University of Minnesota Office of Classroom Management
Office of Undergraduate Education

Overhead Projector Instructions

(For printable instructions, click here.)

Overhead transparency projectors are available in only a few select classrooms or by specific request for use during each semester. To see which rooms contain this equipment, use the filters on the Room Inventory page (

Requests to place an Overhead transparency projector in your classroom should be made via email to Be sure to include your name and email address, department and course information, building and room number, and the start date for using the Overhead projector. We will place the equipment in your classroom on a semester-by semester basis.


Overhead projector

If you need to engage the alternate lamp, please contact us so we can replace the lamp after your class. If both lamps are out, a call to the Classroom Support Hotline will result in the immediate dispatch of a technician to replace the lamps. We can be reached either by phone: 612-625-1086 or by e-mail: