Photo of media conversion racks.

GroundWorks Media Lab

Room 1315, Duderstadt Center
2281 Bonisteel Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2094
(734) 647-5739 (p)

GroundWorks is a walk-in, self-serve media lab with hardware and software for creating, editing and converting audio and video recordings. It is open any time the Duderstadt Building is open.

Staff consultants are available to help you from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, and noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday. 

The lab features:

  • Mac and PC workstations
  • DVD recorders
  • CD/DVD duplicators
  • document scanners
  • video dubbing equipment
  • hardware and software for audio and video editing

See a full list of supported media and formats.

Groundworks also offers:

  • a broad range of online audiovisual and design software tutorials on lab computers via our subscription to
  • a self-contained digital audio recording booth for voice or a single instrument (brief orientation required) 
  • large format poster printing (weekdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., fee: $9 per linear foot + tax) 

Plase note, the lab may be used to work on personal projects, but users are asked to give priority to those working on academic and professional endeavors.

Learn How

Schedule free training to learn Final Cut Pro and iMovie video editing software, or take a workshop on creating eye-catching conference posters. 

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Last modified: 04/20/2015