FAQ




Can I use the labs and facilities in the Photography Department during the Spring 2021  semester?
Yes! All currently teaching faculty and actively enrolled students who are Photography Majors, Minors, or enrolled in a PHOT course may use our facilities.


What are the open lab hours for Spring 2021 ?
Because the use of any lab now requires a reservation, our open lab hours have been simplified. Please click here to view this semester's open lab hours. Please note that these hours are always subject to change if necessary.


How do I reserve a lab or classroom?
If you are a student and need to make a reservation to use a lab, please visit the type of lab you would like to use from the home page to learn more about that lab and click on the reservation link. Alternatively, if you already know which lab you would like to use you can make a reservation for any lab by visiting our reservations page here.


If you are faculty member and would like to reserve an entire lab or classroom for a face to face demo or critique and haven’t done so already, please use the contact form in the upper right corner (envelope symbol) or email techoffice@pratt.edu with your request. Please note, in order to ensure the space will be available requests must be received 2 weeks prior to the date needed.


What are the room capacities in the Photography Department for Spring 2021?
All of our room capacities have been adjusted to account for social distancing and can be found here.


What about storage? Can I still use a storage room, flat file or locker?
Yes! Storage is still available to students and details can be found here.


What is the Photography Department doing to clean spaces and keep the LL-ARC safe for use?
We are doing everything in our power to keep our facilities as safe as possible. This includes physical reconfiguration, additional cleaning, and equipment quarantine procedures. Details on Covid-19 health and safety protocol can be found here.


Can I eat with my friends in the labs and classrooms in the Photo Department?
Unfortunately, in Spring 2021 there is no food or drink allowed in any Photo Department space and friends cannot accompany anyone during open lab periods.


Where can I learn more about remote learning tools?
Pratt Institute has an excellent telepresence website with lots of resources for remote learning. This information can be found here.


I still have questions! What should I do?
Not to worry! Head over to the Locations and Contacts page found here and feel free to reach out to any of the administration and staff in the Photography Department. Also be sure to check the Back to Pratt webpage found here for Institute wide updates on returning to campus in Spring 2021

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