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Information on systems specific to the needs of the classrooms, faculty, and students at Mason.

Audiovisual Equipment Checkout

Service Summary Classroom and Lab Technologies (CaLT) lends audiovisual equipment to faculty, staff, and students for class use during the instructional day. Getting This Service… (READ MORE)

Blackboard App

Service Summary The Blackboard App is designed especially for students to view content and participate in courses. The app is available on iOS and Android… (READ MORE)

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Service Summary Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is an interactive web conferencing and virtual classroom environment designed for teaching and learning and real-time collaboration. It is available… (READ MORE)

Blackboard Courses

Service Summary Blackboard Courses provides a secure login system and tools to create and administer face-to-face and online courses. Some of these tools include discussion… (READ MORE)

Blackboard Mobile Instructor App

Service Summary The Blackboard Instructor app offers a native environment to access your course content; however, some features may be limited depending on the mobile device… (READ MORE)

Blackboard Mobile Student App

Service Summary The Blackboard app offers a native environment to access your course content; however, some features can be limited depending on the mobile device… (READ MORE)

Classroom Support

UPDATE: SPRING 2021 Due to COVID-19, audiovisual equipment is unavailable for checkout for the fall 2020 semester. Service Summary Classroom and Lab Technologies (CaLT) provides… (READ MORE)

Collaborative Learning Areas

Service Summary Collaborative learning areas are designed to facilitate group work. Spaces can be modified to best suit your group’s needs. Key Features Fly Space: Features… (READ MORE)

Computer Labs

Service Summary Computer labs offer the university community access to computing resources and a variety of software in support of learning, teaching, and research. Labs… (READ MORE)

Game Design Lab

UPDATE: THE GAME DESIGN LAB IS CLOSED FOR COMPUTER USAGE For the Spring 2021 semester, the Game Design Lab (located within the STAR Lab) will… (READ MORE)


Service Summary Kaltura is a video management tool that allows faculty and students to create, host, and share video and audio inside the Blackboard Courses… (READ MORE)

Learning Space Design

Service Summary Learning Space Design (LSD) supports the design, engineering, and implementation of classroom technologies to support teaching and learning on all Mason campuses. LSD… (READ MORE)

Mobile Mason

Service Summary Mobile Mason provides you with up-to-date information including: Go Maps Transit Schedules Virtual Tour Stay Events Dining Bookstore Work Blackboard HR Library Labs… (READ MORE)

Multimedia Production

Service Summary The STAR Lab is an excellent resource for working on multimedia and art projects. All multimedia PCs and Macs are equipped with the… (READ MORE)


Service Summary All users see the same information including the Home, Libraries, Organizations, Life@Mason, and the Help tabs. All users see the Organizations tab, a… (READ MORE)

PBworks Wiki

Service Summary PBworks Wiki is a Mason-sponsored, commercially hosted service based on a campus edition license arrangement with Wikis are digital documents or complete… (READ MORE)


Service Summary Qualtrics is a web-based survey tool to conduct survey research, evaluations, and other data collection activities. The Mason community can use this research suite… (READ MORE)

Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

Service Summary Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom web browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard/Courses. Instructors can choose to require the Respondus… (READ MORE)


Service Summary SafeAssign is a plagiarism education and prevention service available through Blackboard to all faculty, students, and staff. It supports a multi-faceted approach to… (READ MORE)

Scantron Machine

Service Summary A Scantron machine is available for use in the Collaborative Learning Hub (CLUB). The Scantron test grading machine examines test forms and marks… (READ MORE)

Software Installation

Service Summary ITS manages and maintains the equipment and software in university classrooms and labs, as well as for the Citrix Virtual Lab. Key Features… (READ MORE)

Sound Space

Service Summary The sound space contains special equipment and soundproofing to provide an ideal environment to record voice or edit audio. Key Features Equipment in… (READ MORE)

Technology Conference Room

Service Summary The Technology Conference Room seats 20 people and features a projector, portable presentation computers, a video conferencing package, and plugs for laptops to… (READ MORE)

Video Editing

Service Summary Editing stations equipped with specialized video and film software are available for post-production work. Edit, create, and export videos using STAR Lab resources. Student… (READ MORE)

Video Production Services

Service Summary GMU-TV is a professional, full-service video production facility that specializes in creating educational content, research and scholarship communications, and marketing and outreach videos… (READ MORE)

Video Production Studio

Service Summary A production studio space is available for students, faculty, and staff to be used for a wide range of video, still photography, or… (READ MORE)


Service Summary Videoconference services are available upon request for a variety of administrative and academic events (meetings, classes, town halls, dissertations, and interviews, etc.) that… (READ MORE)

Webex Meetings

Webex Retirement Cisco Webex service offerings are being phased out at Mason to provide a more streamlined set of services. Alternate solutions are available including Zoom,… (READ MORE)

Webex Teams

Webex Retirement Cisco Webex service offerings are being phased out at Mason to provide a more streamlined set of services. Alternate solutions are available including Zoom,… (READ MORE)

WordPress Course Blogs

Service Summary Course Blogs is powered by WordPress, a web-publishing platform that enables site builders to set up a web presence quickly and easily. It… (READ MORE)