The primary mission of the Media Center is to support and assist the learning process by providing the highest quality technology and instruction, technical support, and collaboration opportunities as well as access to technology for production and presentation.
The Media Center provides a creative learning environment and instructional support through which faculty and students can become visually literate independent developers and/or users of new media to support teaching, scholarship and community.
The Media Center provides a variety of audiovisual services:
- A computer lab for video and photography editing with related software including Final Cut Pro and Photoshop
- Studio space for video and photography production and instruction
- Photographic and video production services
- A variety of video cameras and audio recording devices, as well as presentation equipment which may be borrowed CD and DVD duplication services
Offerings include training and tutoring on video editing and the technical and aesthetic processes used in digital photography and video, visual presentations, studio production and television station operation. These instructional services are available to individual students as well as faculty.
Located in the Media Center, the Merrimack College cable television station, MCTV10, features an electronic bulletin board, and student-made productions. This is a closed circuit on-campus-only cable television station. As part of the campus-wide cable system, students receive free HBO on channel 3.