Open hours

The Language Lab NCH 299 is open 8AM-4PM Monday-Friday and by appt after 4PM (

The Media Studio (Wilson 235 & 207) is open 10AM-4PM, Monday - Friday. Reservations are recommended.

The Maker Studio (Wilson 141) is open
by reservation only (

The Pod Studio (NCH 277) is open 8:30AM to 9:00PM Monday - Thursday, and 8:30AM to 4:30PM Friday.

The Audio Studio (Wilson 236) is open during Wilson Hall opening hours. Reservations are recommended.

Please see the Policies section on this page for more information.

Contact us

For questions about the Language Lab or the Pod Studio, please email Keith Samuels

For questions about the Maker Studio, please email Jason Bennett at

For questions about the Media Studio or equipment checkout, please email Jessica Weaver-Kenney at


Media Studio Schedule Change 2/6

The Media Studio will be open from 12PM - 4PM on Monday, February 6.

For questions, contact Jessica Weaver-Kenney (


Language Lab

  • The A&S Language Lab can be reserved by all UVA world language instructors (including graduate TAs)
  • New Users: please schedule a consultation prior to your first lab class. Contact Keith Samuels ( for more information.
  • Reservations and Cancellations should be made at least 48 hours in advance. 

Maker Studio

  • To gain access to the Maker Studio, please sign up for an orientation.
  • Pay attention to the usage and certification requirements for all tools in the studio. 
  • Please contact Jason Bennett ( to learn more. 

Media Production Studio

  • The Media Production Studio (Wilson 235) is available to all UVA faculty, staff, and students as the schedule permits.
  • Staffed hours are 10am - 4pm Monday through Friday, unless otherwise noted. Check Open Hours or the Announcements sections of this page for schedule changes.
  • First time users are recommended to consult the Media Studio Knowledge Base.
  • After-hours access is granted after completing an orientation.
  • Please contact Jessica Weaver-Kenney ( for more information.

Media Equipment Checkout

  • Reserve equipment by clicking "Book by Category -> Equipment" at the top of the page (or click here).
  • Reserved equipment is available for pickup and return in the Media Equipment Checkout (Wilson 207) between the hours of 10am and 4pm Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted. Check Open Hours or Announcements section of this page for schedule changes.
  • If you are a Media Studies student, please make sure you have signed the Media Studies Equipment Stewardship Code and Contract in order to check out Media Studies only equipment.

Pod Studio

  • The Pod Studio is an audio and lightweight video recording studio. It is ideal for up to two people recording audio, or one person recording video.
  • Schedule is 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM Monday - Thursday, and 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Friday
  • Please do not troubleshoot issues. Contact or come to room 299 NCH.