How to Book IMC Equipment

Instruction for Booking IMC Equipment Using Connect2

Logging into Connect2

  • Go to IMC/Connect2 home page: imc.commarts.wisc.edu, and you will see the following:
    • Sign in to your account (Log in portal)
    • Open hours (IMC contact info)
    • Contact us (IMC hours)
  • Click on "Sign in to your account" on the IMC/Connect2 home page
  • Connect2 homepage
  • Sign in by selecting "Sign in with your UW NetID" in the blue rectangle box
  • Sign in
  • After signing in, four options will be displayed on the top of the page
    • "Messages" - ex. overdue equipment
    • "Active Bookings" - ex. displays items currently booked
    • "Items Checked Out" - ex. displays items currently checked out
    • "Alerts" - ex. late items
    Landingpage

    Making a booking

    1. Start booking
      • Click on the "Book by Category" tab on the top of the page
      • Choose either "Equipment" or "Editing Suites" for your desired need
      Startbooking
    2. Select equipment/resources
      • Search the name of the equipment needed in the search bar (top left corner) or click on the category it resides under
        • List of Equipment Names/Search Keywords
          Panasonic GH5 Kit "gh5"
          Panasonic GH5 Battery "gh5"
          Panasonic GH5 Tripod "gh5"
          64 GB SD Card "sd"
          Panasonic 35-100mm F2.8 "panasonic"
          Panasonic 7-14mm F4.0 "panasonic"
          Boom Pole - CA155 "boom"
          Impact Reflector Kit "reflector"
          Dracast LED500 kit "dracast"
          Tascam DR-100mkIII "tascam"
          2 GB SD Card "sd"

      Select equipment
      • Once you find what you need, add to "Basket"
        • The "Basket" button provides a list of items in the basket → items can be deleted if you accidentally make a mistake by clicking the "Basket" button and selecting "Remove" next to the item you wish to remove
    3. Double check basket
      • Once all items are added to the basket, double check the basket list is correct
      • Select "Create Booking"
      Double check basket
    4. Select check out and return times
      • Select the date and time you wish to pick up and return your equipment
      • Reminder: you can only have items out for one day (unless you pick up on a Friday)
      • Once you have finalized your booking time, click "Next"
      Select check out and return time
    5. Emergency contact info
      • Please fill out your emergency number in case we need to get in contact with you or there is a mistake on your order
      • Emergency contact
    6. Agreeing to terms & conditions
      • Next, you will be reminded that this checkout falls under our equipment use and borrowing agreement
      • You must check the box to indicate that you agree to the terms and conditions
      Agreeing to terms
    7. Triple check and submit booking
      • On the final page you are about to check out, along with other information about the duration of the checkout, click "Submit" to finalize booking after checking everything is correct
    Triple check

    BINGO! Now you have successfully booked equipment.

    • Stop at IMC around your check out time to pick up the equipment
    • Reminder: your reservation will be cancelled after an hour later than the scheduled reservation time
    • Please let us know if anything malfunctions or damages during a shoot
    • If you have any trouble with any part of the booking process, never be afraid to ask at the desk for assistance.




Keywords:IMC, booking, connect2, help, equipment, editing suites, CA, 155, 355, reserve, reservation   Doc ID:113690
Owner:James R.Group:CommArts Instructional Media Center
Created:2021-09-14 14:47 CDTUpdated:2021-09-21 10:22 CDT
Sites:CommArts Instructional Media Center
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