The Weigle Information Commons (WIC) supports innovative learning, teaching, and media production. Our group study spaces and technology-rich classrooms foster collaborative learning and student engagement. We offer training, equipment, and support for digital media, including immersive technology, for Penn students, faculty and staff. For faculty and teaching assistants, we have instruction services, including assistance in assignment design and strategies for teaching with technology. Through the libraries and partners across campus, we provide programming and consulting services that help students succeed.
Vitale Digital Media Lab
The Vitale Digital Media Lab has a large assortment of multimedia equipment and the staff to teach you how to use them. Videocameras, DSLRs, microphones, projectors, phone and laptop chargers, and much more are available for both academic and personal use to current Penn students, faculty, and staff. Equipment can be reserved online and picked up in the lab.
Request custom training
We offer workshops, custom instruction sessions, small-group training, and one-on-one consultations by request for Penn faculty, students, and staff. We have expertise in a range of topics including video and audio production, graphics and design, presentation software, visualization and statistical software, citation management, instructional design, web design, social media, and more.
Explore teaching spaces
We have three reservable classrooms designed for active learning. Apply to teach here for the entire semester or bring your class for just one session that needs our technology and collaborative facilities. We also offer orientations to get the most out of the in-room equipment and custom instructional support from instructional design to co-teaching.