IMS has a pool of checkout equipment including laptops, data projectors, video cameras, and more. This equipment can be requested by Whitman faculty, students, and staff for academic and administrative purposes.

*Checking out equipment from IMS will look a little different this year.  We now ask that you send an email to to make your reservation.  If you would simply like to schedule an appointment to see what's available, please send IMS an appointment request.

IMS equipment is not for personal use.

IMS fees and pricing

Instructional Multimedia Services

Hunter 202

Due to CoVID, we will not have open office hours this year.  Please email us to schedule an appointment between the hours of 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday through Friday. 

IMS offers checkout, delivery, setup, and operation of multimedia equipment. IMS requests two (2) business days notice for classes between 8 am and 4 pm Monday through Friday and five (7) business days notice for all other needs. We may not be able to provide the support you need without sufficient notice. Equipment may be checked out for a maximum of 5 business days.  Equipment under high demand may be reduced to shorter checkout times. 

Available equipment includes:

  • DVD/VCR Combos
  • Data projectors (for projecting computer, video, and document camera images)
  • Presentation remotes (USB and Bluetooth)
  • Document cameras (for projecting pictures, text, and 3D objects)
  • Camcorders (flash memory and flip HD)
  • Portable voice recorders/players
  • Portable projection screens
  • Tripods
  • Laptops Mac & PC (only available to faculty and staff)
  • Conference call VOIP phones (only available to faculty and staff)

*Checkout equipment will not be set-up by IMS if there are other spaces on campus that have built-in tech and are available for use.  If requesting a laptop to use in a space that has built-in projection, we will not deliver and set up.