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Host your next class in the Innovation Studio, a high-tech experiential learning classroom with powerful gaming computers, virtual reality headsets, and a multitouch video wall.

The Innovation Studio hosts university courses, tours, RSOs, events, research, and much more. Schedule a visit to see how this room can help your students bond, and see how new technologies are being used in your field. 

CITL's Innovation Studio in Armory room 172

Walk-in during open hours, schedule a group visit or host your next class in the Innovation Studio, a high-tech experiential learning classroom with powerful gaming computers, emerging educational technology, and a multitouch video wall.

The Innovation Studio hosts university courses, tours, RSOs, events, research, individual visits, and much more. Join us at the for an introductory hands-on exploration of the latest technologies impacting teaching and learning including virtual reality, 3D printing, digital inking, 360 photography, gaming, and more! Walk-ins are welcome during Open Hours on Tuesdays from 10am to 4pm. We are open to everyone - students, faculty, staff, and the public.

In the past we’ve partnered with several student groups to help support their missions including MakerGirl, Illini Esports, and VR Club.

Technology on Display

Space Features

  • Six-screen, multitouch video wall

  • 55-inch interactive touch table

  • 8 height-adjustable PC workstations each with an Oculus Rift S headset, plus one instructor station connected to the video wall

  • 6 wireless Oculus Quest VR Headsets

  • Three 5x5 butcher block tables seating up to 8 students each with power and video wall connectivity

  • Ceiling mounted PTZ cameras

  • Screen capture, web conference, and video recording capabilities

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Want to see what we've been up to? Follow us on social media! @citlspaces: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Students using Oculus Rift S headset in the Innovation Studio
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Students using the Oculus Quest in the Innovation Studio