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

  • Creating clips using Snapz, VLC, and QuckTime

    Snapz is an application for capturing video from the screen while also capturing the audio from the computer.  It can be found on the Mac side of the computers in the Media Center. DISCLAIMER! This should only be used for the use of making short clips in which to make commentary directly related to your […]

  • Halloween Costume Creation Workshop in the Makery

      The Media Center Makery wants to help you get ready for Halloween. Come out to our workshop so we can help you create your Halloween Costume and props. We have a sewing machine, material, hot glues guns and other crafting supplies to get your started. If you have specific supplies needed, bring them along […]

  • Music Walk First Friday

    The Media Center and Makery will be at the October 2nd Music Walk/Discover Downtown First Friday.  Using Media Center equipment to DJ music and showing you how to use circuits to make your own music. Stop by and say hi to MC Assistants Greg, Purti, and Kerin.

  • Create Film Stills using VLC

    VLC is a free video player that anyone can download. http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ It is also installed on most computers on campus. If the computer you are using doesn’t have a DVD drive, one can be borrowed from the media center. On a Mac after, inserting the DVD you will need to quit the DVD player application, […]

  • Authorizing Plugins in Audacity

    Click the link below to find out how to authorize plugins in Audacity! This is especially helpful for exporting your Audacity project as an MP3. AudacityPlugins


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.