Media equipment and consultations

Media services provides media equipment for no-cost checkout to UMN students, staff and faculty. Consultations on using the equipment or any part of the media production process are available. Priority for equipment and consultations is given to students working on course-related media projects.

Services and resources

Media consultations

One-hour online appointments are offered primarily for students working on course-assigned media projects. The media consultant helps you organize your project, develop a story, decide on equipment, give video and audio pre-production advice, and answer specific questions about editing software.

Request a consultation

Drop-in help

Student media specialists are now holding drop-in hours in the Toaster Innovation Hub in Walter Library.

  • Wednesdays 5:00pm-7:30pm
  • Thursdays 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Fridays 10:00am-11:00am
  • Fridays 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Sundays 2:30pm-3:30pm

They can help students with questions relating to library media equipment, iMovie, and Audacity.


  • More workshops available soon!

Find media equipment and recording spaces