Searles Science Center, Room 315

Searles 315 is a classroom that offers professors the flexibility of instructing students in a traditional setting, while at the same time allowing them to bring technology into their instruction. The classroom is designed to help professors and students give elaborate multimedia presentations.

General Information

Location: Searles Science Center, Room 315.
Hours: Open by reservation.
Room Type: Classroom / Lecture Hall.
Seating Capacity: 95.
Reservations: Contact the Campus Scheduler.


Instructor/Podium Station:

  • Mac Mini providing Mac OS and a virtual Windows operating system.
  • 21.5" Crestron Touch Panel/Instructor Monitor.
  • AirTouch sit/stand instructor desk (Push the lever to gently raise or lower the desk to suit your needs).
    • Note: HDMI, USB, and Ethernet Laptop/iPad hook-up available at instructor's station.
  • A list of software for either operating system can be found here.

A/V Technologies

  • Panasonic PT-RZ870 Hi-Definition Laser Projector.
    • Ceiling mounted, native resolution of 1920 x 1200, 1080p (8500 Lumens of brightness).
  • Crestron touch panel control.
  • Region Free Blu-ray/DVD/CD Player.
    • Note:  Located on a shelf in the AV rack behind the Instructor Station.
  • Room Audio.
  • (2) PTZ (Pan/Tilt/Zoom) web cameras (wall mounted on far side opposite the instructor station, wall mounted behind the instructor station).
  • Digital Document Camera.
  • Vocal reinforcement Instructor:  Yes - Shure Lavaliere microphone/body pack and CatchBox Lavalier to room audio with rechargeable docks.  Both reside on top of the AV Rack next to the instructor station.​​​​​​
  • Vocal reinforcement Audience:  Yes - CatchBox Microphone to room audio.
    • NOTE:  The PTZ cameras, lavaliere and hanging microphones are the primary Zoom/MS Teams devices!
  • Overhead projector.
  • 1 projector screen.

Additional Information:

  • Wall-mounted chalk boards.
  • Window shutters.
  • Dimable, electronically controlled lighting.

Training and Support


We highly recommend that you request a training session before using this space for the first time. To request a session, click the button below.

Request Training Session


If you experience any issues in the classroom or lab, either with the AV technology or a computer, please let us know so we can fix it right away!

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