AV Services and Special Equipment

The Swain Student Activities Center offers a variety of audio-visual and technological accommodations to enhance events. Some of these accommodations include:

  • Built-in digital projectors and displays
  • Built-in audio services
  • Portable audio-visual equipment
  • Free high speed wireless internet

In addition to technology resources, the SAC is also equipped with some essential special event equipment such as modular staging, pipe and drape, sign stands, and a variety of other items. Clients can work with SAC staff to build an event setup that meets the needs and expectations of almost any event.

Equipment and Technology Fees

SAC tables, chairs, and some other types of equipment are available for most space reservations at no additional charge.

Delivery charges may apply for SAC equipment that is delivered to campus spaces beyond the SAC, Red Barn, West Plaza, and South Plaza. Groups may be able to avoid delivery charges by arranging pickup of the equipment.

Most SAC meeting and event spaces are also equipped with a variety of state of the art digital displays, projectors, and audio equipment. Though some of this AV equipment may be built in to the space, groups must request use of it to be able use it for their event or meeting. Use of AV equipment may incur fees that will be charged to the reservation. Please see equipment fees below to find pricing information. Descriptions of the rate schedules can be found on the Room Rates page at: www.louisville.edu/sac/space/room-rates

As of July 2019, all Student Group events will no longer incur fees for standard AV services or use of special equipment. This only applies to events classified under the Student Group rate schedule. Please note that fees may still be assessed for other chargeable services including extended building hours, delivery of equipment beyond the SAC, additional staffing or custodial services, etc.

KY state sales tax of 6% is included in all listed equipment rates.

Equipment Rates

Item
Student Org
Department
Affiliated
Non-UofL
Input - Gold Box*
$0
$0
$0
$0
Laptop
$0
$15
$25
$50
Lighting - LED Light Stands (2)
$0
$50
$75
$150
Lighting - LED Uplighting Package
$0
$50
$75
$150
Lighting - Red Barn Stage Lights
$0
$50
$125
$250
Lighting - Spotlight
$0
$40
$50
$100
Microphone - Wired*
$0
$0
$0
$0
Microphone - Wireless Handheld
$0
$15
$25
$50
Microphone - Wireless Lavalier
$0
$15
$25
$50
Projector - Mobile
$0
$20
$25
$50
Projector/Display - Built-In**
$0
$15
$0
$0
Screen - Portable 9'x12'
$0
$30
$50
$100
Screen - Portable Tripod 84"
$0
$25
$40
$80
Sound System - Built-In**
$0
$15
$0
$0
Sound System - Portable
$0
$40
$65
$125
Sound System - Red Barn Small PA**
$0
$15
$0
$0
Pipe and Drape Section - 8'/12' Tall Black
$0
$20
$40
$80
Stage Section - 6'x8'
$0
$10
$15
$30
*Included with use of Sound System - Built-In
**Included with room charge for Affiliated and Non-UofL reservations