Visualization Studio

Exterior of Visualization Studio, wrapped in a colorful lenticular designA large audience watches a presentation with colorful graphics displayed on floor to ceiling screens.An overhead shot of a large group watching a presentation in the Visualization Studio. Group picture of Critical Media Making Showcase from 2021Student presenting a final project to their class in the Visualization Studio. Student presenting a final project to their class in the Visualization Studio. Colorful exterior of studio, with music notation, scientific diagrams, manuscript lettering and symbols
Exterior of Visualization Studio, wrapped in a colorful lenticular design
A large audience watches a presentation with colorful graphics displayed on floor to ceiling screens.
An overhead shot of a large group watching a presentation in the Visualization Studio.
Group picture of Critical Media Making Showcase from 2021
Student presenting a final project to their class in the Visualization Studio.
Student presenting a final project to their class in the Visualization Studio.
Colorful exterior of studio, with music notation, scientific diagrams, manuscript lettering and symbols

Building: D. H. Hill Jr. Library

Floor: Third Floor, Tower

NC State University students, faculty, and staff can request to reserve the Visualization Studio for these uses: 

  • Class visits 
  • Special instruction and active learning session 
  • Workshops
  • Research / Project exhibitions
  • Masters & PhD Defenses

The Visualization Studio is an immersive visual and auditory space, designed to showcase engaging content from every college and department at NC State. With multiple high-definition projectors and a specifically configured computer, the Visualization Studio presents seamless 360-degree visual content and imagery for compelling teaching and learning experiences, research presentations, and other special projects and events.

If you need a meeting room or other event space, students and faculty can reserve a group study or faculty room. There are also more spaces available through Campus Enterprises (RAVE) and the McKimmon Center

  •   How do I reserve and access this space?

    Fill out the request form and a Libraries staff member will be in touch with you in 2-3 business days. Please submit the request at least 14 days in advance of the requested date.

    Wolfpack One Card is required for entry.

  •   Room specs & details

    Health & safety warning

    The Visualization Studio provides an immersive experience that may affect people with sensitivities to flashing lights, enclosed spaces, or motion sickness. Contact library_hightechspaces@ncsu.edu ahead of time if you have any questions.

    Recommended capacity:

    10 - 15 depending on use and furniture

    Studio Size:

    27.5 feet across  

    Display resolution: 

    15,360 x 1080 wraparound mode

    1920 x 1080 single projector mode

    User device (laptop, tablet, etc.) connections allowed?

    Yes, 1 HDMI and 1 wireless presenter

    Food / beverage / catering allowed?

    No

    Public visibility?

    Private

    Special features:

    • 360 degree projection
    • 7.1 surround sound and stereo audio systems
    • microphones
  •   Furniture configurations

    These illustrations demonstrate some possibile configurations for the space.

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  •   Design templates

    To help you design your presentation or experience, we provide these templates fitted to our screens:

  •   How do I get there?
    • Enter the Hill Library from the Hillsborough St. entrance.
    • Go straight through the gates and turn left.
    • Continue down the hallway until you reach the stairs and elevator.
    • Take the stairs or elevator to the first floor (1U).
    • Continue straight across the lobby.
    • Turn left before entering the Learning Commons.
    • Continue straight past the right side of Ask Us and around the brick wall to the elevators.
    • Take the elevators up to the third floor.
    • Turn left out of the elevator bay
    • Continue straight beyond the open seating area
    • The Visualization Studio is the circular room on the right in the center of the building.
  •   Who do I contact?