Classroom Technology Services (CTS) supports university faculty by providing audiovisual service and resources including 165 media rich classrooms and portable AV equipment to accommodate instructional needs. Additionally, CTS supports the delivery of instruction using video streaming, video production, and videoconferencing options. When not supporting faculty in the academic classroom, CTS extends its resources and services to the broader university community on a fee basis.
Faculty Helpline (813) 974-2382
CTS is here to help faculty in the classroom with just-in-time answers for equipment operation and technology support.
Media Enhanced Classrooms
165 general use classrooms are equipped with instructional technology. Equipment packages range from a full product suite consisting of a data projector, desktop PC with internet access and electronic annotation, DVD/VCR deck, document camera and sound system to a more basic set-up such as a data projector and desktop PC.
USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. ADA accessible teaching stations are available throughout the General Use Classrooms. If any faculty has a disability and requires an ADA accessible teaching station, contact your department's scheduler prior to the deadline listed in the Class Scheduling Timetable. This Timetable is found at http://www.ods.usf.edu/Space/
Additionally, General Use Auditoria are equipped with Assistive Listening Devices. For more information, contact Audiovisual Services at (813) 974-2380.
Technology classrooms can be scheduled by contacting USF's Central Space Office at (813) 974-8416 or CentralSpaceOffice@acad.usf.edu. Find room information and locations at Media Enhanced Classrooms
Click Here to see the technology in each classroom, and learn how to operate it.
Enhanced Learning Technologies
CTS provides the technology and infrastructure to facilitate Distance Learning. Several classrooms are designed to support videoconferencing and video streaming. These classrooms can be scheduled by contacting CTS at (813) 974-2874. For information on Telecourse licensing and Distance Learning coordination services, including listings in local, state and national distance learning catalogs, contact University College at (813) 974-7984
More About CTS Services
Faculty can schedule multimedia equipment for delivery to the classroom or for check-out at the AV Services Counter. Individual instruction for any equipment is available by appointment.
Examples of available equipment
- Laptops (Mac & PC)
- Data Projectors
- Digital Camcorders
- Document Cameras
- Portable IP Videoconferencing Systems
- Close-Captioned Monitors
- Assistive Listening Devices
- Equipment Delivery (Word) (PDF)
- Faculty Equipment Check-Out (Word) (PDF)
- Rental Equipment Check-Out (Word) (PDF)
- Duplication Services (Word) (PDF)
- Price Sheet (PDF)
Video Streaming/i2 (813) 974-1783
Courses can be streamed for either real-time or on-demand viewing. USF is a member of i2, a high performance network connecting educational, research and government institutions.
Videoconferencing (813) 974-2874
Connect campus and off-campus locations using interactive (two-way) video and audio technology. Portable videoconference units are available for delivery or check-out at the AV counter.
Audio Production (813) 974-2874
Coordinate, set-up and operate sound systems for a variety of USF special events.
Video Production (813) 974-8491
Audio/Video production specializing in live and staged events, seminars and meetings. Post production services are also available for editing, DVD authoring and compression.
Instruction & Training (813) 974-2874
Group orientations for classroom technology or individual sessions by appointment are available for faculty.
Other USF Audiovisual Resources
Work for CTS! CTS offers a variety of employment opportunities each semester.
- Application Form (Word)
- Employment Information Sheet (Word)