Equipment Elsewhere

These locations may not be open due to COVID-19. Check with the location directly to determine if their equipment is currently available.

The list below is not intended to be comprehensive. Equipment availability and policies are subject to change without warning. Contact Dave Luke for updates/changes.

No Fees Charged for Use

Note that some locations only loan equipment to certain departments. Please read conditions for who is eligible to use their equipment

Media, Education Resources, and Information Technology (MERIT)
3rd flr. Teacher Ed. Bldg., 225 N. Mills St.
Phone: 608-263-4750
Equipment Available: Laptops, iPads, Cameras, Camcorders, DSLRs, External Hard Drives, Tripods, Audio Recorders, Projectors, Screens, Graphic Tablets, and more
Who:  School of Education students, staff, and faculty
Fees: No, Overdue fines of $20/day​

DoIT InfoLabs
CALS Lab, College Library, Health Sciences Lab, Memorial Library, Steenbock Library
Equipment: digital still cameras [varies by location], digital video cameras [varies by location], laptops [varies by location]
Who: UW students, faculty and staff
Fees: No; overdue fines

Learning Support Services AV Pool
259A Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Dr.
Phone: 262-1678
Equipment: camcorders, carts, cd players, computers, digital camera, DVD players, overhead projectors, screens, speakers, TVs, video projectors
Who: L&S faculty, staff, and TAs.
Fees: No

Fees charged for use

Read conditions for who is eligible to use their equipment
DoIT Rentals
1150B Computer Sciences, 1210 W. Dayton St.
Phone: 263-4991
Equipment: laptops and 4G wireless hotspots
Who: Students, faculty and staff

Full Compass Rentals
Phone: 831-7330
Equipment: audio recorders, camcorders/video cameras, computer projectors, computers, digital still cameras, intercom systems, laptops, lighting systems, microphones, monitors, overhead projectors, screens, slide projectors, sound systems, staging systems, tripods
Who: Anyone

Instructional Communications Systems
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.
Phone: 262-2706
Equipment: audio cassette recorders, camcorders/video cameras, carts, CD players, computer projectors, computers, DVD players, laptops, microphones, overhead projectors, printers, scanners, screens, slide projectors, sound systems, teleconference systems, tripods, TVs, VCRs
Who: Friedrick Center, Lowell Center, or Pyle Center users

Wisconsin Union Central Reservations
Phone: 262-2511
Equipment: 16mm film projector, audio cassette recorders, carts, CD players, computer projectors, display tables & poster boards, document camera, DVD players, easels, laser pointers, microphones, overhead projectors, screens, slide projectors, sound systems, staging systems, TVs, VCRs, video projectors
Who: Wisconsin Union users