Student, Faculty/Staff Media Equipment

Students, faculty and staff can check out a variety of media equipment for course/work related purposes through the Help Desk.

Guidelines 

  • Equipment is reserved on a first-come first-serve basis.
  • A valid photo ID is required when picking up equipment.
  • Equipment can be reserved for a two day period. Equipment checked out on a Thursday or Friday is due back the following Monday.
  • Renewals/extensions on equipment are based on equipment availability.
    • Depending on availability, customers are allowed to extend equipment reservations up to three times.
    • To exceed the three extension limit, you will need to have your professor contact the Help Desk and grant you permission for another extension. If your instructor will not grant you an extension, you will have to return your equipment to the Help Desk and wait two days before you can check the equipment out again.
    • Equipment that is available to all students, faculty and staff can not  exceed the three extension limit. Please contact the Help Desk for renewals/extensions.
  • It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that devices are properly charged for their event and data is removed from the device before it is returned to the Help Desk. The Help Desk will not be responsible for formatting devices or memory cards.

Late/Damaged/Lost Equipment Fees

  • A $15 per day fee will be applied for equipment not returned on-time during academic semesters. A $5 per day fee will be applied for equipment not returned on-time during Summer and Winterim. Late fees are applied at the close of business Monday - Friday, excluding holidays.
  • Customers will be held liable for loss and/or damages (other than normal wear) incurred during the checkout period. Charges will be assessed at the replacement cost value (replacement item that is equal to or has similar specifications. Customers have two business days to locate and return any equipment accessories that are not present at the time of return. After two business days, the customer will be charged the replacement cost value of the accessory (replacement item that is equal to or has similar specificiations). There is a $10 surcharge to process these incidents. These charges will be applied in addition to already accrued late fees.
  • Customers will have 20 business days (M-F) after the last day of finals to return their equipment to the Help Desk. Customers who have not returned their equipment by the close of business on the 20th day will be charged the greater fee of either the replacement cost value (replacement item that is equal to or has similar specifications) OR the total accrued late fees. There is a $10 surcharge to process these incidents.  Customers who have returned their equipment by the close of business on the 20th day will be charged the lesser fee of either the replacement cost value (replacement item that is equal to or has similar specifications) OR the total accrued late fees.
  • Faculty/Staff charges are applied to a department account.

How to check out Equipment

  • Equipment is available on a first come first serve basis. Visit the IT Help Desk with a valid photo ID to check-out equipment. Reservations are not accepted.
  • Pickup/return of items takes place during regular Help Desk hours of operation, Room 025 LRC.

Available Equipment

Click here to access operating manuals for the equipment.

Equipment available to all UWSP students, faculty and staff:

  • 4 - Canon Vixia Video Cameras (HF R20)
  • 2 - Canon Point & Shoot Cameras (ELPH 100 HS)
  • 2 - Olympus Voice Recorder (DS-40)
  • 11 - Microphones (ATR35s)
  • 2 - Sony Bloggie Sport
  • 7 - Tripods
  • 2 - Projectors
Equipment available to specific UWSP courses:

Art and Design
  • 3 - Nikon DSLR Cameras (D40)
  • 1 - Nikon DSLR Camera (D3100)
  • 1 - Nikon DSLR Camera (D100)
  • 1 - Canon Vixia Video Camera (HF R200)
Communication
  • 5 - Canon Point & Shoot Cameras (PowerShot SD1100 IS)
  • 3 - Canon Video Cameras (ZR800) *requires a mini DV tape
  • 8 - Canon Video Cameras (Vixia R20)
  • 13 - Canon Video Cameras (Vixia R400)
  • 9 - Olympus Voice Recorders (LS-10)
  • 4 - Panasonic HD Video Cameras (AG-HSC1UP)
  • 1 - Panasonic HD Video Camera (AG-DVX100B)
  • 8 - Sony Bloggie Duo Camera
  • 2 - Davis & Sanford ProVista AirLift 18 Tripods
  • 8 - Nikon DSLR Cameras (D3100)
  • 2 - Sony Handycam Video Cameras (HDR-FX1000)
  • 2 - Lowel Lighting Kits
  • 2 - Arri 300/650 Compact Fresnel Lighting Kit

English

  • 2 - Canon Video Cameras (Vixia R400)
  • 2 - Tripods
HPHD and Paper Science
  • 3 - Flip Ultra Video Cameras
  • 2 - Flip Slide Video Cameras

Theater and Dance

  • 5 - Canon Video Cameras (Vixia R400)
WDMD
  • 3 - Canon Video Cameras (ZR800) *requires a mini DV tape
  • 9 - Nikon DSLR Cameras (D40)
  • 5 - Flip Ultra Video Cameras
  • 5 - Canon Point & Shoot Cameras (PowerShot G12)
  • 1 - Canon Video Camera (XA25)
  • 2 - Tripods

Assistance with Equipment Loan Problems

Equipment that is available to specific courses, please contact your instructor for assistance. All other equipment, please contact the Help Desk.