Using the Control Panel in a Standard Classroom


This article describes how to operate the Classroom Control Panel in a STANDARD Classroom. 




  1. Press the Power Button to turn on the Front Display in the classroom.

  2. Computer (1) to connect to the Classroom Chromebox at the podium.

    • Please note that when using the Classroom Chromebox:

      • Files that you download are added to your Google Drive. Click here for more information and training on Google Drive.

      • Microsoft Office and other programs are not installed on the Classroom Chromebox directly. Opening PowerPoint, Excel, and Word files on your Classroom Chromebox will convert them Google Slides, Sheets and Docs files respectively, which will retain the files' contents, but some features such as embedded audio may be missing. If you need to use Microsoft Office applications, SPSS or other tools, you can use Apporto. Click here for more information and training on Apporto. 

      • Click "Sign Out" at the lower right when you are done with using the computer. Do not turn the computer itself off. 

  3. Computer (2) to connect to a laptop (connected via HDMI)

    • If you wish to connect your laptop via HDMI, you are encouraged to bring your own converter if your laptop requires one to connect to the podium. 

OR, you can connect your laptop wirelessly through Airtame:  

  1. Connect to Airtame, and follow instructions on the screen to connect your laptop wirelessly.

  2. Connect to the Blu-Ray/DVD player.

  3. Mute button to turn the volume on and off.  Adjust the knob to increase or decrease volume.

Click here for our article containing videos on how to use the Control Panel in each type of classroom. 

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There are several different types of classroom setups at Saint Peter's University. This article contains videos that identify features of each classroom type, as well as demonstrate how to use the control panels in each classroom type to project/display your class materials to your students.
If you plan on using audio files or playing videos in your classroom, please note there are multiple places where the volume or sound can be enabled or muted. If you experience issues with volume or sound output in your classroom, please make sure to check the following areas outlined in this article.