Jennifer Ivey Bannock Digital Imaging Studio


  • Absolutely NO food or drinks allowed.
  • Please clean up after yourselves.
  • The studio is an inclusive and welcoming space for all members of the community. Intolerant, abusive or harassing behaviour will not be tolerated and lab access may be rescinded.
  • Please be considerate and respectful of other people and their property.
    • Use headphones for audio.
    • Set phones to vibrate and leave the facility when talking on your phone.
    • Do not touch or move other peoples’ prints on top of the drawers.
    • Be respectful of other peoples’ work when moving prints in and out of the shared drawers.
  • Keep an eye on your valuables at all times.
  • Report any suspicious behaviour to the technician, lab monitor or York security immediately.
  • Back up your files before leaving as all items on desktop are automatically deleted upon log out.
  • Be ready to leave at the scheduled closing time, posted on the door. Start saving your work at least 15 minutes before it’s time to go. Closing times are not negotiable.
  • Tampering with locks, alarm systems and leaving stops in doors is strictly prohibited.
  • Faculty, Technicians and lab monitors may revoke access if these rules are not followed.


  • Students must attend in-class authorizations before using the equipment. Students absent from these demonstrations must make arrangements with faculty and the technician before they can be granted access to the equipment.
  • Report damaged and missing equipment to the technical staff immediately.


  • The Jennifer Ivey Bannock Digital Imaging Studio provides a workspace for undergraduate students enrolled in certain Photography and Printmedia courses. Graduate students may also use the facility upon completion of a scheduled orientation.
  • Service printing on large format printers is available to students and faculty outside the Visual Arts department. Please see technician or lab monitor for more details.
  • Priority access to the lab is given to students whose classes are in progress.
  • Extended access hours vary by semester and are posted on the door to the studio (rm. 132). This access is a privilege and may be revoked if rules are not adhered to.
  • Monitors are authorized to supervise the studio when faculty and technical staff are not on the premises.  They are responsible for carrying out studio work, administrative work, maintenance and caretaking tasks and are available to answer specific technical questions.
  • Monitors are proxies for technical staff and must be accorded courtesy and respect.