Center for Information Technology


CIT’s audiovisual (AV) department provides the audiovisual resources required to support the academic mission of the college. The department’s role on campus takes many forms, from videoconferencing to event support to setting up and supporting our various technologically enhanced classrooms. Offices are on the fourth floor of Mudd Center.

Audiovisual Hours

AV staff research, procure, and install the equipment necessary to create and maintain the technology-enhanced classrooms on campus. These classrooms generally have a projector system and instructor station. Many use the latest technology—LED displays, high lumen projectors, and digital control panels.

AV staff will provide training on the use of specific smart classrooms. To request a training session, visit

AV maintains an inventory of equipment available for checkout to students, faculty, and staff for academic use. Rental charges apply for departmental and student organizational use. AV does not make any equipment available for personal use. Equipment for checkout includes:

  • digital audio recorders
  • digital cameras
  • lighting kits
  • portable sound systems
  • portable videoconferencing equipment
  • projectors

The AV equipment list below is for reference only. For specific details about equipment, to inquire about availability, or make a reservation, contact the AV office at at  or 440-775-8757.

AV provides and maintains equipment across campus to support videoconferencing.

List of Videoconferencing Capable Classrooms

Zoom is the standard videoconferencing software for Oberlin. Please consult our Knowledge Base for more information on how to use Zoom and advice on best practices.

With proper advanced notification, AV can provide event support by way of delivery and setup of large-venue portable projectors and screens. You must notify the AV department a minimum two weeks before the event. Please visit to request this service.