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Tech Central

Tech Central is the first point of contact for members of the MassArt community with questions and requests for assistance with Technology resources. We provide equipment borrowing services and in-house technical support for all matriculated MassArt students, faculty, and staff (with a current MassArt ID).


Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

Appointments may be possible at other times, and can be arranged with a technician when needed.

Technology staff will monitors email, voicemail, and tickets submitted via the Help Desk Portal during business hours of 8:00am until 5:00pm M-F.

Contact Us

Location: Tower 312
Telephone: 617.879.7888
Web: Help Desk Portal
Print Service Bureau: WePrint Request form

The Lab is able to print specialty prints for all matriculated MassArt students, faculty, and staff. Please submit any request for specialty prints via the WePrint Request form.

Loan Policy

  • BFA studentsMFA students, and Certificate Students can borrow equipment for a maximum of three days for review boards only with the authorization of a faculty member

    Equipment Request Form
  • Faculty and Staff can borrow equipment for a maximum loan period of 7 days
  • All computer loans are restricted to faculty and staff only. Standard faculty/staff checkout policies apply.


Borrowers are financially liable for lost, stolen or damaged Tech Central equipment. Borrower must pay for the replacement cost in addition to a $10.00 processing fee.

Reservations and Renewals

To insure equipment availability, we encourage borrowers to make reservations one week in advance for both portfolio documentation and equipment needs. Tech Central also offers walk-in as well as telephone reservations.

All equipment reservations may be renewed up to three times provided that the equipment is returned on time and it's not reserved.  

In order to renew equipment, all gear must be present at the time of renewal. No renewals will be made over the phone.