Video Editing

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

Service Summary

Editing stations are available for post-production work. Edit, create, and print videos using STAR Lab resources. Student mentors with specialized knowledge of video editing software are on hand to assist with troubleshooting.

All video Macs support the Final Cut Pro Suite 7 and Final Cut X, as well as iMovie and QuickTime Pro.

Video PCs are available with Adobe Premiere editing software and Windows Media.

All video computers have Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, and Audition.



  • All students, faculty, and staff are authorized to use the lab.
  • While reservations are not required, please keep in mind that during peak seasons or when time is critical to the completion of your project, you should plan accordingly by reserving the equipment you need.
  • Computer stations are reserved in three hour time slots.
  • If you are more than 15 minutes late, your appointment will be forfeited.

How to Get this Service

  • To reserve equipment, click here and log-in with your Mason credentials (NetID).
  • There is no charge for this service.


    Fall and Spring
    Monday thru Thursday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Semester Breaks
    Monday thru Friday: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday: Closed

    Getting Help

    The STAR Lab is located on the second floor of the Johnson Center, Room 229. For more information or to make a reservation, call 703-993-8990or visit STAR Lab.

    Last modified date: October 22, 2015