Facilities and Hours

Second floor hall of the Visual Arts Building, Kennesaw State University

Visual Arts Building and Studios

The School of Art and Design has facilities available to help students progress through the program, including the Open Mac Lab and Visual Arts Resource Center. If you have questions or comments about the equipment in the building studios and facilities, feel free to contact our staff.


Monday - Thursday
7:45 a.m. - 11 p.m. (1/7 - 5/6, 2015)
11 p.m. - 2 a.m. (2/2 - 4/30, 2015)

(For students who have registered for Late Night access only. Call for registration information: 470-578-6139 or visit the Main Office VA202.)

7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m. (1/7 - 5/6, 2015)
Saturday - Sunday
11 a.m. - 7 p.m. (1/17 - 5/3, 2015)

Spring Break 4/4 - 4/10, 2015
Daytime hours M-F only
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
VARC and Open Mac Lab Closed


Chris Dziejowski (VA221)
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Page Burch (VA221)
2 p.m. - 11 p.m
11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Tools / Safety Manual


Shane McDonald (VA223)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m., 2 - 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.




Visitors to campus: We recommend that you make an appointment so we can possibly give you a tour of the studios.

Mac Computer Open Lab (VA 224)

The Open Mac Computer Lab is open to all students at KSU. The room has both color and black/white laser Ricoh printing capability, a wall mat cutter and a traditional bevel mat cutter. Student assistants attend the lab, are familiar with the technology, and are available to help with issues. Each computer has the Adobe Creative Suite 6 as well as other graphics and video editing software programs. Each computer has 12GB of RAM, an SD card reader, and an optical DVD/CD reader/writing drive. Any camcorder connections should be USB or "Thunderbolt" port ready. (Firewire ports are not available.)

Hours & More Information


10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m. - 8 p.m.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
2 - 6 p.m.

Telephone: 470-578-4733

NEW: The lab opens earlier on Tuesday/Thursday because there will be a class held in VA224 from 12:30 - 3:15 p.m. January 6 - May 6, 2015.

The VARC computers are available for students during VARC hours. Please contact Shane McDonald (smcdona4@kennesaw.edu) to express need for any additional Mac Lab hours. Hours may change without notice. If you need a confirmation of hours, please Email Shane or call 470-578-6557.

Also visit the Sturgis Library Information Commons Area and Burruss Building Lab in BB475. These computer labs also have iMacs available for student use.

Visual Arts Resource Center (VA 223)

The VARC is open to students and faculty for computing, printing, art copywork (photography studio), study and research. Please make appointments for photography studio. Three Macintosh computers with the same software and hardware configurations as the Open Mac Lab are available for the use of students and faculty.

Hours & More Information


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Friday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


open 24hrs/day for visual arts faculty

Spring Break: The VARC will be closed to students without faculty supervision April 4-10, 2015.

Due to limited personnel, this room is available for students and visitors only when the door is open or by appointment.