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

Spring Break 2019

    The DMS will not be open during Spring Break from March 16 through March 24, 2019.
    Note that Friday, March 22 is an official University of Minnesota holiday. All University offices will be closed on that day.
    The DMS will open for regular hours beginning Monday, March 25.

Finals Hours for Spring Semester 2019

  • The last day classes will meet in the DMS is Monday, May 6. The DMS will be open regular hours through that day. 
  • All equipment checked out from the DMS is due back no later than Friday, May 3. 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 Wednesday, May 8. Hours during scheduled exam periods will be posted at a later date.

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