Our equipment office is available for students, faculty and staff to check out cameras, mics, audio recorders, light kits, green screens, dollies & much much more. 

We help you along your way from novice to expert and the center helps not only students working on class projects but anyone who needs assistance starting a project.

What kinds of stuff can you here?  Well….make a zombie movierecord an albumplay video gamesrecord (and blog) your adventure across America and lots of other great ideas you haven’t even thought of yet.  Stop down to the media center located in the basement of Bosler hall and let us show you around.  We can’t wait to see what you create!


Media Center News & Events

  • Lite-Brite

    The lite-brite is a toy I’m sure we all remember from our youth.  The simple toy, composed of a back light, plastic shell, and a multi-holed interface for the insertion of plastic lights (the impetus for the namesake “light”).  The bright then ostensibly refers to the light waves given off by the refraction of incandescence […]

  • Maker Space Renovation

        Greetings, Comrades!   As the Media Center moves into the summer months, we have big changes planned for all the movers and shakers on campus.  The room formerly known as the collaboration station will be renovated as a new Makerspace.  What is a Makerspace you ask?  To describe them simply, makerspaces are community […]

  • Ellen Hietsch

    Hey, I’m Ellen and I’m a rising sophomore International Studies major and will probably minor in either history or environmental studies.  I’m also a barista at The Peddler during the school year and love creative writing and good music.  Along with working at the media center this summer, I will be seeing Vampire Weekend in […]

  • Tinkercad and Intuitive Design

    With the rise in 3-d printing and the availability of such machines as an affordable outlet for design and creation with real world application has come the need for reasonable printing design emulators.  Sites like thingiverse and shapeways, hundreds of printing designs can be easily downloaded, and after running through the correct software, printed speedily […]

  • Bradley Seltzer

      Hi everyone, Bradley Seltzer here.  I’m a Pennsylvania native and am excited to be working with media disciplines that are so foreign to me- hopefully I can make myself a more well-rounded person by becoming versed in the tools of the trade.  My interests include Chipotle, puppies, Arcade Fire, and egalitarianism.  I’m sure if […]


Policies

We do have some policies to make sure everyone plays nice down here.  Please follow them!
  • The Media Center facilities and services are available for use by Dickinson College faculty, students and staff.
  • Equipment may be reserved by calling or emailing the Media Center.
  • Priority for equipment loan is given to class projects, reservations are highly encouraged.
  • Same day requests for equipment loan are filled on a first come, first served basis.
  • Equipment may be borrowed for a maximum of 24 hours.
  • Borrowed equipment must be returned by the end of the day.
  • Late fees will begin to accrue 48 hours after checkout.
  • Replacement fees will be charged if equipment is broken or lost.