Media Commons is a University-wide initiative to help enrich students' educations by creating digital content for their coursework. The Media Commons provides all campuses within Penn State with a common set of computing tools, a common set of support materials, and a common set of opportunities to create digital media of all kinds.
- Location: 12B Conference Center
- Phone: 724-334-6766
- Hours: See Computer Center Hours
Access to the Studio
Students, faculty and staff are all welcome to use the studio. Reservations are not mandatory, but will ensure that the room is available during the time you plan to use it. You can reserve the studio in person or by phone at the help desk in the Computer Center (724-334-6081). You can also submit an online reservation request by completing the Media Services request form. Please contact the help desk if you need to cancel a reservation, so others can use the room.
iMacs available in three convenient locations: Library, Computer Center, and the Media Commons Studio.
Also available in the studio:
- green screen
- DVD/VCR deck
At the Help Desk for sign-out: additional equipment (video cameras, mics, tripods, and audio recorders)
iPads are available for sign-out from the campus Instructional Design department. Contact Deborah Sillman (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information.
Training and Support
- Getting Started with Penn State New Kensington Media Commons (.pdf)
- Media Commons website
- Tutorials from Lynda.com
Local training and support questions can be directed to Deborah Sillman (email@example.com).
Computer Center Helpdesk Support
044 Blissell Library & Computer Center Building
Submit a helpdesk request
Hours of Operation
Spring Break (3/9 - 3/13)
M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
M-Th: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
F: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
- Academic Support
- Information Technology