ASCIT Conference Room/Videoconference Facility: New Cabell Hall 299A
Hours: 9am - 5pm (M-F).
Cisco C20 Videoconferences (H323 Connections)
ASCIT offers video conferencing support and facilities to Arts &
Sciences faculty and graduate students for instructional and research
purposes. ASCIT has a Cisco C20 (Users' Guide)
digital video conferencing system
with a 55" LCD display for Polycom-compatible connections. If you would like to use
this service, please reserve the ASCIT Conference Room, 299A New Cabell Hall, through
and provide the following information:
- The IP address of the participant(s) who have compatible equipment.
- The e-mail and phone numbers of all V.C. technicians (with whom you will be connecting).
- Allow time for ASCIT to conduct a test session before the event, to be certain everything will work.
The telephone number in New Cabell 299A is (434) 982-5772. Patrons should plan to use
their own Forced Access Code (FAC) for a teleconference.
ASCIT also supports use of Skype and we have a license for multiple users to join a
conference. This online video communications tool is often used for individual and
small group conferencing, such as dissertation proposals and defenses, planning and administration, etc.
- The Skype handles, email addresses and phone numbers of each participant are needed.
You may enter the Skype
handles into your Skype contacts list ahead of time.
- Allow time for ASCIT to conduct a test session, before the event, to be certain the
remote participant is using a fast connection and both audio and video
transmission will have sufficient quality.
New Cabell 299A
) has a Windows 7 PC
with an 80" wall mounted monitor. This is suitable for a class of up to 30 people to view
a Skype connection. There is a wall mounted webcam in the back of the room and a portable
webcam for the front of the room. The rectangular tables in 299A can be arranged in any
pattern. New Cabell 295
a 50" wall mounted monitor that can connect to a laptop. This room has space
for 4-6 people to make a Skype connection with a remote user. Both of these
rooms are reserved by emailing
. See the
The Language Lab is equipped with 30 Web Cams to facilitate
the use of Skype for your courses. Please note you will need to reserve the Lab using our
Online Reservation System
if you wish to use this service.
ASCIT now supports use of GoToMeeting. This
online web communications tool is often used for online meetings with
multiple attendees. Our license allows 25 participants to join each conference.
The meeting organizer can designate one participant
as presenter and that user can share her screen with the other participants. Each session can
be recorded by the organizer and converted to a MOV file at the end of the session.
Please contact any ASCIT Staff
to learn more about this product.
Here is a screenshot (from a MacBook) of a GTM session between a MacBook and an iPad.
Both devices are on Rich's desk. Click on the picture for the full screen image.