Open hours

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

The Media Studio (Wilson 235 & 207) See the Announcements section for Staffed Hours. Additional access is available upon request or orientation. See Policies section for more information or contact for questions.

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

The Podcast 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 Podcast 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


Media Studio Staffed Hours - Fall 2023

Monday: 9:30AM-3PM

Tuesday: 9:30AM-12PM, 4-5PM

Wednesday: 9:30AM-4PM

Thursday: 9:30AM-12PM, 2-4PM

Friday: 9:30AM-12PM, 3-4PM

If you need support outside of these hours, feel free to schedule a consultation or email


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

Media Equipment Checkout

  • You can pick up equipment during Staffed Hours (Announcements section on this page). For additional equipment checkout access, fill out this form.
  • Reserve equipment by clicking "Book by Category -> Equipment" at the top of the page (or click here).
  • 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.

Podcast Studio

  • The Podcast 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.