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Equipment Policies

Multimedia equipment is available for Luddy Indianapolis faculty, staff, and students who are taking classes from the Luddy Indianapolis in the current semester. With their instructor’s permission, students enrolled in an Luddy Indianapolis 300-level or higher video course are eligible to check out a high-definition video camera. Equipment is available on a first-come-first-served basis; all requests will be taken in the order received. Equipment check-out is open Monday and Thursday from 1 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. and Friday 1 P.M. to 5 P.M. Special hours for holidays and school breaks will be posted outside the door of IT 259.

All requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Equipment reservations will be cancelled if not picked up by the time equipment check-out closes on the assigned day.

Thursday and Friday pick-ups must be returned by the following Monday by 5:30 p.m. Monday pick-ups must be returned by the following Thursday by 5:30 p.m. Equipment is considered late if not returned by the due date.

A $5 late fee will be assessed to each piece of primary equipment not returned by closing time on the due date. Primary equipment is defined as video cameras, still cameras, tripods, boom poles, microphones, audio recorders, light kits and mixers. Miscellaneous cables are not considered primary equipment. Students will not be eligible to check out anything from the equipment office until their fines have been paid. Those who incur fines must see Geoff Coryell in IT462. Once the fines are paid, the student is considered in good standing and may request equipment again.

Equipment must be returned to IT 259 during open office hours. If you are unable to return your equipment by the due date, you must contact the office by phone at 274-1976 to explain the situation. Failure to do so will result in the automatic fines based on the equipment that is checked out.

It is the responsibility of the person checking out the equipment to verify that all parts listed on the check-out form are present. It is the responsibility of the person checking out the equipment to ensure that all parts are returned in working order.

All requests are invalid without a confirmation from the Luddy Indianapolis technology staff. You will be asked to show a valid form of ID (JagTag, Driver’s License, or State ID).