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Building Access

May 30, 2022

Dear Image Arts students, faculty, and staff,

In Keeping with the province’s discontinuation of required masking, external link as well as guidance issued by Toronto Public Health, external link, the University’s Face Mask Policy will be suspended effective June 1, 2022.

Although masking will no longer be a requirement of attendance on campus, the university strongly recommends that all staff, students, faculty, visitors, and contractors continue to wear a mask or face covering while indoors to limit the transmission of COVID-19.

Please read the below information carefully:

Current Image Arts students will have access to the building starting Friday, January 14, 2022

  • Students can access the building using their OneCard
  • To apply for a OneCard, please follow the instruction on How To Apply for OneCard

Summer access hours

Building access hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

Facility/Production hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (The Technology Resource Centre will only operate during these hours) 

Image Arts Building at 122 Bond Street

Access:                              Undergraduate students: only during regular building hours

                                           Graduate students: 24/7

                                           Faculty and staff: 24/7

Visitors: during regular building hours with authorization                                                                 

Requirements:                   Active OneCard

Entrance:                           Main door at the corner of Gould and Bond Streets                                        

KHS at 50 Gould Street

Regular Building Hours:     Not applicable

Access:                               Undergraduate students: no access

                                            Graduate students: 24/7

                                            Faculty and staff: 24/7

                                            Visitors: only with authorization

Requirements:                    Active OneCard

Entrance:                            Door at 50 Gould Street

Special accommodations: Special requests can be submitted via the IMA Special Request Form, external link, external link.


  • Hours of Operation: Spring/Summer Hours 

    Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, unless otherwise noted.

    Please note: Production facilities will open 30 minutes after the listed times will close 30 minutes before.
  • To gain access to the Technology Resource Centre (formerly the Equipment Cage) all students must sign a Technical Operations Agreement. Incoming 1st year students are also required to complete WHMIS training (available through D2L) and provide a copy of the certificate. The Agreement and WHMIS certificate must be submitted to the cage via the online form., external link
  • Equipment can be reserved in advance using the online booking system., external link Login with your Ryerson credentials. Check-outs and reservations for 10 items or less can be made in person during cage operating hours, but it is recommended that you book in advance online. Reservations cannot be made over the phone.  
  • Online reservations are requests only. Once the booking has been confirmed, you will receive a confirmation email.
  • You are expected to check equipment upon pick-up and report any issues to the Technology Resource Centre within 20 minutes.
  • Sanitizing procedures -  All equipment will be cleaned by staff upon return.
  • To contact the Technology Resource Centre, please call 416-979-5000 Ext 556845. To contact the Technology Resource Centre's technical staff please email, opens in new window or, opens in new window.
  • PDF fileTechnical Operations Agreement Form
  • Hours of Operation 
The Digital Printing Facility, PIC Scanning and Student Print are closed for the term. We will reopen in the Fall of 2022.


  • Digital Printing Facility (DPF) is located on the 2nd Floor of the School of Image Arts (IMA-230)
  • PIC Scanning and Student Print are located on the 2nd Floor of the School of Image Arts (IMA-233)

  • We will continue to use an online submission form. Work submissions will be connected to the DPF email address, which is Please find the link below. We will also accept USB sticks, if needed.
  • Communication about your submission and pick up will be via your Ryerson email address.
  • To book a printer, email
  • To book a scanner, email
  • Please note: Access to all of these facilities are for Undergraduate and Graduate Image Arts students only.
  • Film lab order forms are online google formhere, external link
  • A QR code to the lab form is also posted by the lab dropbox. This form provides info on lab status updates, pricing, procedures and more.
  • Each negative's box or can must be clearly identified with the name used on your form, the date, and your prof’s name when applicable.
  • Forms and exposed films must both be received before orders are handled. 
  • Orders may be deposited any time the school is open but intake is cut off twice a week, with results the following evening.
  • Digital transfers of films are emailed when ready.
  • Payment for lab orders is automatically deducted from student OneCards. Cards should be preloaded accordingly.
  • For further info, contact Mark Loeser in the lab at IMA 327 or at, opens in new window
  • Open Space and The School of Image Arts Workshop will be available for fabrication and assembly work for the Winter 2022 term.  Hours of operation will be: Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Tuesdays and Wednesdays the studio will be open by appointment.  Appointments can be made with the Technician, Joseph Lammirato.
  • Joseph will also be available for online student consultations through Google Chat, Google Meet or Zoom. Please make arrangements and appointments by email to, opens in new window
  • Students will be able to take out selected Open Space tools to complete projects off campus following consultation with the Technician.

FCAD Open Space: How-to video - The Cordless Drill.

FCAD Open Space: How-to video - The Jigsaw.