Open hours

To ensure the health and safety of students and staff, the DMC is closed until further notice.

Our staff have moved to working remotely. Please email {} us where messages will be monitored routinely.


Contact us

Call: 410-516-3817



Visit: Mattin/Offit 226, Homewood campus,

          33rd and Charles st.

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Useful links

DMC Website. Information about our programs and facilities.

DMC Help Wiki. Here you can find information, tutorials and manufacturer's documentation for the gear, lab resources and services we offer at the Digital Media Center. Login with your JHED.

JHU Weather Alerts. Check this web site or call 410-516-7781 or 1-800-548-9004 to see if the Homewood campus is closed due to weather. Closures or delayed openings could affect the DMC and alter a pickup or return time for your booking. Please call the DMC front desk 410-516-3817 before you come.

AV support. The DMC does not provide AV support for events. If you need equipment for a public event, academic class or departmental program, contact Kit-Cats AV tech group 410-516-6699,




You must become a member of the DMC to reserve and check out equipment:

  • If you are a full-time student enrolled in the Schools of Engineering or Arts & Sciences, you can use the DMC!
  • Come into the DMC to watch the DMC new member video and sign a borrower’s contract in order to become a member and use our resources.
  • Once you’ve become a member, you can then use this online reservation system to make reservations for equipment and resources!

Equipment can be checked out for up to 3 days.

  • You may return items anytime we are open prior to the end of the checkout period. All returns must be done in person (no drop and run) so please budget time for the equipment check in process.
  • Fines for late returns are $25 per item, per day prorated.
  • Renewals are available online beginning 24 hours before the original return time and will extend your checkout by 24 hours from initial due date, assuming no other intervening reservations.  You may renew up to 3 times, provided no other reservations exist.

All workshops and events are FREE and open to full-time students at Homewood.  

  • Registration will open ONE week before scheduled workshop.
  • JHU Faculty and Staff may attend workshops on a space available basis. Please call our Front Desk at 410-516-3817 on the afternoon of the workshop to see if there is space available.