Information Technology

Rooms for Instructor Use

Available spaces on campus

Student stands in a VR learning space with a headset and controlersChico State has technology-enhanced rooms for instructors to use, and support staff to assist in training or reservations.

Our goal is to support faculty in finding innovative ways to provide study tools for challenging subjects. By utilizing these technologies, students can have immersive learning experiences that foster interest in the subject matter.

Our specialty rooms are:

Multimedia Recording Studio

  • What: Lecture capturing and recording system for presenting materials from a PC or notes written using the Learning Glass System
  • Where: Meriam Library, Room 027B
  • Comes with: Professionally lit studio space, PC computer for sharing lecture materials, automatic recording to Kaltura ID, Learning Glass surface with pens and cleaning supplies

Room Features

  • Allows you to record high-definition video presentations, speeches, or lectures
  • Document camera or video source can be incorporated into recorded material
  • Allows you to inset a video, image, or powerpoint in your recording with multiple presenter modes
  • Flips things in real-time so your audience can see the material correctly, allowing you to write notes and maintain face-to-face contact

Reserve the Multimedia Recording Studio

Virtual Reality Lab

  • What: Immersive technology lab for faculty to experiment with augmented reality and virtual reality.
  • Where: Meriam Library, Room 003
  • Comes with: diverse software compatible with our AR and VR headsets

Room Features

  • Headsets for dozens of students
  • Pre-installed software that allows you to bring you teaching ideas to life
  • Portable equipment options available for large-scale expereinces

Review the list of recommended software

Ready to request a service

If you would like to schedule a training or make a reservation for MLIB 003, please contact our staff.

Email: or

Call: 530-898-5475

Additional Information

List of recommended VR or AR software

Chico State has purchased a variety of software catering to multiple disciplines utilizing our AR and VR headsets, enabling faculty to deliver study tools for students in fields that are difficult to teach using conventional methods. If you have a session scheduled in the VR lab, we recommend trying the following software:

  • Sciences

    3D Organon VR Anatomy

    3D Organon VR Anatomy is the world’s first fully-featured virtual reality anatomy atlas. Learn human anatomy with over 4,000 realistic anatomical models/structures sided with quality text descriptions per body structure. Explore the human body like never before with this revolutionary medical app!


    Manipulate vectors with your hands, explore vector addition and cross product. See and feel a double integral of a sinusoidal graph in 3D, a mobius strip and it's normal, and spherical coordinates! Create your own parameterized function and vector field!


    Manipulate chemicals and proteins with your hands, explore chemistry and nanotechnology from a whole new perspective, collaborate with others, learn and create like never before.


    Explore, interact with, and view your data in virtual reality.

  • Space and Environment


    Discover the best VR content from the world’s finest VR creators—all in a single app. From gripping tales set in worlds of pure imagination to documentaries taking you further inside the news than ever before, WITHIN brings together premium, story-based immersive content in a variety of genres.

    Buzz Aldrin: Cycling Pathways to Mars

    Buzz Aldrin wants to be remembered for more than just "kicking up moon dust." He wants his legacy to include laying the groundwork for a permanent human settlement on Mars, and he has a plan.

    Google Earth VR

    Google Earth VR lets you explore the world from totally new perspectives in virtual reality. Stroll the streets of Tokyo, soar over the Grand Canyon, or walk around the Eiffel Tower.

    Welcome to Light Fields

    Welcome to Light Fields. Experience real-world reflections, depth, and translucence like never before in VR. Explore the Gamble House, Mosaic Tile House, and the Space Shuttle Discovery.


    Explore what was out of reach before - travel to mesmerizing real world places and discover their stories!

    Universe Sandbox ²

    Create & destroy on an unimaginable scale... with a space simulator that merges real-time gravity, climate, collision, and material interactions to reveal the beauty of our universe and the fragility of our planet.

  • Art Experiences

    The Night Cafe

    The Night Cafe is an environment that allows you to explore the world of Vincent van Gogh first hand. Take a moment to enjoy his iconic sunflowers in 3 dimensions or walk around the chair he painted in his bedroom to see it from another angle. Step into the vivid colors straight from his palette.

    The VR Museum of Fine Art

    Explore a virtual museum in room-scale VR: see famous sculptures in full, 1:1 scale and see famous paintings without the limitations of glass and security guards.


    Noda gives you virtual space to organize your ideas. Use words, shapes and pictures to model concepts and create mental maps. Get in to thinking in VR.


    Blocks lets you easily create 3D objects in virtual reality, no matter your modeling experience. Using six simple tools, you can bring your applications to life, create a volumetric masterpiece, or simply let your imagination run wild.

    Tilt Brush

    Tilt Brush lets you paint in 3D space with virtual reality. Unleash your creativity with three-dimensional brush strokes, stars, light, and even fire. Your room is your canvas. Your palette is your imagination. The possibilities are endless.

  • Misc

    EXA: The Infinite Instrument

    Step into EXA, an immersive musical studio where you can compose, record, and perform music using expressive instruments of your own design. Jam with EXA’s huge sound library or your own, create virtual bands, invent 'impossible' playing styles, export to WAV/MIDI, and so much more.

    Speech Trainer

    Speech Trainer is a virtual auditorium where you can learn to overcome your fear of public speaking by addressing a virtual audience.

Classroom Technology How-to Guides

Access tutorials for common classroom technical issues in our Classroom Technology How-to Guides.