The Humanities Visualization Space (HVS) is reserved for humanities research and teaching purposes.

  • Access to the HVS (room 433 LAAH) will be granted with an approved HVS Teaching Request or HVS Research Request and completion of a HVS Orientation session.
    • Access to the Liberal Arts and Arts & Humanities Building (LAAH) for nights and weekends requires a separate approval.
  • With an approved teaching or research request, schedule additional HVS reservations by emailing idhmc@tamu.edu with the day(s) and time(s) preferences with HVS Reservation as the subject.
    • Reservations may be subject to change to accommodate maintenance and priority reservations.  Advanced notice will be given if reservations are changed.
    • Cancel reservations by emailing idhmc@tamu.edu.
  • HVS room accommodates 20-25 people.
  • The HVS cannot be scheduled as the regular classroom meeting site. The instructor must maintain an official classroom outside the HVS.
  • Per the University’s Standard Administrative Procedure Data Classification and Protection guidelines (see http://rules.tamu.edu/PDFs/29.01.03.M1.29.pdf), the HVS is not configured to store classified, confidential, or mission critical data. Do not store any of these types of data on the HVS.
  • It is the responsibility of the researcher to ensure he/she has acquired the appropriate approvals, e.g., IRB approval, before using the HVS.  Contact IDHMC before obtaining those approvals to ensure we can accommodate your project.
  • User is responsible for saving and/or backing up work on an appropriate device, i.e., thumb drive, disc, cloud storage, etc.
  • HVS personnel are available Monday through Friday during normal business hours.
    • HVS personnel are available for troubleshooting hardware and basic software and operating system issues.  Notify HVS personnel immediately of any hardware or software problems.
  • Do not remove equipment (tablets, computer, chairs, tables, etc.) from the HVS.
  • Do not reconfigure HVS hardware or software without prior approval by HVS personnel.
  • Leave the room as it is set up, return chairs and/or tables to their original configuration.
  • No food or drink allowed.
  • Do not leave the HVS unlocked and unattended at any time.
  • Make sure the lights are off and the room is locked when exiting.
  • For Powerpoint presentations in the space, the ratio should be set at 56″ x 18.9″.