Virtual Reality Room

Using this service

Current status: 
Key points: 
  • Located on the Lower Level of the library next to the Inspire Maker Lab
  • Book the VR room for up to two hours using our Study Room booker
  • Console games can be checked out through the Game Self Checkout machine on the Lower Level by the Digital Media Studio
Available to: 
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff

About this service

The Virtual Reality Room located on the Lower Level of the library next to the Inspire Maker Lab. Patrons can check out and play video games on console systems including virtual reality, as well as develop their own. The Virtual Reality Room can be booked for up to two hours using our Study Room booker. For more info, check out our guide about Virtual Reality and Gaming. 

Equipment & Software Guides

Virtual and Augmented Reality

HTC Vive Cosmos

HTC Vive Cosmos is a virtual reality system that is permanently installed in the Virtual Reality Room. Equipped with advanced sensors, and controllers and assisted by top notch graphics, you can do everything from learn survival and engineering skills to creating 3D artwork in real time.

Console Gaming 

 

RetroPie

Using a Raspberry Pi, an old tv has been repurposed to allow users to play all of their old console and arcade favorites! Featured systems are Nintendo 64, Gameboy, arcade games, and more.

Request a game!

Use the game request form to request a game. We are more likely to be able to purchase console games which will be available for checkout through our Game Self Checkout machine on the side of the Digital Media Studio.