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Creative Media Center Policies Q & A

CMC Lab Jan 07


What is the CMC?
The Creative Media Center is a state-of-the-art digital classroom for Art & Design courses that require high-end Macintosh computer workstations. The CMC offers new iMacs, digital video editing software and hardware, AV projection with 5.1 surround sound, scanners, color laser and inkjet printers, etc..

In addition, the CMC offers access to all of these features during Open Computer Lab times staffed with attentive lab assistants who can assist with software questions, digital equipment checkouts, and offer printing services using medium and large-format Epson inkjet printers.

 

Who can use the CMC?
ALL students who are currently enrolled in classes within the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, as well as Art & Design faculty members may use the CMC during Open Lab times outside of scheduled class times

Where is the CMC?
The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design is located at
10 Peachtree Center Ave in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia. The CMC is located in Suite 460 of the Art & Humanities Building.

The CMC Digital Equipment Checkout Window and Information Desk can be reached during Open Computer Lab times at 404-413-5278.

How do I get started at the CMC?
Students who are currently enrolled in classes within the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design should come to the CMC during Open Computer Lab times and remember to bring their GSU Panther Card ID
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Who can checkout equipment at the CMC?
To checkout equipment, students must be currently enrolled in classes within the School of Art & Design within an Art & Design B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A.E., or M.A. concentration. Art & Design within the B. A. concentration with a status of Junior or higher may only checkout specific equipment. The checkout and return of digital audio, video and sound equipment is limited to the operating times of CMC Digital Equipment Window.

Students must comply with all policies concerning the liability for all equipment and be current with all equipment returns and fines in order to checkout equipment. Current proof of identity and enrollment are required and must be provided by the GSU student before any checkouts can be considered.

For more information about the CMC Digital Equipment Checkout Window, please visit: http://www.cmc.gsu.edu/checkout1.html

What are the Faculty and CMC Staff Policies at the CMC?
Art & Design Faculty members and CMC Staff are required to observe the policies set forth by the CMC Manager and the Director of the E.G. Welch School of Art & Design. They can be accessed at: CMC Faculty and Staff Policies

What is the CMC and the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Data Policy?
The CMC and E. G. Welch School of Art & Design observes the Georgia State University's General Data Usage Policy for all students, faculty and staff in context to university owned computers and equipment. The CMC, not the school, are responcible in anyway for the safekeeping, backup, or protection of student data.

What to bring to the CMC?
Students ALWAYS should carry their GSU Identification cards for Panther Cash transactions, proof of identity related to equipment checkouts, as well as for the payment method when printing to the laser printers. Panther Cards are required when printing to the Xerox 7760 color laser printer using Panther Cash deposited to your GSU ID.


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Will my external hard drive, thumb drive, CDs, or DVDs, work in the CMC?
Yes, in most cases. Students may use their own external Thunderbolt and USB hard drives. To do so, students should bring the appropriate cables and adapters to make the connection to their media using the ports on the back or face of the Macintosh CPUs.

Please note that new iMacs are not equipped with built in CD/DVD drives or FireWire Ports. However, External drives may be connected to these iMacs by using one of the computer's USB 3.0 ports by using the appropriate cable. External drives with FireWire ports may be connected using a FireWire to Thunderbolt adapter or by using a USB cable to connect to the harddrive's USB port.

Also, students can utilize their GSU elocker Account , GSU Student Web Space , or Adobe Cloud / CC from the computers at the CMC.



What software does the CMC offer?

The Creative Media Center has updated the selection of software packages featured on its new Apple iMac computer workstations.

Software on our Dual Booting iMac computers include the following:
Mac OS 10.10, Mac OS 10.11 and Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit Operating Systems

On Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit OS:
AutoDesk AutoCad 2015, 2014, 2013;
AutoDesk Revit
AutoDesk Maya
AutoDesk 3-D Studio Max
Rhino
18 computers with this configuration.

On Macitosh OS 10.10 and/or OS 10.10:
Abelton Live 8
2 computers with this configuration. (#19 & #20)

Adobe CC 2014 Master Collection (Mac OS)

Adobe Creative Suite CS6 Master Collection
(Mac and Windows 7)
This software bundle includes:
• Photoshop Extended CS6
• Illustrator CS6
• Bridge CS6
• InDesign CS6
• Audition CS6
• Encore CS6
• Acrobat Professional
• Video Workshop CS6
• Flash CS6
• Flash Builder 4.6
• Media Encoder CS6
• Fireworks CS6
• Prelude CS6
• Premiere Pro CS6
• SpeedGrade CS6
• Dreamweaver CS6

Adobe Creative Suite CS5 Master Collection
This software bundle includes:
• Photoshop Extended CS5
• Illustrator CS5.1
• Bridge CS5.1
• InDesign CS5.5
• Video Workshop CS5
• Flash Catalyst CS5.5
• Flash CS5
• Media Encoder CS5.5
• Fireworks CS5.1
• Dreamweaver CS5.5

Adobe After Effects CC 2014, CS6 (ver 11) and CS5 (ver 10.5) (Mac and Windows 7)

Apple Final Cut Pro X

Toast Titanium 11

Flip 4 Mac, QuickTime Pro 7, and VLC Player

Apple life 06
This software bundle includes:
• iPhoto 11
• iWeb 3.0.4
• GarageBand 6.0.5
• iMovie HD 9.0.9
• iDVD 7.1.2

Microsoft Office 2011
This software bundle includes:
• Word
• Excel
• PowerPoint

Apple iWork 09
This software bundle includes:
Pages [similar to Microsoft Word and allows users to “save as” Word documents or Open and edit existing Word documents]
Keynote [similar to Microsoft PowerPoint and allows users
to “save as” PowerPoint documents or use existing PowerPoint documents]
Numbers

Maya 8.5

Max MSP 6.0.8 with Gen

Cinema 4D R15 & R16

iBooks Author

Game Salad

EndNote X1

Cyberduck 3

Extensis Universal Type Client (Mac and Windows 7)
Access to 2300 Adobe fonts within (3) Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design computer labs CMC/AH460, AH468, AH367, and AH211. FontBook should no longer be used to activate fonts.

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