Find information on spaces, staff, and services.
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.
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.
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
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.
Equipment: camcorders, carts, cd players, computers, digital camera, DVD players, overhead projectors, screens, speakers, TVs, video projectors
Who: L&S faculty, staff, and TAs.
Read conditions for who is eligible to use their equipment
1150B Computer Sciences, 1210 W. Dayton St.
Equipment: laptops and 4G wireless hotspots
Who: Students, faculty and staff
Full Compass Rentals
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
Instructional Communications Systems
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.
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
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