The John Cage

Welcome to the John Cage

About Us

This collection of equipment was assembled to provide resources for students, faculty, and staff in the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts for use for courses and other College projects. The Cage stores a large variety of equipment including cameras, camcorders, and microphones. 

The John Cage IS CLOSED FOR SUMMER 2024!

Visit Us

Equipment returns are by appointment only. Equipment can also be returned to Kimbel Library.
Thank you for a great semester. 

Location: Edwards 284
Phone: 843-349-2554

To Make an Appointment

No appointment is necessary to check out or return equipment during our open office hours; however, we have wider availability by appointment.

If you would like to schedule an appointment to check out equipment outside of the open hours, please
Visit our Booking Website

Note that we require 24 hours lead time for appointments to ensure that the equipment is available and ready for your use. Please bring your CINO Card to the appointment.

Available Equipment

  • DSLR cameras (Canon Rebel and Sony A7)
  • GoPro Action Cameras
  • Concert Keyboards
  • Wacom Tablets
  • Tripods
  • Microphones

The Kimbel Library also has equipment available to check out for all CCU students, faculty, and staff.


Borrowing Equipment

Equipment can be checked out and returned during open hours and by appointment. In general, the equipment is loaned out over a two-day (48-hour) period. Equipment can also be returned to the Kimbel Library circulation desk.

To check out equipment, please make sure to:

  1. Sign the Equipment Liability Form
  2. Bring your CINO Card

Late Fees

Equipment that is late will result in a $5/day late fee that will be assessed to your student account. You will not be able to check out equipment until you pay your late fee.

Missing, Lost, or Damaged Equipment

All items must be returned with all accessories listed on the label. If an accessory is missing, your account will be assessed a late fee according to the item lost (up to $250). Likewise, damaged and lost equipment will be assessed a repair or replacement fee (up to $5,000). Lost or damaged equipment will also result in the suspension of borrowing privileges.


Other Edwards Production Spaces

If you're interested in the other resources available to Edwards students, check out the other production spaces in the college.