Technology-Enhanced Learning Spaces

Technology enhanced learning spaces at Northwestern foster opportunities for teaching and learning by integrating learning technology, such as computers, specialized software, assistive listening devices, networking, and audio/visual capabilities. These spaces are available to the University community and require a reservation prior to use.

Northwestern Information Technology Academic & Research Technologies provides services for over one hundred technology-enhanced learning spaces directly controlled by the Office of the Registrar on the Evanston campus and several more contracted by specific University schools and departments on the Evanston and Chicago campuses. Services for these spaces include user training and orientation, computer and classroom control system oversight and maintenance, and immediate user assistance.

All technology-enhanced learning spaces support video projection from a laptop. Some rooms contain resident computers. More information can be found at: Evanston classroom locations and Chicago classroom locations.

Features of Technology-Enhanced Learning Spaces:

In general,  are equipped with the following:

  • Ceiling mounted projector and projection screen
  • Laptop connection cables - HDMI, VGA, Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt)
  • DVD
  • Sound system
  • Touch screen Control system
  • Telephone

Some classrooms have additional resources, which may include:

  • Resident Computer with both Mac & Windows operating systems w/DVD-RW
  • Microphone (wireless hand-held and/or lavaliere)
  • Document Camera
  • Stereo Sound
  • Wireless Presentation clicker/Mouse
  • USB extension cable for USB drives

Additional Information

Support Contacts

Support Contact:

IT Support Center
Central service desk for students, faculty, and staff.
847-491-4357 (1-HELP)
Submit a Support Request

For immediate in-classroom support, contact:
7-ROOM Support
Smart Classroom Helpdesk
847-46 7-ROOM (7666)