Educational Resource Center (ERC)

Media Production Lab

Hours and Location

Location: 116 Allyn Hall

The Educational Resource Center's (ERC) Media Production Lab (MPL) is a hands-on instructional lab. It is a space for producing audio and/or visual materials quickly and inexpensively, for instructional purposes. The lab may be used by anyone.

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Services and Equipment

Many services and equipment are available in the lab. For more detailed information about equipment available, speak with an ERC staff member. Please note that some machines must be operated only by MPL staff.

  • Artwaxer®
  • Awards Maker
  • Binding: Comb and Pro-Click
  • Button Maker
  • Color Printing
  • Computers
  • Dry Mount Press
  • Die Cuts: Ellison & VariQuest
  • Laminators: Hot & Cold
  • Matte & Paper Cutters
  • Photoshop Elements
  • Posters: Full-Color, 2-Color
  • Multimedia Rooms
  • READ Posters
  • SMART Board


Many supplies are available for purchase in the lab. Individuals may bring their own supplies, however, machine-specific supplies must be purchased from the lab.

Methods of Payment

Supply prices are based on cost recovery. Supplies may be purchased with a Wright1 card, Department Wright 1 card, cash, personal checks, or MPL supply cards. University procurement cards or credit/debit cards cannot be accepted.

Supply Cards

The MPL sells its own supply cards in $5 and $10 denominations. A supply card works like a debit card; the cost of purchased supplies is deducted from the card. Supply cards have no expiration date. Please note lost or stolen supply cards will not be replaced.


Classes may be taught in the Media Production Lab. During these times the lab is closed. Open lab hours are scheduled around the classes. The lab's schedule may change from week to week. Please call 937-775-2883 in advance or check the schedule posted outside the lab for hours of operation.

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