Vanguard Studios is a reinvention of the expected spaces for learning, created only for Communication students. Utilizing the latest research in educational design, the studios are transforming into collaborative spaces to learn, work and grow. Collaboration and social networking are crucial aspects of field of communication.

In Vanguard Studios, students are encouraged to work together to connect ideas and to innovate and dream in a comfortable and challenging space. With their access card, students have access to the Studios 24/7* to be able to work with industry standard technology, equipment and connect in collaborative workspaces.

The Studios include a two learning labs, each with a 52‘ HD plasma screen and 20 Mac and PC computers, laptop stations and 5 state-of-the-art post-production suites, all equipped with the industry standard software Avid Media Composer, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, After Effects, Color, Motion, Soundtrack Pro, Pro Tools Audio, Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting and more. The studios also include a state-of-the-art Pro Tools Sound Studio and a white cyclorama insert stage.

Reserving Equipment:

Equipment Checkout and Vanguard Studios use is limited to Vanguard Communication faculty, staff and students who have current ACCESS status. Reservations for equipment must be made online at www.lab.vusn.net.  Reservations cannot be made over the phone.

Reserving Editing Suites:

Suite Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis with priority given to students working on course-related assignments.

* Vanguard Studios is a collaborative learning environment. There may be times during the semester where certain courses restrict access to specific areas of the studio space. See the Access Agreement for further details.