Research Instruction & Information Technology Group

Rental Equipment

List of equipment available for rent from the RIIT Group.

What's Available

The chart below details equipment available from the RIIT Group in support of courses, meetings, events and travel. Items may be set up by RIIT Group staff for use within the Business Building, or picked up from the RIIT Group and set up by the user.

To Schedule

All requests for equipment listed below must be submitted via the Smeal Service Management Portal. Each department has a designated individual with access to this system. For information about whom to contact, call the RIIT Group directly at 814-865-0366.


Please consult the fee schedule to determine the rate associated with the use of the items listed below.  If you have any questions related to your specific event or meeting needs, please call the RIIT Group at 814-865-0366 and we will be happy to provide answers.

Available Rental Equipment
Item Description Quantity
Travel LCD Projector Portable LCD Projector. Ultra light, weighs only 3.5 lbs.


LCD Projector Standard size portable LCD projector.


Video Conference Unit Mobile cart equipped with video conference equipment for use in any conference room or large office within the Business Building.


Sound System We offer 2 sound systems for use at meetings or events. Based on the size and nature of your event, we will select the appropriate system to best meet your needs.


Podium Portable stand-up podium for use at meetings and events


Conference Phone Select from either the ClearOne Wireless Conference Phone or the Polycom VoiceStation 100 Wired Conference Phone


Document Camera Used to display written notes, diagrams, and hard copies of material with the use of a projector and screen


Laptop Computer Laptop computer with standard software preinstalled.


Printer HP Deskjet 5940 Printers


Remote Mouse Control your laptop presentation from up to 100' away with this remote mouse


Digital Camera Digital camera with 12x optical zoom


3M 9800 Overhead Projector Overhead Projector for use with transparencies.


Flip Chart Easel with dry erase surface supplied with paper and markers.


Easel Aluminum tripod-style easels


Rectangular Folding Tables Portable, lightweight, tables available in 8', 6', and 5' lengths

(10) 8'

(19) 6'

(2) 5'

Round Folding Tables Portable tables, seat 8-10 per table; 5' diameter. We do not offer table linens.


High-Top Round Tables 3' round, high top tables; three adjustable heights: 29", 36" or 42"


Plastic Table Covers Blue or white plastic covers with elastic edges.  Available to fit 6' and 8' rectangular tables or 3' and 5' round tables



Folding Chairs Blue Folding Chairs for use with tables or set up in rows for theater style seating


Stage Dual height, portable stage available in several configurations made up of three 4' x 8' sections


Coat Rack Portable coat racks with a capacity of 72 hangers each


Rope and Stanchions Black posts with retractable blue belts for use in managing crowds or creating waiting lines, etc.