Labs & Equipment

March 16, 2020 update: Greenlee labs, equipment check-out, audio booths, Anderson Studio and focus group room are not available during the spring and summer 2020 period of online instruction due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. More details will be shared as they become available.

Hamilton Hall Labs

The Greenlee School supports six labs in Hamilton Hall that are open for undergraduate use. Rooms 001 and 007 are available during open lab hours. Rooms 008, 010A, 010B and 012 are used as teaching classrooms, but are open to undergraduate students during open lab hours if not reserved for class use. Times reserved for class use are posted outside of each lab. The Greenlee School also supports one lab (Room 004) for Greenlee graduate students, accessible at all times. All labs are equipped with Apple computers and relevant software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, Apple Final Cut Studio) for Greenlee, LAS and university students. Each lab also supports monochrome and color printing. No food or drink is permitted in the labs.

March 16, 2020 update: Labs are closed during the period of virtual instruction due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. More details will be shared as they become available.


Call 515-294-3923 or email

Media Equipment

Greenlee has media equipment available for checkout for students currently enrolled in approved ADVRT, JL MC, or PR courses that incorporate multimedia projects in the coursework. Greenlee media equipment is available for check out in 016 Hamilton Hall.

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If you are a student enrolled at Iowa State (but not in approved Greenlee courses), you can check out media equipment at no charge from Iowa State IT Equipment Checkout at 91 Durham Hall. Laptop checkout is available in the Tech Lending Room in 140 Parks Library. Learn more about university equipment and laptop checkout.

Hamilton Hall TVs

Hear the audio for the TVs in the Hamilton Hall commons area.

TV 1

TV 2

TV 3

TV 4 — HamiltonOne Stream

Audio Booths

Hamilton Hall has two audio booths containing recording and editing equipment that are available to Greenlee students. They are located in 001A Hamilton Hall. Make reservations in 016 Hamilton Hall or at

Anderson Studio

The Anderson Studio (002 Hamilton Hall) is available by reservation for specific photojournalism courses (24 hours in advance, with instructor approval). It is also available to Greenlee student media organizations (48 hours in advance, with Greenlee administration approval). Student media shoots must be booked by the publication’s director of photography. Make reservations in 016 Hamilton Hall.

The studio is not available to outside departments or publications. No food or drink is permitted in the studio.

Focus Group Room

The focus group room and control room in Hamilton Hall are available to Greenlee students and campus departments by reservation. To make a reservation, call 515-294-4342 or stop by 101 Hamilton Hall. No food or drink is permitted in these rooms.