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.
  • 17" Instructor monitor.
  • HDMI, VGA, USB, and Ethernet Laptop/iPad connections available.
  • Logitech 1080p Webcam w/built-in microphone.
    • NOTE:  Primary Zoom/MS Teams device!
  • 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).
  • Extron touch panel controls on top of Instructor station.
  • Region Free Blu-ray/DVD/CD Player.
    • Note:  Located on a shelf within the Instructor Station.
  • Room Audio.
  • Digital Document Camera.
  • Vocal reinforcement Instructor:  Yes - CatchBox Lavalier to room audio.
  • Vocal reinforcement Audience:  Yes - CatchBox Microphone to room audio.
    • NOTE:  (The Microphone is not routed through the Mac Mini, therefore not usable as an input source for Zoom/Teams).
  • 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.

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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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