About the Audiovisual Department

Overview of the AV Department


The AV Department primarily serves the instructional media needs of the faculty and staff at Miramar College. In addition, the AV Department features student media viewing stations for course-related media viewing.



Check In/Out Procedure

The AV Department primarily serves the instructional media needs of the faculty, staff, administrators, and the ASC (Associated Student Council) of Miramar College. Students may NOT check out equipment. However, a student may pick up equipment that has been reserved by their instructor. Students picking up equipment for their instructor must leave a current photo ID and with a dated note from their instructor. Safely returning equipment is the instructor’s responsibility.

AV Training Available

AV Training

The Audio Visual Department is happy to provide training sessions on how to utilize the AV equipment in the classrooms as well as equipment available for checkout. All training sessions must be scheduled in advance. Please be sure to check AV’s office hours as training can be arranged day or evening.

When scheduling a training you will need to provide the following information:

Special Events

SPECIAL EVENTS are events requiring AV equipment setup, production, and assistance.

For production assistance, please submit the Special Event Request form (see "Important Documents")to the AV Department at least one week prior to the requested production date for consideration/approval.

The AV Department can also help you with your production needs, such as:

Other Services

AV Equipment Troubleshooting and Repair

The AV Department maintains and repairs District audio-visual equipment. Please notify the AV Department immediately if equipment is not working properly if a warning message appears. Phone (619) 388-7317 or Email

Contact The AV Department

To contact the AV department you can:
  • E-mail to
  • Call (619) 388-7317 to speak to AV staff or leave a message.
  • Walk into room L-111 and talk to AV staff during business hours.
  • Leave a message with the Library staff.
  • If your need is urgent, Library staff can page AV staff.

Please do not use staff e-mail addresses for AV requests.

Video Collection

All AV materials owned by Miramar College Library/LRC are cataloged along with books in the Library's online catalog.

Many more titles are made available through our membership in the County's cooperative, also known as the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE). The media library has a collection of thousands of media titles in VHS or DVD format. You must be a current faculty member to check out videos.

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