- Willey Hall partition - The large motorized partition in Willey Hall 125 and 175 was replaced. See photos of the construction and finished product here.
- Video conferencing classrooms - Magrath 4, Peik 165, and Peters 145 were added to the OCM inventory.
- Furnishing upgrades - Keller 3-230 and Borlaug 335 and 365 received new furniture, finishes, lighting, and A/V equipment.
- Technology feature upgrades were completed in more than 50 rooms. Room features can be found on the newly revised room inventory page.
- STSS 114 - Two classrooms in the Science Teaching & Student Services building (STSS) were combined to provide increased capacity for an Active Learning Classroom (ALC).The new room seats 171 students and offers the same active learning functionality as before.
August 2013 Archives
Several general purpose classrooms and study spaces are being upgraded during the summer. Detailed project information is available on the OCM website, but a few highlights include:
Technology Updates: OCM updated classroom equipment in more than 50 rooms.
AppleTV expansion: Apple TV enables users to display presentations from an iPad or Apple computer using a wireless network.
Willey partition: The large motorized partition in Willey Hall 125 & 175 has been replaced.
Increased capacity ALC: STSS rooms 114 and 118 are being combined. The new room will seat 171 students and have the same active learning functionality.
Furniture Updates: Keller 3-230, Borlaug 335, and Borlaug 365 received new furniture, finishes, lighting, and A/V equipment.
Amundson Hall: The south face of Amundson Hall has been replaced as part of the Gore Annex addition and infrastructure updates. All general purpose classrooms on the first and second floors have new windows or are on the new curtain wall.
- Card access and accessibility: All general purpose classrooms in Lind and Kolthoff Halls received new card access systems and improved handicap access.
Room assignments for fall 2013 are available on the Class Schedule. Please review assignments for your department to ensure all classes requiring a general purpose classroom have been assigned.Room assignments are subject to change prior to the start of the term. While this usually only affects a small number of classes, the Office of Classroom Management (OCM) encourages instructors to verify their classroom assignment before the first class meeting.
If fall 2013 reserved group seats have not been released by departments, they will be on. Reserved group seats are always released the before the first day each semester.
You may choose to release reserved seats prior to Guidelines for the Management of Reserved Group Seats are available to help department schedulers determine the appropriate release date. For questions on how to release reserved seats, contact the Student Records Training Team.to increase enrollment.
During the summer, the large motorized partition in Willey Hall 125 and 175 was replaced. Check out photos of the construction and finished product here.
Two classrooms in Science Teaching & Student Services (STSS) are also undergoing a summer project. In order to provide more room for an Active Learning Classroom (ALC), STSS rooms 114 and 118 have been combined. The new room will seat 171 students and offer the same active learning functionality as before. The project will be completed by the start of the fall 2013 semester.
New Faculty Orientation will take place August 20-22. The three days of orientation will introduce faculty to critical information, resources, and support for research, teaching, and outreach efforts. For more information regarding the agenda and online registration, click here.
The Office of Classroom Management (OCM) will also provide an overview of its support and services that is included in faculty orientation materials.
There are a large number of classes on the fall 2013 class schedule that have a room assignment but no enrolled students. If you do not plan to offer a class, cancel the class in ECS as soon as possible.Changing the enrollment capacity to zero and checking the "no print" box in ECS will not release the classroom assignment. You must cancel the class in ECS. When you do, notify Scheduling of the cancellation.
Room assignments for fall 2013 and spring 2014 are now available on the Class Schedule. Please review assignments for your department to ensure all classes requiring a general purpose classroom have been assigned. Contact Schedulingwith any questions about general purpose classroom assignments.
The Office of Classroom Management (OCM) only finds a general purpose classroom for classes with a blank Facility ID in ECS. If the Facility ID field is populated, OCM is not actively looking for a classroom for your class. This includes being populated with a virtual space, such as ROOM000TBA or AHCROOMTBA.
Room assignments are subject to change prior to the start of term. While this usually only affects a small number of classes, OCM encourages instructors to verify their classroom assignment before the first class meeting.