Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication - DMS

Digital Media Studios

A significant feature of Murphy Hall is the convergence of graphics, news writing and broadcast labs in a single space, the Digital Media Studios (DMS).

The DMS features:

  • Three 20-workstation teaching areas
  • Internet and networking connectivity
  • Ceiling-mounted projectors for displaying computer or video output
  • Cart-mounted computer workstations for instructor use
  • A broadcast production facility

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

    The DMS will close at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
    Thursday and Friday, November 22-23 are official University of Minnesota holidays. All University offices will be closed on those days.
    The DMS will open for regular hours beginning Monday, November 26.

Finals Hours for Fall Semester 2018

  • The last day classes will meet in the DMS is Wednesday, December 12. The DMS will be open regular hours on Thursday and Friday, December 13 and 14 for study days. 
  • All equipment checked out from the DMS is due back by Monday, December 10. Projects requiring equipment from the DMS should have completed any field work by that date.
  • All files and projects should be backed up and copied to personal storage media by the end of day on Friday, December 14. The DMS will be closed for cleaning and maintenance beginning December 15.

Regular Hours

    Check this page for updates to hours for holidays, breaks and exam periods.

Monday through Thursday: 8 AM to 8 PM 
Friday: 8 AM to 5 PM 
Saturday and Sunday: Closed 
Visit Campus Computer Labs for information about other University of Minnesota OIT computer labs.


    To view the schedule for courses meeting in the DMS, go to: DMS Schedule