Computer and Video Game Archive

Computer and Video Game Archive Class Visits and Events

Request a class visit

If you’re an instructor or faculty member who wants to hold a class session in the archive, please contact us at to discuss your options.

The maximum capacity for our space is currently set at 15 people due to COVID-19 restrictions.

We can provide:

  • Lecture space, with three large tables for students to gather around (maximum capacity: 30)
  • 47" television with HDMI and VGA ports
  • Projector with large projector screen
  • Document scanner for magnifying physical documents on the projector screen
  • Consultation regarding which games may be relevant to your lecture or discussion 

Host a student event 

We are not hosting social events at this time.

Student groups can request use of the archive for social events, game-related workshops, and other events. 

For a successful request:

  • Your group must be registered with the university
  • The organizer must have a valid U-M library account

Social events are limited to two hours, and can be held only once a semester per group. Academic or research workshops can be held more often at our discretion. 

Please note: Friday afternoons and weekday evenings are by far the busiest times in the archive, so we recommend selecting other times for social events.

To make a request, please contact Please let us know which game systems and titles you would like to use.


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