The School of Architecture Visual Resources Collection (VRC) manages a fully equipped black and white darkroom for use by SOA faculty, students, and staff. To schedule darkroom use please contact the VRC Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm, at 512.471.0143, via e-mail (, or in person in Sutton 3.128.

Please note that before using the darkroom one must complete a short orientation in order to be authorized to use the facility. Orientations are conducted by the VRC's Photo TA.


Consult the UTSOA Darkroom Calendar for availability.


darkroom enlargers
VRC Sutton Darkroom Enlarger Bay


film developing
Developing film in the darkroom