IRC Fall and Spring Semester Hours:

Monday: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Tuesday: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Wednesday: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Summer Hours:

Monday/Wednesday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday/Thursday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Fridays & Weekends: CLOSED

Note: The Instructional Resource Center will remain closed during semester breaks, university closures, and observed holidays. We will be temporarily closed July 10th through July 14th.

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Background Checks / Fingerprinting, by appointment only:

The IRC is accepting cash and online credit card payments ( at this time. A 3% fee will be applied to all card purchases. Checks are NOT accepted.

Borrowing Materials

A diverse collection of materials are available at the IRC for checkout. These items include headphones, video cameras, books, test kits, manipulatives, DVD's, Chromebooks, projectors, presentation remotes and much more. Registered patrons can view available materials as well as access and manage their own profile on the IRC cataloging website at IRC Liberty


Black and white printing may be done with a FlashCard via Uniprint in any computer lab (203, 205, 211) and in the IRC (221). If you do not have a FlashCard with money on it, you can add money to your FlashCard online with a credit/debit card or cash. A 3% fee will be applied to all card purchases. You can also add money to your card by inserting cash into a FlashCard machine. The closest machines are in the Business Administration Building and the Kent State Library.

If you do not have money on your FlashCard, you may send documents to IRC staff at and pay $0.11 per page (black/white) for us to print documents for you. Color printing is also available in the IRC for $0.43 per page. Just bring the file to the front desk and they will send it to the printer, payable with cash or credit/debit card. 

Color poster printing (36" wide) is also in the IRC and must be done via either PowerPoint or PDF payable via IDC, cash, or card. To format a document for the poster printer, please follow these instructions, then bring this file to the IRC for poster printing. Poster printing may take up to 24 hours to be printed and is charged at $6.00 per linear foot, plus tax.

Inter-departmental Charges (IDC): IDC printing is only supported by the EHHS Tech Office located in room 209 White Hall.  In order to print using an IDC index, the tech office requires an online request to be submitted.  


The IRC sells items for certain ITEC courses. Protocols for tests in the IRC are for sale. Price varies according to the test. All purchases (except for black and white printing/copying, which can be paid for by flashcard) must be paid for via cash or credit/debit card. 

Other Services


Provided services and pricing information.

Patrons must pay with cash, credit card, debit card, or inter-departmental charge. A 3% fee will be applied to all card purchases. Patrons are allowed to charge things to a department provided they have an interdepartmental charge form on file with their name on it in the IRC.