Montana State University

MSU IT Center

Renne Library Commons
P.O. Box 173240
Bozeman, MT 59717-3240
406-994-1777 | helpdesk@montana.edu

Chief Information Officer

Jerry Sheehan
jsheehan@montana.edu

Smart Classrooms

The IT Center's Audio Visual Support Service maintains the Registrar-controlled Smart Classrooms/Podiums on campus. Visit classroom locations for a complete listing of these rooms.

Hardware and Software

Smart Classrooms are generally equipped with the following items. Instructors are also encouraged to load their own choice of software. .

  • Hardware:
  • Digital projector (ceiling mounted)
  • Display screen
  • Computer or laptop connection *
  • Telephone
  • *See classroom list for more details.
  • EPS Room 103 photo
  • Software:
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Corel WordPerfect Office 12
  • iTunes
  • MS Office 2003 and 2007
    • Word
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • Outlook (2007 only)
    • Access
  • MS Internet Explorer 8
  • MS WinXP Service Pack 3
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Quicktime
  • RealPlayer
  • Shockwave and Flash plug-ins
  • Winzip 8
  • WS FTP
  • Windows MediaPlayer

Instructions & Training

The Podium Audio/Visual guide contains step-by-step operational instructions for using projectors, Smart Podium computers and/or making laptop connections. Individual training is available upon request and can be scheduled by contacting Brendon Packwood brendon.packwood@montana.edu.

Support

For immediate help with Smart Podiums while on location please contact the Help Desk (994-1777). Podium cabinets are equipped with telephones for this purpose. For other questions (admin privileges, hardware/software, etc) please contact Brendon Packwood at 994-7266.

For assistance with Smart Podiums in Roberts Hall please contact the College of Engineering (994-2272).