Media Commons is a university-wide initiative to enrich the teaching and learning experience through multimedia technology, classroom training and direct support for students, faculty and staff.

About Media Commons


Media Commons provides several services specifically designed for faculty interested in incorporating digital media into their instruction. Our consultants aim to expand student education by helping with the creation of digital media content for coursework. Beginners and advanced users across the Penn State community can benefit from access to our experienced consultants, training opportunities and media production facilities.

Staff and Locations

Media Commons employs full-time and part-time staff who are highly trained on the hardware and software tools needed to complete the most common multimedia tasks. Commonwealth Campus Penn State locations have at least one Media Commons installation that includes loaner production equipment, high end editing stations and professional studio space. Penn State University Park has five media commons installations that include high end editing stations and professional studio space.

Learn more about our Staff and Locations.


Media Commons also encourages the Penn State community to take part in tailored events, open houses, online conversations and other programming that is focused on exploring the intersection of digital media and the classroom of today – and tomorrow.