Open hours

Instructional Media Center (IMC) Hours

The IMC is closed for Summer Recess. Staff are available by appointment.

Contact us

Instructional Media Center (IMC)

3160 Vilas Communication Hall
821 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Phone: 608-263-6664

Please note: Bookings cannot be made via email or phone.

Staff Contacts

Boyd Hillestad: (608) 263-4496
Mike King: (608) 262-3627
Ken Sabbar: (608) 263-4090
Peter Sengstock: (608) 263-2296
Julie Van Esler: (608) 265-4231



Students who have chosen to upgrade to the latest version of Adobe software on their own computers will not be able to easily move projects back and forth between their computer and our labs. Our current software versions are:

Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Adobe Acrobat DC v23.008.20423
  • Adobe After Effects 2024 v24.1
  • Adobe Audition 2024 v24.0.3
  • Adobe Bridge 2024 v14.0.1
  • Adobe Dreamweaver 2021 v21.3.0.15593
  • Adobe Illustrator 2024 v28.1.0
  • Adobe InDesign 2024 v19.0.1.205
  • Adobe Media Encoder 2024 v24.1.1
  • Adobe Photoshop 2024 v25.3.1
  • Adobe Premiere Pro 2024 v24.1

Blackmagic Design

  • DaVinci Resolve v18.6.4
  • DaVinci Resolve Studio v18.6.4


  • Ventura 13.6.3


IMC equipment for loan and editing suites are limited to students enrolled in CommArts courses and CommArts instructors.  Access to certain equipment is limited by course.  All users must review and agree to the IMC's Use & Borrowing Provisions each semester: