus.