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Video Conferencing

General Information Room

Capacity: 15 people
Location: CHP Room 129

Video Conference Technology

Polycom VSX7000
Sony 50” Plasma TV
VCR/DVD combo

Podium Technology

Multi-media podium with desktop
Windows 7 PC
Ceiling-mounted projector
VCR/DVD combo
Smart Whiteboard
Internet Wireless 802.11n

Available: Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 10:00 pm

Vending: Machines located outside of the room

Catering: Please call Detroit Mercy-Sodexo at (313) 993-1616

For more information, please call the Audio Visual and Classroom Support Office at (313) 993-1800.

The Detroit Mercy community and non-profit organizations have been the traditional users of the system, but the system can be rented to private organizations as well.

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    Internal Charge

    $45/hour plus usage*

    To setup a Video Conference Call:

    1. Locate the following connection information to establish the call:

    • ISDN Dial-in #
    • Connection Speed
    • Mobile-voice # to contact before the call
    • Mobile voice # to contact during the call

    Verify the call site can communicate using the Video-Conferencing H.320 standard.

    2. Locate a charge-back account number to be IDC’d for the call.

    3. Reserve the room through the Registrars Office at (313) 993-3313.

    4. Reserve the equipment and schedule an on-site technician through the ITS-AV office by calling (313) 993-1800. An IDC account number is required to complete this step.

    An ITS-AV technician will be on-site 15 minutes prior to the start of the session to establish a connection and will remain present outside of the room for support as needed.

    *Usage rates vary. A typical 1-hour call in the U.S. is about $5.

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    External Charge

    $100/hour for calls within the United States
    $100/hour plus usage for calls outside of the United States

    Two-hour minimum.

    To set up a Video Conference Call

    1. Review and complete the video conferencing agreement.

    2. Locate the following connection information to establish the call:

    • ISDN Dial-in #
    • Connection Speed
    • Mobile-voice # to contact before the call
    • Mobile voice # to contact during the call

    Verify the call site can communicate using the Video-Conferencing H.320 standard. 

    3. Reserve the room by calling (313) 993-3313

    4. Reserve the equipment and schedule an on-site technician through the office by calling the Audio-Visual and Classroom Support office at (313) 993-1800. Deliver a copy of the completed video conferencing agreement to the ITS-AV Manager.

    5. Make a $200 deposit to the Detroit Mercy-Student Accounting Office into the ITS professional services account.

    An Audio-Visual technician will be on-site 15 minutes prior to the start of the session to establish a connection and will remain present outside of the room for support as needed.

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