Frequently Asked Questions

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Where is the Cahill Learning Resources and Media Lab?

The Cahill Learning Resources and Media Lab is located in the Burk Hall building, third floor, room 319.


When is the Cahill Learning Resource and Media Lab Open?

The Cahill Lab is open (Mondays-Thursday) from 1:00pm – 7:00pm & (Friday) 11:00am – 5:00pm. Occasionally, classes or planned group sessions may be conducted at the Cahill Lab. We may ask patrons to move to another area. EdTPA and Credential student activities have priority in the Cahill Lab. Alternate hours may be posted on our doors for holidays, breaks, and finals week.


Can I print in the Cahill Learning Resources and Media Lab?

No, we do not offer any printing services in our Lab. We recommend the Student Center Computer Lab, T-143, for the nearest printing facility.


Can I study at the Cahill Lab?

Yes, the Cahill Lab is open to all students at SFSU. The lab has desks available to study, but the room is not intended as a quiet area and patrons and staff are permitted to talk. The lab has desks and mac computers for students to study. Please keep in mind, the space is not intended as a quiet space. Patrons and staff are permitted to talk.


Can I checkout materials from the Cahill Lab?

Yes! Before you can borrow books, you must fill out the form on our Registration page. Use your First and Last Name, as well as your SFSU Student ID number. Most materials at the lab are available for check-out, but some are not. Consult a Cahill Lab attendant for help. If you need to return your borrowed books and the lab is not open, there is a Book Depository in the hallway outside our doors.



How do I check out a GoPro Kit? For how long can a kit be borrowed?

To check out a GoPro kit:

1) Request a GoPro kit reservation form from the Cahill Lab.

2) Verify that you are on your professor’s class list, and if you are not, get his or her signature on the reservation form.

3) A Cahill Lab attendant can provide you with a tutorial on how to use a kit upon request.

A GoPro kit can be borrowed for up to ONE week.