Video Edit Suites Overview

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The Video Edit Suites are three editing stations set up like the stations in the Multimedia Lab.

  • They have one computer station with a variety of accessories and software. 
  • They are designed to be used by 1-2 students. 
  • They are available for students to use for academic use. 
  • The labs require the proficiency badge and also the quarterly access badge. 
  • Students in approved programs or contracts will be added to the access badge each quarter.  


  • They are in their own rooms around the corner from the Multimedia Lab in 1524, 1526 and 1528.
  • From the lobby walk past the Multimedia Lab and turn left at the garbage and recycling station.


  • The Video Edit Suites are available to students in programs or individual learning contracts that are a paying an appropriate media fee. 
  • The labs require the proficiency badge and also the quarterly access badge.
  • Read the Media Labs Access Policy for lab polices
  • Read the Scheduling General Access Media Labs article for scheduling procedures
  • Schedule time at Media Loan, the Multimedia Lab or via Self Service in Schedule Evergreen.
  • Get keys from Media Loan for your scheduled time.
  • For more information call 360-867-5455 or email

General Policies

  • No food or drinks of any kind are allowed in the labs.
  • Alcohol, drugs, vaping and smoking are not allowed anywhere in the buildings.
  • Take care of yourself and remember to take a break once in a while.
  • Clean up after yourself.  
  • Do not delete other students' files.
  • Do not unplug or remove anything from the spaces.
  • Make sure the door is closed and locked when you leave the lab.
    • Do not leave doors propped open if the room will be temporarily unoccupied, even if you are only running to the restroom.
  • Only use your scheduled time.
  • Return keys and equipment promptly to Media Loan or to the Library Circulation Desk.
  • Reports any lab problems by following the Report a problem in a media lab procedure.
  • Be courteous and respectful to the other users of the labs and all student employees.
  • Follow the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities and the Social Contract
  • Files on computers may be deleted at the end of each quarter or as-needed.
    • Always keep a backup of your work in another location.


  • If you need help, go to the Multimedia Lab 1404.
  • In the dock there is a folder with an orange M called Manuals that contain PDF’s of some of the manuals
  • The Evergreen Help Wiki


Equipment in all rooms

  • Mac Studio with 64 GB of Ram
  • 32" 4k Monitor
  • Second 1920x1080 monitor
  • Arturia Minifuse 2 audio interface
  • JBL near field speakers
  • Headphones
  • Korg Nanokey midi keyboard

Video Edit 2

  • Adjustable height desk
  • Wacom Cintiq tablet

Lab Procedures

Powering On Procedure

  1. Turn down the volume on the MiniFuse 2. It is the white box.
  2. Turn on the power strip located between the Mac Studio and the external monitor.
  3. Power on the computer by pressing the button on the lower left corner of the computer.
  4. Log in to the computer and wait for the user template to fully start up.


File Management

All file storage on the computers is local to that computer.  You need to back up your files in order to use them in another lab.

  • Make a folder on the desktop to store your files.  
  • When working save often
  • When you are done save and quit any applications you are using.
  • Back up your files to:
    • OneDrive
    • External hard drive
    • Thumb drive
  • If you have a fast USB three hard drive you can work directly of your drive.  
  • We erase all the student files off the computers on Thursday of every eval week.
  • Always back up your files