Who We Are/What We Do
The AV Department is a division of the Office of Academic Technology
at USciences. The AV staff maintains Audio-visual equipment in more
than 80 equipped classroom, lecture, lab, and meeting spaces on
our campus. AV also provides operating staff and equipment for all
university special events and student programming, as well as implements
and configures emerging technologies to continue to improve student
How to Get Classroom AV Support or Assistance
If you are in class and require AV Assistance of an urgent nature,
please call the helpdesk at: 215-596-7575. When the phone tree announcement
starts, push 3.
- This will ring all AV technician phones simultaneously, and
your call will be answered in the order in which it was received.
- If there is no answer, please leave a voice message with your
name, location, time of day, and how we can contact you.
How to Request Equipment for a Regularly Scheduled Course
If you require equipment for a regularly scheduled course, please
send an email to email@example.com
with the following information:
- Date(s) of your class
- Start Time
- End Time
- Your Course Title and Section
- The Professor's Contact Information
- A Detailed Description of your Needs.
How to Request Equipment for a Special Event
- Try to choose a venue for your event that most closely matches
your AV requirements.
- Use the AV Support resource request in Active Data Calendar
when requesting your venue. In the resource notes field, please
specify the AV services you need for your event. Be as detailed
- Upon recieving your request, a member of the AV Department will
evaluate and follow up with you, if necessary.
Once We Receive Your Request…
Once we receive your request, a member of the Academic Technology
Team will contact you to confirm your request and schedule your
If you have any questions or require additional information, please
feel free to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, you may call our hotline: 215.436.9881
Please click the question title to display the answer.
much notice does the AV Department need to provide AV Services for
AV video tape my event/class?
there post-production or editing services available for my video?
AV provide class capture for my course?
if my event requires AV equipment or services not offered by USciences?
there a cost associated with AV services?
I request any AV Service in any University space?