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About The VR Studio

Virtual reality is the creation of an artificial environment that is digitally created and displayed to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts this environment.

To meet the demanding needs of this space the Pennsylvania College of Technology has employed the latest in VR Technology so as to ensure the best experience that students can have.

Visit the Library Circulation Desk to request the room during studio hours.

Room Equipment

The VR Studio is equipped with the latest generation of VR Technology ensuring the best in performance/functionality during sessions.


Vive Pro

Our VR Studio is equipped with the HTC Vive Pro. This VR System provides high resolution, comfort, and tracking for the most demanding VR Users.


Sporting the latest in power and techonology the Alienware Aurora is designed to provide students with the best possible experience while using the HTC Vive Pro. The Aurora is equipped with a 4K 55” display inside the room, and a display outside for visitors to watch.

Pre-installed software on the system includes Viveport and Steam VR. This ensures students will have the ability to select between the needs of both work and entertainment.


The VR Studio is open during the following hours; Inclement weather and/or library events may affect these hours.

Sunday-Thursday: 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday: 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: Closed

The VR Studio is closed until further notice
3 p.m.–10 p.m.
3 p.m.–10 p.m.
3 p.m.–10 p.m.
3 p.m.–10 p.m.
3 p.m.–10 p.m.
3 p.m.–10 p.m.

Check Availability

Room availability is subject to emergency and weather closures.

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Care & Safety

Cleaning the Headset and Lens

Between uses, clean the headset with antibacterial wipes and wipe the headset's lens with cleaning cloths (being careful not to scratch the lens).

Return all Equipment when done

Place all equipment to the stand and plug-in to charge.

Be Aware of Your Surroundings

Don't hit anything with the controllers!


VR Studio Guidelines

Check Your Surroundings

Clear your surroundings of objects, wires, or any other material that may impede or trip you during studio use.

Spacial Awareness

You can't see the real world, so have someone watch your movements.

Comfort and Breaks

Adjust the VR Headset straps for comfort and make sure to take breaks every 30 minutes.