The AUR network is based on Gigabit technology and connects to the internet over a 100Mbps fibre optic line. There are approximately 180 workstations on campus (PCs and Macs) that service academic and administrative departments. AUR recently enhanced its Wi-Fi installing over 20 Access Points to provide 100% Wi-Fi coverage on campus.
AUR has several computer labs on campus, some of which are dedicated to teaching.
The main computer lab is located in Building A on the garden level floor. The lab is open to students and faculty and is equipped with 44 Windows 7 workstations and 6 Mac G4s. Both Macs and PCs are equipped with Office productivity software and are networked to provide students with printing capabilities and internet access. Workstations for advanced film making and editing are also available. In In addition two large copiers are available in the lab for printing, copying and scanning.
The Evan’s Hall Library has a small Mac lab on the ground floor and a larger lab with 12 Windows 7 workstations in the study area on the first floor. Printing, scanning and copying is available to students and faculty in the library.
The Multimedia Battista lab is located in the Carini Building and is available to communication students enrolled in select film-related courses. The lab is equipped with fourteen 27” Apple i-Macs with pro-level film, effects, and sound software (Avid Media Composer, Adobe Creative Suite CS6); several Mac Pro computers with 23” Flat Screen Cinema; a dual mini-DV/VHS tape and dub deck; a 21″ color TV for playback; DVD Burners; five broadcast-quality video cameras and four entry-level video cameras; pro-level boom microphones and sound kits and professional spot lighting kits with accessories.
The Science and Computer Classroom is located on the 5th floor of Building B and is used for science and computer based lessons. The lab is a fully equipped learning center, providing teaching aids in our science, physics and math courses. The laboratory is stocked with experimentation tools and equipment.
The use of instructional technology is an integral part of teaching techniques at The American University of Rome. All classrooms are equipped with an array of instructional technology including networked Windows 7 PCs with dedicated internet access. High-definition and non HD ceiling mounted digital projectors, DVD/Blu Ray players and digital sound systems. All classrooms at AUR have Wi-Fi access.
The Auriana Auditorium
AUR’s auditorium has a seating capacity of 99, the room is equipped with an assortment of multimedia equipment including a complete public address system with wireless microphones, a 61” plasma screen, a Dolby surround sound system, state of the art video conferencing facilities and a High Definition ceiling mounted video projector.