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If you ever run into an issue while in class and need IT Support it will be important to identify what kind of classroom technology setup you are using. Troubleshooting articles for each type of classroom will be included in this article to assist in resolving the problem quicker.

Blue Control Panel Classroom

These classrooms have control panels with glowing blue buttons. The control panel is used to swap inputs, power on the projector, and control volume. This setup is one of the more typical setups across the Troy and Albany campuses. The following photo demonstrates what the control panel will look like.


The troubleshooting guide for the Control Panel based classrooms can be found here: Troubleshooting: Classroom Control Panels

VGA Switch Box Classroom

These classrooms have desktop PCs connected to a switch box that allows switching inputs between a laptop and desktop which is displayed through the projector.

The troubleshooting guide for the VGA Switch Box based classrooms can be found here: Troubleshooting: Classroom VGA Switch Box

Crestron Control Panel Rooms

These rooms contain touch screen control panels made by Crestron. The following rooms contain Crestron based setups:

Shea Learning Center - B01

Shea Learning Center - 201 Seminar Room

Shea Learning Center - 204 Poetry Room

The users guide for Crestron Control Panel based rooms can be found here: User Guide: Crestron touch panel rooms

Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future is located in the Armory building on the Albany campus. This classroom has several large touchscreen display computers and allows for students to project their computer displays to any and all of the 4 TVs mounted in the classroom. Instructors can control the various TV displays via an iPad located near the instructors podium.

Classroom Projectors

This setup does not have a Laptop input option. The user will have to use the Desktop PC. The Desktop PC is connected directly to the projector.

The troubleshooting guide for the Projector and Desktop classrooms can be found here: Troubleshooting: Classroom Projectors

Computer Labs

Troy Campus

NameLocationNumber of WorkstationsFeatures/Software (Beyond Standard Software Image)Who to contact for reservation
L-LabBasement, Education Building32Full Adobe Creative CloudMary Dirolf, ext 1787
M-LabBasement, Education Building20MapleMary Dirolf, ext 1787
CTL LabBasement, Shea Learning Center10Geometer's Sketch PadLibrary Front Desk, ext 4546

Albany Campus

NameLocationNumber of WorkstationsFeatures/Software (Beyond Standard Software Image)Who to contact for reservation
Froman 201Froman Hall, 2nd floor40Stock tickersMary Dirolf, ext 1787
Froman 202Froman Hall, 2nd floor20AutoCad, Adobe Creative Cloud SuiteMary Dirolf, ext 1787
Froman 203Froman Hall, 2nd floor20
Mary Dirolf, ext 1787
Froman 204Froman Hall, 2nd floor20
Mary Dirolf, ext 1787
Froman 205Froman Hall, 2nd floor24SmartboardMary Dirolf, ext 1787
21st Century ClassroomArmory10Wireless Presentation and Colaboration Equipment, 27 inch tabletsMary Dirolf, ext 1787
Library BasementAlbany Library17
Library Front Desk, ext 1720

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