Audio/video equipment checkout


Your IT Support Unit will provide you with the equipment you require should they have it available, otherwise your request will be forwarded to Presentation Technology Services (PTS) with Central IT.

You can contact IT Central Help Desk at 243-4357 or visit Social Sciences 120, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Presentation Technology Services (PTS) provides media presentation equipment to campus users. 

Equipment available to checkout for use with Zoom:

  • Webcams
  • USB Microphones
  • Computer headset microphones
  • Wireless lapel microphones
  • USB microphone/speaker combo
  • Laptops

Other equipment useful for online classes:


  • record a "how to" video
  • record an experiment
  • record a field trip
  • record a performance
  • record an interview

Upload the video to YouTube and share the link via Moodle

Other equipment available for check out:

  • DSLR cameras
  • Tripods
  • LED video lights
  • Digital voice recorders
  • Audio Recorders - Zoom H4N and H5
  • Wireless lapel microphones
  • Portable sound systems with wireless handheld microphone
  • Microphone stands
  • Computer speakers
  • Video projectors
  • Projection screens - 6' and 10'
  • Presentation remotes with laser pointer
  • Display adapters - minidisplay port and USB-C
  • Easels
  • Wacom Intuos tablet
  • USB transcription pedals
  • Press box (audio output splitter)

Media presentation equipment for courses and other state-funded University activities is loaned free of charge.

Equipment for non-state funded, University affiliated uses is loaned at a reduced fee.

Personal use by student staff or faculty, or use by non-University affiliated users (for an on campus activity coordinated by a campus entity) is charged the full rental rate

See definition of users for circulating equipment for the purpose of determining rental charges. 

Delivery, setup and operator charges are extra.

AV Equipment Charge Table (Charges are per/day)

Description UM Users (for academic/ State appropriated funded activities) UM Affiliated (Non-state supported activities; grant funded; designated or auxiliary account funded) Personal use or on campus use by non-UM users sponsored by UM department
AC Extension Cord No Charge $1.00 $2.00
Audio Mixer No Charge $12.50 $25.00
Boombox (CD, tape, and radio) No Charge $7.50 $15.00
Camcorder, HD No Charge $15.00 $30.00
Camera, DSLR No Charge $25.00 $50.00
Cart or Stand No Charge $5.00 $10.00
Laptop Computer No Charge $25.00 $50.00
DVD Player No Charge $7.50 $15.00
Easel No Charge $4.00 $8.00
HDMI Cable, 15' No Charge $6.00 $12.00
HDTV, 32" with DVD No Charge $10.00 $20.00
Lecternette with Microphone No Charge $11.00 $22.00
Microphone No Charge $5.00 $10.00
Microphone, Wireless Handheld No Charge $10.00 $20.00
Microphone, Wireless Lapel No Charge $10.00 $20.00
Microphone Cable, XLR No Charge $1.50 $3.00
Microphone, Mixer No Charge $9.00 $18.00
Microphone Stand, Floor No Charge $2.00 $4.00
Microphone Stand, Table No Charge $2.00 $4.00
Overhead Projector No Charge $10.00 $20.00
Presentation Remote (with laser pointer) No Charge $2.50 $5.00
Portable PA System, 125 watt (single speaker/amplifier; add microphone) No Charge $15.00 $30.00
Podium (with built-in amplifier and speaker, 30 watt) No Charge $12.50 $25.00
Screen, 6-Foot Wide No Charge $5.00 $10.00
Screen, 10-Foot Wide No Charge $15.00 $30.00
Screen, Rear Projection, 6-Foot Wide No Charge $12.50 $25.00
Speakerphone No Charge $6.00 $12.00
Small Powered Speaker No Charge $8.00 $16.00
Tripod No Charge $4.00 $8.00
VGA Cable, 10-25 Foot No Charge $4.00 $8.00
VGA Cable, 75 Foot No Charge $6.00 $12.00
VHS VCR No Charge $10.00 $20.00
Video Projector No Charge $50.00 $100.00
Voice Recorder, Digital No Charge $5.00 $10.00
White Board, Portable (2.5' x 3') No Charge $7.50 $15.00

How to request

  • Please select "Request Service" to the right

Users are encouraged to schedule media presentation equipment in advance.


AV equipment rental is free of charge for academic usage to students and faculty.

Rental charges apply for non-coursework and non-university usage. 

See table above for prices. (Charges are on a per/day basis)


UM employees and students; UM sponsored centers and institutes; Campus entities with designated or auxiliary accounts.


Equipment available for use 24x7.

Checkout and return M-F 8-5.


Your IT Support Unit (See the Who Supports Me? page here.)


Definition of users for circulating equipment

Service Owner

Your IT Support Unit (See the Who Supports Me? page here.)

Request Service


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