Beaupre 215

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Located Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences, 2nd floor, room 215 (map)


Capacity: 32


For additional information, please contact:
Classroom Media Assistance
Lower Level Library (LL4)

To reserve this room, contact:
General Assignment Classrooms form: Request a Classroom

Electronic Access

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Important Notes: Card Activation

This room is equipped with electronic access (a card-swipe lock). The electronic mechanism locks and unlocks with a swipe of an authorized URI ID card.

To unlock the door, swipe the ID card with the magnetic strip inside the sliding mechanism, and your picture facing to the left as shown in the picture at the right. To lock the door, repeat this process.

  • A steady green light indicates the door is unlocked.
  • A red light indicates the door is locked.

Faculty assigned to teach in classrooms with electronic access should be automatically entered prior to the start of the semester, or 24 hours before a special event. To be safe, be sure to test your card at least 1 business day prior to your first class meeting.

If your card does not work, contact Facilities Services Access Control Office at 874- 4577, or e-mail at


Light Switch

Light switches are located on the wall adjacent to the door.

Light switch near main entrance

Shade Switch

A switch that controls the shades on the windows.

Shade switch near main entrance

Internet Access


Wired Connection

Each room has at least one active ethernet port for use with the internet.
The port will be marked with a yellow dot.
There should be an ethernet cable in the rack drawer to use with the port.
If you find one is missing, please call Classroom Media Assistance at 874-4278.

Wireless Access

If you are unable to get online using the wired port, or if you prefer, all rooms also have wireless internet access.
If you have not used wireless access in the past, please be sure to test out your laptop before class starts.
Some manufacturers have special programs or settings that control wireless, or your machine may have a physical button that needs to be selected.

If you have never used your laptop on the URI network, you will be asked to download and install and electronic policy key. You probably don't want to do this during class time as it can be time consuming, so connect your laptop in your office first and get this step out of the way.

To authenticate with the policy site:
- Use your URI eCampus username
- With your Sakai/wireless password.

If you don't remember this password, please call the URI Help Desk at 401-874-4357.

TurningPoint Technologies Channel for this Classroom

Channel 65


Room Equipment

Projector Screen and Controls

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To move the screen down, use the "Down" button.

To move screen up, use the "Up" button, and it will automatically rise.
The center "Stop" button is to stop the movement of the screen, otherwise it is fully automated to extend or retract.
Please put the screen up at the end of class.

PLEASE NOTE: If the screen does not respond, please call Classroom Media Assistance 874-4278 for assistance.



The projector is located in the middle of the classroom on the ceiling.

Do not operate manually-- use the switcher located in the podium.(Directions below).

You do not need to turn the projector on. It will turn on automatically when you choose your input source (Video, VGA, HDMI, or BluRay)

Please turn the projector off when done (directions below).

DMPS Presentation System

Podium (DMPS)

The digital media is housed within the presenter podium.

Sony DVD player located in top of media rack

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The podium contains the following resources for presenter use:

  • Podium Computer (PC)
  • Connections for Presenter Laptop (HDMI and VGA w/ Audio)
  • Ethernet connection
  • Document Camera
  • DVD/Blu-Ray Player
  • USB connection port
  • Screen functions

Digital Media Switcher

Digital Media Switcher

The Switcher controls both the signal from media equipment to the projector, and the functions of the DVD player.


  • The projector will be turned on when you select your source, however, you must turn the projector off when done by using the "System Off" button located on the switcher (near the volume knob).
  • The warm-up cycle time for the projector can take as much as 2 minutes to start up and 10 seconds for the light on the projector to start flashing after a source is selected.
  • Hold the "System Off" button for 2-seconds to turn off the projector.
  • When the projector is completely off, the light above the button will become red. This may take 10 seconds.
  • Any attempt to power OFF within the 2 minute Start-Up or Cool-down cycle may crash the system. (The warm-up time is complete when the green light on the projector is no longer blinking.)
  • If needed again, the projector can be powered ON after the 2-minute cool-down cycle.

Document Camera

Document Camera

The document camera can project images of either an opaque piece of paper or a transparency sheet.
Controls for the document camera can be accessed from the room media control at the teacher's station or on the document camera itself.


LCD Projector

The projector is located in the middle of the classroom on the ceiling.

Do not operate manually-- use the switcher located in the black Digital Media rack. (Directions below).

You do not need to turn the projector on. It will turn on automatically when you choose your input source (Video, VGA, HDMI, or BluRay).

Please turn the projector off when done (directions below).

Portables & Wireless

Assisted Listening System (ALS) Transmitter Microphone

Assisted Listening Wireless (Lav) Microphone

One wireless microphone and four ALS Listen units are stored above the BluRay player so they will not get tangled with the cables in the drawer. If used, please wrap the wires around them and return them to this location.

The microphone receiver in the media rack is configured to route the audio signal through the ALS system only. The microphone does not feed the speaker system in the room, this is an Assisted Listening Device only.

Please do not adjust any of the settings on the ALS transmitter or receiver, these have been preset at optimal levels by our tech staff.

ALS Receiver Units


There are ALS Listen wireless receivers are stored above the BluRay player in the media rack.

These units are for use by students who need hearing assistance.

The Listen units will not work unless the microphone unit is turned on.

Extra batteries for these units are stored in the drawer. If all the batteries have been used, please call Classroom Media Assistance, 874-4278.

To use the Assisted Listening System (ALS) , the instructor must wear the wireless microphone and the hearing-impaired student must use the Listen unit. See directions below for further information.

The ALS devices are stored on top of the BluRay player so they will not get confused with the wireless microphones stored in the drawers.


The equipment rack is secured by a key. A key will only be issued to an instructor upon completing at training session.

Connecting a Laptop

1. Turn on the projector and press #1
2. Connect the VGA or HDMI cable to the laptop.
3. Connect the audio cable to the laptop.
4. Turn the laptop on. The startup screen should appear on the laptop and the projector screen after several seconds.**
5. Select source #1 on the switcher.

When using another source, such as DVD player, select the input for that source.



-make sure all auxiliary cables are plugged in and secure.
-restart the equipment you are trying to have sound played from.
-make sure all VGA and video cables are plugged in and secure.
-On a Laptop: Press CTRL + F8
-restart the equipment you are trying to have sound played from.

Locking Up Procedures

1. On the Switcher, press the "System OFF" button to turn Off the projector.
2. Remove your media and Power Off the media machine used. Power Off your laptop. Return cables to the floor box and/or media case.
3. Lock up Digital Media Equipment.
4. Turn the classroom Lights OFF. Shut all Exterior Doors.
5. Swipe-lock the main door using your URI ID. The card reader light will blink green when in locked mode.


Ask students waiting for the next class to remain outside the classroom until their instructor arrives.

As the Instructor, you are responsible for the room's security during your class time, so please lock up!

Additional Room Details

Classroom Information

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room 208
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