Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Kresge Auditorium offers auditorium-style lecture capabilities as well as hosting larger events and symposiums. The auditorium can offer event recording and livestreaming from multiple camera angles, has a dedicated AV sound-proof booth and a full stage. As a classroom, Kresge can allow faculty and students to give elaborate audio and video presentations.

General Information

Location: Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium.
Hours: Open by reservation.
Room Type: Auditorium.
Seating Capacity: 262.
Reservations: Contact the Campus Scheduler.


Instructor/Podium Station:

  • MacBook Pro providing Mac OS and a virtual Windows operating system.
  • A list of software for either operating system can be found here.
  • HDMI, VGA, and Ethernet Laptop/iPad connections available.

A/V Technologies:

  • Panasonic PT-RZ870 Hi-Definition Laser Projector.
    • Wall mounted (in the projection booth), native resolution of 1920 x 1200, 1080p (8500 Lumens of brightness).
  • Extron Push-button System Controller (located stage left in custom mill-work and in the projection booth).
  • Region Free Blu-ray/DVD/CD Player.
    • Note: Player is located stage left on a shelf in custom mill-work.
  • Room Audio.
  • Vocal reinforcement Instructor:  Yes, upon request.
  • Vocal reinforcement Audience:  Yes, upon request.

Additional Information:

  • Mobile white board.
  • Lighting control located stage left in custom mill-work.

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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