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Creative Media Studio

The Creative Media Studio is a space for student audio/visual design and production, funded by the Campus Quality Fee. It features eight 27" iMacs loaded with Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative Cloud software, reservable online: Reserve CMS Computers

Creative Media Studio Workshops

Our workshops are back! RSVP to upcoming sessions by clicking on a link below. Check back later for more topics and dates. Feel free to suggest upcoming workshops on our CMS Workshops Suggestions page.

VR Experience 2017

VR Experience 2017Come and try out the HTC Vive at the Creative Media Studio in preparation for VARJAM 2017.

Reservations can be found at: http://csun.libcal.com/booking/VR

3D Printing Program

The Creative Media Studio is excited to announce new 3D Printing services.  Find out more on our 3D Printing page.

Equipment for Checkout

Availability is not guaranteed.  If the item you need has been checked out, you may come to the CMS with a valid student ID to place a hold.

7-Day Check-out Devices (off-site)
Library has
1/8" to 1/4" Adaptor 6
Adjustable Selfie-Stick REVO 4
Arduino Uno R3 Microcontroller Starter Kit 3
Canon DSLR Accessory Kit (Remote Control, Canon LP-E8 Battery Pack, 58mmLens Hood) 3
Canon Lens EFS 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM 1
Canon Lens EF 50mm f/1.8 STM 1
Canon Lens EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III
NEW! Canon Lens EFS 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM 18
Canon Flash Speedlight 270EX II 3
Canon Powershot S110 Digital Cameras
Canon Rebel t6i Cameras with 18-55mm Lens 8
Canon Rebel t5i Cameras with 18-55mm Lens
Canon VIXIA HF R72 Full HD Camcorder 32GB 2
Canon Vixia HF R52 Camcorders (Pan cradle for remote control included in kit)
Genaray Compact LED-2100 Light 4
GoPro Hero 4 Silver Cameras
GoPro Tripod Mounts 2
GoPro Head Strap
GoPro Chest Mount
Impact Super Collapsible 8' x 16' Green Screen
Impact Background Support System, 12' Wide
LOHA Phone-Tripod Adapter 6
Magnus Video Tripods
Neewer Light Reflectors 5 in 1 - Collapsible Multi-Disc 43" 6
Olympus WS 822 Digital Voice Recorders
Photo Tripods 12
Polsen Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone OLM-10 6
REVO SR-1000 Shoulder Support Rig and Counterweight 2
NEW! REVO SR-1000 Shoulder Support Rig and Support Strap 1
RODE VideoMic Pro with Boom Pole and Windmuff 4
Softbox Lighting Kit (2 softbox lights) 2
TRS to TRRS (1/8" to cellphone) Adaptor 6
Umbrella Lighting Kit (2 umbrella lights)  2
Westcott 5 x 7` X-Drop Kit Green Screen
Zoom H4n Pro Recorder 4
3-Hour Check-out Devices (on-site use only)
Library has
Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII 25-Key USB Midi Controller 1
NEW! Akai Professional MPK249 49-Key USB MIDI Keyboard and Drum Pad Controller  1
Apple SuperDrive
Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner
Final Cut Pro Keyboard Covers
Intuos Creative Pen and Touch Tablet
Intuos Pen Tablet Pro 1
Transcend TS-RDF8W USB 3.0 Memory Card Reader
Lacie Rugged Mini Disk External Hard Drives
Photoshop Keyboard Covers
Pro Tools Keyboard Covers
Sennheiser HD 201 Headphones

On-site Recording Studio 

Audio Recording Room Equipment
Library has
27” iMac Computer
Avid MBox Pro Interface
M-Audio BX5 Studio Monitor Speakers
Microphone Stands- Short
Microphone Stand with Boom- Tall
Rode NT1-A Microphone Kit 3
Sennheiser HD 280 Headphones 3
Various XLR and ¼” Audio Cables


The following software is loaded on the eight 27” iMac computers in the CMS: CMS Software List (.pdf)

Creative Media Studio being used by StudentsPolicies

  • Device check-out is available during open Service Desk hours at the Creative Media Studio on the main floor of the Library.
  • Borrowers must be current CSUN students, hold a currently valid CSUN ID card, and have no outstanding library fines.
  • All checked out items must be returned to the Creative Media Studio on the first floor of the Library at the time the date due or at least 30 minutes before the Library closes (whichever comes first).
  • All patrons must sign the System and Device Loan Agreement

Fines for Late Returns

  • $25 per day or portion thereof until all parts returned