Open hours

The Language Lab NCH 299  will be open for reservations starting August 9, 2021. (

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 Simple Video Studio NCH 277 is open  
during New Cabell Hall opening hours. Walk-ins are welcome but reservations are recommended.

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

Contact us

For questions about the Language Lab, 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


The Media Studio will be closed Tuesday, November 23 through Friday, November 26

The Media Studio, which includes the Equipment Checkout, Production Studio and Editing Lab, will be closed 11/23 - 11/26 for Thanksgiving Break.




Language Lab

The Language Lab will be open for reservations starting August 9, 2021. If you would like to reserve the Language Lab, get more information about the lab and what it offers, or get an orientation to the lab and the available hardware and software, please contact Keith Samuels (

Maker Studio

  • The Maker Studio is only available for essential class work and not for personal projects.
  • The studio is reservable for up to two people, or one person if they are soldering.
  • You must sign the Maker Studio Code and Contract form before using the studio. 
  • 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 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.

Simple Video Studio

  • The Simple Video Studio (NCH 277) can be reserved by faculty and students.
  • Reservations are recommended.
  • A USB thumb drive is required.