AV Pool

Van Hise Construction Impact on AV Pool Service

Due to Van Hise construction the AV Pool will be temporarily modifying its services for the Fall 2021 semester. 

Short-term equipment checkouts are available, but may be in limited quantities. 

To assist courses normally scheduled in Van Hise Hall we are offering extended loan periods for computers, adapters, and projectors to instructors placed in rooms without technology. This equipment is subject to availability and AV Pool Manager discretion.

During regular operations the AV Pool provides a wide range of technology at no cost to Letters & Science departments and programs for short-term instructional use.


The AV Pool is located in 259A Van Hise Hall adjacent to the commons area on the second floor.


All hours are subject to change without notice.

Fall 2021 Semester Hours:

8:30am – 4pm, Monday – Friday

Due to construction there may be times when the AV Pool is not directly staffed. Please see Ken Fager in 271 Van Hise Hall or schedule an appointment via avpool@lss.wisc.edu.

8-Week Summer Session Hours:

8:00am – 4pm, Monday – Friday.

The AV Pool is closed during Spring Break, Summer Break, Winter Break and major American holidays.

Getting Started

If you have not previously borrowed from the AV Pool you will need to register in person to reserve equipment. A Wiscard and campus email address is required. Appointments outside of regular hours are not required.

Make a Request

All AV Pool requests can be sent to us by filling out the this form.

Support Contact

Technical support is available during hours of operation by calling (608) 262 – 1678.

Support requests may also be made by sending an email to avpool@lss.wisc.edu.

Available Equipment

Document PowerShot Tripod
Tripod Tablet Mount Camcorder Group Videoconference
Computer & Accessories
MacBook Air – macOS & Windows iPad Apple AC Adapters
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DVD Drive Headset International AC Adapter
Speaker & Microphone Presentation Remote  USB-A to Multi
Videoconference Light Kit Video Projector Video Projector Screen
Computer Adapter
HDMI to VGA Lightning to HDMI Lightning to VGA
MicroHDMI to VGA Mini Display Port to VGA Mini Display Port to HDMI
USB-A to Ethernet USB-C to Ethernet USB-C to HDMI
Miscellaneous & Legacy
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CD / Cassette Player Field Recorder Projector Cart
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Portable Address System Slide Projector VCR
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HDTV w/ BluRay HDTV w/ DVD Elevator Key


LSS Staff Contact

Ken Fager

Position title: AV Pool Manager

Email: kfager@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-4471

271 Van Hise Hall