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Borrowing Equipment

Here are the regulations and guidelines for the use of the equipment at the CDA.

Check-outs, and reservations

Disclaimer: by checking-out items from CDA you understand and agree to the terms and conditions of lending. Any loss or damage of the equipment and/or its parts and components is your responsibility all through the lending period (from the moment you pick up the equipment until you return it). 

Check-outs are made in person at CDA-AVR Room EV 5-770 (presentation of your ID card is mandatory). Reservations are made online. Pick up and return of 5 items or greater should be scheduled between 9h30 and 16h00.

Access is limited to:

  • Faculty teaching in the current semester.
  • Undergraduate students taking a Fine Arts course in the current semester.
  • Current Fine Arts Graduate students.
  • Members of Milieux Institute.
  • Faculty fo Fine Arts employees.

Reserve Equipment here

Late fees

  • Per item late fees:
  • Equipment under $ 1000 = $2.50/hour or $25 day/overnight.
  • Equipment over $ 1000 = $5/hour or $50 day/overnight.
  • Laptops and Data Projectors - $5/hour or $300 day/overnight.


VA Building Equipment Access

Access to audiovisual equipment in the VA building is available via an equipment drop-off room, professors VA-019, students VA-021-1. Professors who wish to access equipment for their classes in the VA building must have a Concordia University security access card. Bookings for equipment are made by phone or in person at the EV depot, EV-5-770, 514-848-2424 x3438.

Semester Reservations for AV carts (faculty only)

Semester reservations can be submitted two weeks prior to the beginning of a term. An email is sent to faculty providing the opening date that CDA will accept reservation requests.

Reservation requests must be submitted using the semester reservation online form


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