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 2016 Finals Hours

    The DMS will be open Monday-Wednesday, May 9-11 from 9 am until 5 pm.
    All personal files on DMS computers and the DMS server must be backed up by 5 pm on Wednesday, May 11. They will be erased immediately after finals are completed.

    The DMS will be closed for maintenance and installations from May 12 through June 13 when summer session begins. 

Regular Hours

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

Monday through Thursday: 8 AM to 9 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