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Located on the 1st floor of the Kent State University Library, the Student Multimedia Studio (SMS) provides currently enrolled KSU students with a wide range of multimedia equipment, software, and support. At the Student Multimedia Studio, students can create PowerPoint, web, video & audio presentations and e-Portfolios, as well as scan and edit documents and photographs, create graphics and animation and receive one-on-one instructional support from peer mentors or professional staff. The SMS is one of many nodes in the Design Innovation ecosystem at Kent State.
The SMS is once again open 7 days per week during the semester, and available first come, first served except for a select few resources that are available via reservation - the video editing suites, video digitization, audio recording booth and ASL / video conferencing. The SMS maintains the safety protocols established by the university of physical distancing and requiring all users (regardless of vaccination status) to wear masks. For more information about the University Library's Hours and Operating Modifications visit the Coronavirus Service Updates page.
Click the links below for more information about each specialty station in the SMS.
Please note that the SMS is adhering to the Flashes Safe Eight principles and the protocols established by the university in response to the Coronavirus. All users, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear facial coverings inside buildings on campus. Those with medical exemptions should have already made arrangements - either through SAS as a student, or through HR as faculty/staff/visitor - prior to their arrival.
Fall 2021 semester
Fall Break 2021 (Oct. 14 - 17)
Visit the Hours & Contact Info page for more details.
The Student Multimedia Studio employs a team of Student Consultants to assist in the operations of the makerspace. To apply for a job at the SMS, visit the Jobs for Students page on the University Libraries website.
The SMS is looking to hire one additional student employee this semester.