VR Studio

  • One user is standing and using an Oculus Rift V R workstation to experience a Virtual Reality program
  • Student wearing V R headset in the Virtual Reality Studio at the D H Hill Junior Library.

Building: D. H. Hill Jr. Library

Floor: Second Floor, West Wing

Rooms: 2317, 2318

The VR Studio is currently available by appointment only to support academic continuity including instruction and research, in accordance with NC State's Protect the Pack Guidelines.

If you have an instructional or academic need for virtual reality technology, you can request a technology consultation to receive assistance from staff working with VR spaces and technology lending.

Virtual reality (VR) provides new ways for people to interact with information and media. The VR Studio at the D. H. Hill Jr. Library is a space for enjoying, experimenting with, and creating immersive content. It is equipped with eight workstations representing the  major current VR platforms: the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Pro, Valve Index, and PSVR as well as other equipment relevant to immersive makership. There are many games and educational experiences available from the Libraries for research. 

Have a request for a piece of software or hardware you'd like to see in the Virtual Reality Studio? Let us know with as much information on the item as possible.

Access

Only currently affiliated students, faculty, and staff of NC State may gain access to the Hill Library VR Studio. To do so, you must first attend an Orientation session to ensure your safety and introduce you to various VR Studio equipment.

To set up a consultation, to access the room outside of open hours, or for other special inquiries, please send us a request.

Looking for VR at the Hunt Library? We have the VR Usability Lab.

Workstations in the VR Studio

Reserve a VR Workstation

  •   How do I reserve and access this space?

    Orientation is required before making a reservation. Orientation schedule

  •   How do I get there?

    Elevator

    Enter the Hill Library from the Hillsborough St. entrance. Turn left and ask the staff at the desk to open the door to the elevator bay. Take the elevator to the second floor, and turn right. Take the hallway on the right and then turn left. The VR Studio is on your right before the glass doors.

    Stairs

    Enter the Hill Library from the Hillsborough St. entrance. Go through the gates and the stairs will be on your right. Take these stairs to the second floor, and turn left. Continue down the hallway stopping before you reach the glass doors. The VR Studio is the door on the right.

  •   Who do I contact?

    Colin Keenan

    cpkeena2@ncsu.edu