Van Hise Hall Information

All services are offered free of charge unless otherwise specified. Some services are restricted to faculty and staff teaching courses in the College of Letters & Science.

AV Pool (259A Van Hise / 262-1678)
Instructors may borrow computers, projectors, and other equipment for short-term use.  Reservations are recommended. See AV Pool for more information.

Classroom Media Support
The majority of classrooms in Van Hise are General Assignment classroooms and
are supported by an FP&M unit called Classroom Media Support. Use the special phone in the classroom for support or contact (608)890-4900 /

We manage and support a handful of classrooms on the 2nd floor in Van Hise including: 250, 254, 286, 290, and 294.  See LSS Classrooms for more information.

Classroom Conditions
We provide dry erase markers, erasers, and similar supplies in the classrooms we manage, the majority of which can be found in our break room.

For issues related to lighting, temperature, vandalism, flooding, and all other building/maintenance related issues, please contact Physical Plant Customer Service at 263-3333.

Computer Labs
Individual Use: There is an InfoLab on the 4th floor in room 464.
Group Use (L&S courses only): There is one computer lab available for ad hoc use by L&S courses .  Reservations made be made through our online form.

Consulting (L&S courses only)
L&S Instructional Design Collaborative staff work with instructors, staff, and departments in the College of Letters & Science to create modern and effective learning experiences using established course design principles and technical expertise. More information at

Access to/from floors 2-5 for authorized users only. Please let your supervisor know if you still need access. Instructors from Van Hise departments may request access from their departments. All others contact Dustin Ludke / 265-8301.

Van Hise Hall is generally open to the public on weekdays from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. It is closed on weekends and holidays.

Lost and Found (259A Van Hise / 262-1678)
Items may be turned in to or claimed at the IT Service Desk in Van Hise room 259A.

Vending Machines (3rd Floor Near Elevators)
Refunds may be obtained from Canteen by calling 800-557-1216.

Videoconferencing (L&S Departments Only)
L&S Learning Support Services offers video conferencing facilities for individuals and groups of up to 24 people. See Video Conferencing.

Viewing Rooms
General Assignment Classrooms (including rooms 104, 114) are reserved through your department Timetable contact or by contacting Curricular Services at 262-6345.
Additional facilities are available for L&S courses and student groups through LSS Reservations and Language Institute Reservations.