Photo studio reservation

The visualization lab is located in the basement level of Jacobs Hall, side room 10C next to the CAD Lab. Only the photo studio portion is available for reservation.

Access to this lab and equipment requires a Maker Pass.

Active Maker Pass holders may badge into this lab with their Cal 1 Card. The card reader is located on the right door of the lab.

This system does *not* use CalNet login. First time users should register a new account.

Equipment included in the reservation:

All equipment must stay within Jacobs Hall and be returned by closing time. No overnight borrowing or use outside of the building. The camera and pop-up light box is locked in a cabinet. Find a Design Specialist and they will unlock it for you. Otherwise, you may use the tripod, lights and white photo backdrop with your own camera.

If you can no longer attend a reservation, cancel it at least 1 hour before it begins. Otherwise your reservation will become locked and your time will be forfeited if you miss it.

  • Reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance.
  • Two 30 minute reservations per week
  • Unreserved times are designated drop-in use by anyone until the next reservation
  • Late & no-shows: After 10 minutes a reservation is forfeited and the remainder of the time is given to the first drop-in user