Equipment Checkout

Due to Covid-19 guidelines and campus closures, the Equipment Room is closed for Spring 2020. If you have equipment needs for an FMS specific project, please contact Natalie Minik.

WebCheckout Patron Portal
Choose the 'Film and Media Studies | 95 Talbot' Checkout Center

Equipment Room Location
163 Packard Ave, Barnum Hall
Lower Level, Room 25

Equipment Policy
Equipment is reserved for students in Film and Media Studies production courses. Students interested in making class projects for other departments or for personal work can contact the Digital Design Studio in Tisch Library to fulfill their equipment needs.

Checkout Rules

  • The student must be currently enrolled in a FMS production class at Tufts University in order to sign out
  • Equipment must be checked out and returned during regular cage hours (see website for hours).
  • All equipment reservations must be submitted at least 12 hours in advance of checkout.
  • Failure to return equipment on time will result in loss of checkout privileges.
  • Equipment may be checked out for 24 hours. For example, equipment checked out on Thursday is due back
    on Friday. Weekend are considered 24 hour checkouts (ie. equipment checked out on Friday is due
  • Equipment must be stored in a secure location. Theft due to unsecured handling will be the responsibility of
    the student.
  • Damage caused by gross neglect will be the student’s responsibility.
  • Any item or kit returned in a highly disorganized state, or showing signs of gross neglect and improper
    care, will result in loss of privileges.
  • Please notify cage personnel if you notice any problems with equipment while it’s in your care.