Frequently Asked Questions
Who can use the Media Production Labs?
Access to the ATU Media Lab is open to the entire ATU community with currently registered students given priority access to the ATU Audio Lab and Video Lab for multimedia projects. Non-affiliated persons cannot use the Audio and Video Labs.
How do I reserve a session at the Audio Lab or Video Lab?
What materials can be checked out from the Media Lab and for how long?
The Media Lab has many types of materials for check-out from sound recordings (LPs, CDs) to audio-video production equipment (mics, stands, cables, greenscreen, and a full production laptop).
Undergraduate students, staff, alumni, and retired faculty can check-out multimedia items for 7 days with 1 renewal. Graduate students, Faculty, and administration can check-out all multimedia items for 14 days with 1 renewal. Reserve items are accessed only in the Media Lab or Library for 4 hours. Non-affiliated persons cannot check-out multimedia items.
Are course reserve materials available for Film, Music, Art, Game, and Communication/Journalism classes?
Select audio and video recordings are available for listening and viewing in the Media Lab with high quality headsets. These materials have a 4-hour loan period and do not leave the Media Lab.
Can I learn media production from the ATU Media Lab staff?
Yes! Our highly trained staff are available for individual and group training sessions. We offer tutorials and workshops in audio and video production, music staff notation, and marching band drill software. Please contact us
to set up a session.
Can I digitize my personal, home audio and video recordings?
We offer full digitization services with reduced cost for ATU affiliated patrons, and market-based costs for non-affiliated patrons, We also have equipment and staff who can assist in transferring your analog audio and video recordings by showing you how to edit them and enhance the sound and video quality. Visit our Digitization Services
page for more information.