Fall 2020 - Checkout Room

College of Journalism and Mass Communications Fall 2020 - Checkout Room

General InfoVisitsReturnsHoursPolicyAdvanced Equipment

We'll be open this fall!

General Information

  • All equipment will be quarantined and cleaned between checkouts. 
  • Masks are required for service at the CoJMC Checkout Room. 
  • Students should not share equipment with others during checkout. 
  • The checkout room will be open for in-person and virtual checkouts this fall to on-campus students. Students attending classes online or remotely should contact their instructor to make alternative arrangements.
  • For detailed information on available equipment, please visit the tech resources page. 

Tech Resources Page

Visiting the Checkout Room

In-Person Checkouts
  • Students can visit the checkout room during regular business hours.
  • Students must wear masks and adhere to social distancing requirements when visiting the checkout room.
  • The college will work with classes to reserve equipment required for assignments. Class reservations will receive priority. Students should confirm with their instructor if the equipment has been reserved.
  • Students should clean equipment with disinfecting wipes before and after use. DO NOT spray disinfectant on college equipment.
Virtual Checkouts
  • Students can check out equipment through a virtual zoom room.
  • When using the zoom room, students must use video to present their NCard.
  • Equipment will be checked out during the zoom meeting.
  • Equipment will be placed in a locker, and the access code will be emailed to the student's HUSKERS email address.
  • Students can pick up equipment from the lockers at any time following the checkout.

Equipment Returns

  • A separate equipment return station has been created in the Andersen Hall Freedom Forum on the first floor.
  • Students returning equipment should visit the return station and not the Checkout Room.
  • During returns, students will remove all equipment from bags, show it to the attendant, return the equipment to bags and place it in a plastic tub.

Checkout Room Hours

Monday to Friday
8 - 9:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
1-2:30 p.m.
3:30 - 5 p.m. 

Checkout Room Policy

  • Anyone using the checkout room, in person or virtually, must comply with the CoJMC Checkout room policy.
  • Checking out equipment constitutes an agreement with the checkout room policy.
  • The use of the checkout room is free. However, students may be subject to fines and holds for late, lost, broken or stolen equipment.

Review the Policy

Advanced Equipment

  • The use of advanced equipment requires the prior authorization of a CoJMC faculty member.
  • To request advanced equipment authorization, please click here and go to the bottom of the page.
  • After prior authorization is received, students may checkout equipment in-person or virtually as described above.
  • Advanced equipment is subject to all checkout room policies and rules.

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