Video camera recording event


Production equipment is only for students enrolled in School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) production courses for use on class projects. SMPA students in eligible courses can reserve and check out equipment at the MPA building fifth-floor front desk. The use of equipment for personal or paid projects is not permitted.

Undergraduate students in production classes have access to over 50 Sony NX-5 high-definition cameras as well as lighting kits, radio microphones, D-40 Nikon still cameras and digital audio recorders. Students taking documentary classes have access to Panasonic High Definition HVX cameras.

Spring Distribution Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 12:30 – 5:30 p.m.


Hours may be temporarily subject to change and if so are physically posted on the lobby doors to the 5th floor and outside of the distribution desk. 

The distribution center is closed during all holidays and breaks and other university closings. You can sign up for alerts or check the GW campus status in the case of inclement weather or other issues.