Equipment

Audio-visual rates

Audio equipment

EquipmentStudentUniversityNon-University
Amplified LecternFreeFreeFree
Microphone, WiredFree$25$25
Microphone, Wireless LapelFree$50$50
Microphone, Hand-held WirelessFree$50$50

Projection equipment

EquipmentStudentUniversityNon-University
Data Projector w/Screen, built inFree$100$150
Date Projector w/ScreenFree$100$150
Overhead ProjectorFree$15$25
Slide ProjectorFree$14$20
Projection ScreenFree$15$15
TV/DVD PlayerFree$21$35
42" TVFree $50$50

Miscellaneous

EquipmentStudentUniversityNon-University
Flipchart w/PaperFree$25$25
Laser PointerFree$6$10

East Ballroom

EquipmentStudentUniversityNon-University
1/2 Ballroom, 1 Projectors$100$100$225
1/2 Ballroom, 2 Projectors$150$150$375
Entire Ballroom, 6 Projectors$350$350$750
Additional Projectors$112.50$112.50$112.50

Rooms 158 and 159

EquipmentStudentUniversityNon-University
LCD and Audio System, built inFree$100$165
2 LCDs and ProjectorFree$100$150

Rooms 204, Brown Room, Gold Room and Faculty Lounge

EquipmentStudentUniversityNon-University
2 LCDs and ProjectorFree$100$150

For Audio-visual questions, please contact:
Assistant Director of Event Services/Business Operations
Alex Gray
(269) 387-4863
alexander.c.gray@wmich.edu

Associate Director of Event Services
Smith Moore
(269) 387-4873
smith.moore@wmich.edu

  • Client to provide laptop and Bernhard Center Staff will provide cables.
  • Client may also provide own AV equipment and will be responsible for set-up and break down of that equipment, except in the East Ballroom.
  • Only Bernhard Center staff will operate control panels for all built-in equipment in all rooms where provided.

Helium tanks

  • Helium tanks must be strapped securely to a cylinder cart with safety cap securely fastened for transportation into and out of the Bernhard Center. The tanks (with safety cap intact) must be removed from the cylinder cart and secured to one of the cylinder supports located in the Bernhard Center. It is the responsibility of all organizations to notify the Bernhard Center main office that helium tanks will be brought into the building.
  • The appropriate wrench recommended by the gas manufacturer must be used for proper installation of the inflation valve.
  • After balloons are inflated, the helium tasks must be removed from the Bernhard Center. Tanks may not be stored in the Bernhard Center during or after programs.

Spotlight rental

  • There are two theatrical spotlights available for use in WMU Bernhard Center only.
  • Security deposit, rental fee and pre-reservation at the Resource and Graphic Design Center is required five days prior to use. Individualized training is required prior to use.

For questions and information concerning Bernhard Center policies, please contact the RSO Designs.