Items Requiring Academic Committee for Technology (ACT) Review
Review and approval of projects such as those described on this page follows the process
agreed to by the Academic Committee for Technology (ACT) 7/31/2010.
All projects that alter, expand or reduce the classroom and computer lab environment
on campus should be reviewed by ACT, whether they are funded by Student Technology Fees or through other sources. This will help:
coordinate construction schedules
find surge space if needed
ensure that all stakeholders are in the communications loop
ensure that asset records and standards are maintained; and planning for future renewal
Projects and Activities Requiring Review or Prior Approval
Conversion of a traditional classroom to a smart classrooms (any tier).
Conversion of non-instructional space, such as a conference room, into a smart classroom
or computer lab.
Decommissioning, repurposing, relocating, or downsizing an existing smart classroom,
computer lab, or other active facility.
Upgrading an existing room by adding a Creston control system; two-way interactive
video conferencing; lecture capture system; or other substantial changes that would
move the room into another “tier” classification.
Outfitting a smart classroom or computer lab with technology that is not pre-approved
or already included as part of the On-Call Audiovisual Services Contract (projector,
control system, audiovisual system components, computer, etc.) regardless of the source
Establishing a mobile, cart-based, or itinerant lab that uses laptops, netbooks, iPads,
or other networkable devices.
Creating, upgrading, or refreshing portable audiovisual computer carts, in entirety
or major components (computer, projector, etc.).
Creating, upgrading, or refreshing new computer-equipped lounges, kiosk stations,
or any other venue that will have more than three computers, regardless of intended
Repurposing, redistributing, or donating computers, audiovisual equipment, or other
smart classroom components that are retired from service or decommissioned.
Requesting equipment or technology for use in smart classrooms or computer labs using
grants or other external funding sources
For questions on submitting a request, contact your department's CCLT coordinator
or call 410-704-8324 (4TECH).