audiovisual resources

Instructional Resources and Media Services (IRMS) provides audiovisual infrastructure, training, and support for the SFAI community. These services enable presentations by faculty, staff, and students that incorporate a wide variety of media sources and formats, in both standard and HD resolutions. WiFi coverage throughout the campus ensures access to content on the web when needed.

AV Checkout
Located next to the Lecture Hall on the 800 Chestnut Street campus, AV Checkout provides additional resources to present media content in classrooms and exhibition spaces, and to facilitate the production of student work on campus. Equipment such as standard and HD projectors, monitors, laptops, speakers, and a wide array of media decks are available for checkout to students, faculty, and staff for on-campus use. For more information about AV Checkout, please call the Media Support Manager at 415.749.4584 or email

Lecture Hall
The 250-seat Lecture Hall hosts large classes, screenings, symposia, the Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series, and the Graduate Lecture Series, and is available to rent for events.

Professional-quality media systems support a wide variety of events, such as screening HD video, 16mm film, and all standard media; presentations with PowerPoint, Keynote, and 35mm slides; panel discussions; performances; and so on. Expert projection staff ensures that all content looks and sounds its best, and facilitates use of the space for events.

For student, faculty, or staff booking, please call the Lecture Hall Technician at 415.749.4566 or email Prospective clients may contact Romelia Santos at 415.749.4541 or