Campus Resources

AV Services

Also known as the Tech Desk, is staffed with technicians trained to operate and troubleshoot audio and visual technology on-campus.

Hours of Operation

Monday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

*Closed for school holidays.

Tech Desk Equipment Rentals

Students, faculty, and staff have access to a large inventory of A/V equipment such as: digital/video cameras, audio equipment, LCD projectors, and more. Students can rent department-specific equipment with a required reservation to the Tech Desk. If you are in the following majors, you may use equipment specialized for your needs:

  • Animation
  • Graphic Design & Graphic Design MFA
  • Interactive Arts
  • Interdisciplinary Sculpture

By reserving and checking out equipment from the Tech Desk, you acknowledge the Tech Desk's Rental Policy including the fine policies and consequences for Lost, Stolen, or Damaged equipment. 

Reservations for equipment can be made online using the WebCheckout platform. Please note that equipment may be restricted based on class enrollment and academic holds.

First time at the Tech Desk? Review our New User Guide

Classroom Technology Support

AV Services offers support to classrooms for faculty. Calls can be made for support and a technician will assist. Guides are provided below for troubleshooting basic classroom technologies.

If the issue persists, please create a service ticket using your MICA login.

Call: 410/225-2301

If you have a question about classroom technology, please email: 

Tech Desk Rental Policies

By renting any equipment from the Tech Desk/AV Services, you are agreeing to these policies.

Classroom Audio

Not getting any sound from the external speakers in your classroom? Refer to this troubleshooting guide.

General Podiums

This guide is suitable for nearly every classroom on campus. This guide provides general navigation of the various inputs within the podium.

Smart TVs

Troubleshoot your classroom's Smart TV by using the provided remote and this guide.

Mac Mini Support

Use this guide to troubleshoot your classroom's Mac Mini.

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Technology Services


Art Tech Center 1208 W Mount Royal Ave Second Floor Baltimore, MD 21217