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Classroom Technology

For on-campus classes, classroom equipment is available for use 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. seven days a week for the duration of each academic term and during finals week. Visit the Classroom Technology page on blink to learn how to request and use technology in UC San Diego classrooms, and get information about general assignment lecture halls and classrooms on the Classroom Details page. 

Quick Start Guides

Speciality Equipment

Non-standard and specialty equipment may be ordered for classroom use: multi-standard VHS players and code-free DVD and Blu-ray Disc players (for media from foreign countries), 16 mm and slide projectors, camcorders, video document cameras, and additional microphones. Some equipment and locations may require a technician for operation and fees may apply. Order equipment at at least three businessdays in advance to ensure availability and avoid late order fees.

Connecting to Media Systems & the Wi-Fi Network

Connect to general assignment classroom media systems and the campus network from a user-provided laptop. Many departments offer laptops for loan to their faculty.

Laptop Tips

  • Always have your AC power supply.
  • Carry a device-specific VGA video adapter with you.
  • HDMI connections are available in most rooms. Your laptop may require an HDMI adapter.
  • Familiarize yourself with your device’s monitor resolution and mirroring controls before your first class. 

Wireless Network Access

All classrooms offer wireless internet connectivity. Machine registration is required before connecting to the UC San Diego network. If you're having trouble, call the ITS Service Desk at (858) 536-4357 for assistance.

Shutting Down After Class

  1. Conserve energy and reduce expensive projector lamp replacement by using the  touchscreen control’s System Off option to shut down all systems before you leave.
  2. Turn microphone power off and return to the designated drawer
  3. Wrap cables and return to wall hooks.


Call (858) 534-5784 for immediate assistance or email