Anyone who uses DMS equipment must follow the established access policy. Failure to do so may result in fines or revocation of privileges.
Equipment is available for loan only to University at Buffalo SUNY students currently enrolled in a Media Study production class to which a lab fee is attached. The lab fee of $125.00 is charged to the student’s account and will show up as "DMS Lab fee". Equipment is to be used for production classes or production-oriented independent study projects only. In order to borrow equipment you must:
Reservations: Equipment and Labs may be reserved online from the link below. Please read and understand the terms of the equipment access policy prior to borrowing equipment:
When borrowing equipment from the Equipment Room (referred to hereafter as "ER"), borrowers (referred to hereafter as "you") accept that:
Violations and Fines:
Habitual or repeated disregard for equipment and the equipment access policy may result in the loss of access privileges. The fine for late return of equipment is $10/day; late return of keys is $5/day. Anyone who receives three fines or warnings during one semester will have their access privileges revoked. Access may be restored by the approval of a written petition to the Equipment Committee.
ANY OUTSTANDING FINES MUST BE PAID IN ORDER TO HAVE ACCESS PRIVILEGES RESTORED. ALL FINES MUST BE PAID BY CASHIER'S CHECK OR MONEY ORDER made out to “UNIVERSITY at BUFFALO.” If you have incurred a fine, you must talk to the Director of Equipment & Facilities before remitting. Violations that may result n fines or revocation of access include, but are not limited to:
Grievance procedures are in accord with the Bulletin of Undergraduate Education and the Graduate School Policies and Procedures. Written grievances must be submitted to the Equipment Manager and the Chair of Media Study. If a resolution is not reached, the grievance may be taken to the DMS Faculty through the DMS Chair.
If you have any questions regarding DMS equipment policy, please contact the Director of Equipment and Facilities.
Director of Equipment and Facilities:
237 Center for Arts