Instructors: Apply now to reserve DC classrooms for Fall 2022 Courses

Image of a class being conducted in the Advanced Training Lab of the Duderstadt Center

Beginning February 8 through February 25, Instructors may apply to hold regularly-scheduled classes for Fall 2022 courses in designated Duderstadt Center spaces. The DC offers specially-equipped and furnished spaces to support multiple instructional and learning formats.

Digital Media Commons (DMC) staff from multiple disciplines will help you select the best space for your course needs and guide you through the application process. To begin, go to Connect Me.

For complete information see: DC Support for Courses and Academic Programs

What spaces are available for classroom use?

Several classrooms in the Duderstadt Center are provided to support curricular and co-curricular learning that engages the unique resources offered in the Duderstadt Center.

Third floor classrooms host 20 – 60 learners each

  • Advanced Training Labs are used to teach software related to DC technologies.  
  • Flex Labs can be used for active, team-based learning and for mixed lecture-style/work group sessions.  

Specialized studios host small groups and provide staff members to assist with activities:

Criteria for classroom use requests

Courses wanting to meet regularly (every other week or more often) for the length of a course are expected to engage the expertise or technologies provided by the DMC and meet at least two of the following criteria:

  • Offered by a North Campus (NC) School, or credit-bearing in a NC School
  • Accepts students from multiple schools or colleges
  • Fosters collaboration, especially across disciplines
  • Contributes to the growth and development of DMC resources by exploring relevant technologies in an academic context, and sharing new knowledge
  • Supports campus DEI objectives
  • Has been granted a special exception

How do I apply?

You should begin the application process for classroom use during the Fall 2022 semester by discussing your interests with a member of DMC’s staff. Begin your inquiry at Connect Me

What is the schedule for submitting Fall 2022 classroom requests (for regularly-scheduled, course-duration use)?

February 8 through 25
Requests accepted for regular meetings (every 2 weeks or more/7 weeks or more).

February 28 through March 9
Requests will be considered by DMC reviewers.  Every effort will be made to meet as many requests as possible.

March 10
Decisions will be communicated via email. Reservations will be confirmed through 25Live.

March 10 through August 26
Requests reviewed for occasional meetings (less often than every 2 weeks/7 weeks).

Ongoing after August 29
DMC reviewers will consider and respond to short term requests as they are received. 

 DC classroom spaces

Image of one of the Third Floor Flex Labs set up in Lecture format

Flex Labs on the Third Floor can be set up for lecture-style seating (above) and be reconfigured on-the-fly to support collaborative learning in work group clusters (below).

Image of a class being conducted in the Advanced Training Lab of the Duderstadt Center

The Advanced Training Labs (ATL) have been provisioned with software applications specially tailored to the curricula of the North Campus schools and colleges. Seating can be configured to accommodate up to 40 users at a time.

Studios for small groups provide staff members to assist with specialized technologies and learning techniques

The Fabrication Studio

Audio Studios

Visualization Studio