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Creative Media Studio (CMS) Reservation Policies

The CMS is located on the 1st floor, Learning Commons West Wing.

You may use this system to book any of the 12 PCs and 6 iMacs in the area adjacent to the CMS as well as the Audio Recording Studio located inside the CMS.

Station reservations are only available for CMS open hours. West Wing computers are only available after-hours as walk-in. 

Getting started with the Recording Studio: CMS Recording Room Tutorial

For a list of software available on the West Wing PC and iMac computers: West Wing PC Software List | West Wing iMac Software List

The West Wing computer stations are dedicated for use by CSUN students only. Reservations must be made by a student with a email address.

You may be asked to present a valid CSUN ID to use the West Wing computer stations - bring it with you!

Computer stations can only accommodate one (1) CSUN student. The recording room may accommodate up to four (4) CSUN students.

Students are allowed to reserve up to a maximum of 3 hours per day, 12 hours per week, up to two weeks in advance.

If a student does not show up within 10 minutes of the start of the reservation, the first hour of the reservation is forfeited. Any CSUN student can use it for the remainder of the hour. If a student does not show up within 60 minutes of the start of the reservation, all of the remaining reserved time slots are forfeited.

Do you need more time on the computers? We may be able to extend your reservation when we are not busy. Just ask!

For more information, please visit the Creative Media Studio webpage.

The CMS Service Desk has several 3-hour items available for checkout. These items include: headphones, drawing tablets, command keyboard covers, memory card readers, external hard drives, super drives, MIDI Keyboards, etc.

If you want to check whether or not a computer or equipment is available, call us at: (818) 677-2595. 

The Library is not responsible for the security of personal items. Any items left in and around the CMS may be removed by Library staff and placed in the Library's lost and found.

Maximum occupancy limits and other CMS policies must be adhered to or reservation privileges may be lost.

Repeated no-shows or failure to comply with established policies may result in suspension of reservation privileges and/or other library privileges.

IMPORTANT: CMS's iMac and PC stations are NOT group study rooms.

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