Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium

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Smith Auditorium offers a unique teaching and auditorium-style environment that allows professors the flexibility of instructing students while bringing technology use into their coursework. The room is designed to help professors and students give elaborate multimedia presentations.

General Information

Location: Sills Hall, Smith Auditorium
Hours: Open by reservation
Room Type: Classroom/Auditorium
Seating Capacity: 138
Reservations: Contact the Campus Scheduler


Please Note: As of January 8, 2018, Smith Auditorium is completely digital. All analog components including VHS and LaserDisc have been removed.

Instructor/Podium Station

  • Dual-boot Mac Mini providing OS X and Windows operating systems
    • Note: HDMI and Ethernet connnections are available at instructor's station.
  • Apple SuperDrive
  • 17" flat-panel monitor
  • A list of software for either operating system can be found here.

A/V Technologies

  • Projector
    • Booth-mounted, Panasonic PT-RZ770 Hi-Definition Laser Projector running natively at 1080p with 7200 Lumens of brightness
  • Fully digital AV system including Crestron touch panels in the closet (in the rack), on the podium and in the projection booth
  • Oppo UDP-203 4K decks: Capable of 4K, multi-region Blu-ray, standard DVD and audio files.
    • Note: Players are located in the AV closet that houses the AV rack.
  • 7.1 digital surround sound with a 15" subwoofer under the stage
  • Digital Document Camera
  • In-house event capture through AV Services
  • Voice re-enforcement if requested
  • Hearing Assist headphones

Additional Information

  • Variable 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!

Report a Classroom or Lab Issue

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