AV Pool

The AV Pool has transitioned to a new booking system called Connect2.

Sign in to the new Connect2 booking system to browse available equipment and manage reservations.

The AV Pool lends technology at no cost to Letters & Science departments instructors and staff for short-term instructional use.


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


Spring & Fall Semester: 8:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday

8-Week Summer Session: By appointment only.

The AV Pool is closed during Spring Break, Summer Break, Winter Break, major American holidays and the day after Thanksgiving. All hours are subject to change without notice.

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. Confirmation of employment status within a supported Letters & Science department may be required.

Equipment Request

Sign in to the new Connect2 booking system to browse available equipment and manage reservations.

Ask a Question Book a Reservation


Please contact us via email at avpool@lss.wisc.edu.

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

Available Equipment

See Connect2 online for a full list of equipment available for checkout, including:

  • USB-C to HDMI video adapters, and


IP Evo Document Camera
Document Cameras Tripods Tripod Tablet Mounts
Jabra Panacast
Large Group Videoconference Bars Group Videoconference
Computer & Accessories
DVD Drive
Laptops (Windows or Mac) Apple AC Adapters 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
Mini Display Port to VGA Mini Display Port to HDMI USB-A to Ethernet
USB-C to Ethernet USB-C to HDMI USB-C to VGA
Misc. & Legacy
Sony CFDS70 Not Pictured
CD/Cassette Player Field Recorder Projector Cart
Not Pictured Not Pictured Not Pictured
HDTV w/BluRay HDTV w/DVD Elevator Key