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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality: Forms and Policies

Release of Liability for VR Lab

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Release of Liability


The Derrell C. Roberts Library is offering free use of HP Z VR virtual reality devices, including equipment and software, with the understanding that while the library will provide a supervised experience, all participants are required to sign this waiter releasing the Library from any liability regarding the use of this equipment and software.


Please read and initial each section:

_____I understand that some users report dizziness or vertigo from the VR experience, or other effects on the user’s sense of balance, sight, and hearing. I agree to report any discomfort or disorientation immediately, so that the facilitator can remove the equipment and take appropriate measures to assist me.

_____I understand that I can terminate the VR experience at any time, but I must also listen to the facilitator and follow instructions at all times in order to have a safe and optimal experience.

_____If I fail to comply with safety precautions and instructions, the Library may revoke my privilege to use the Virtual Reality equipment.

_____By signing, I acknowledge that I have read and understood all the terms of this release form. I am voluntarily giving up legal rights, including the right to sue Dalton State College, the Derrell C. Roberts Library or its employees.


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Participant’s Name (Please print)                      Date

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Phone number                                                  Student ID number


Email address


__________________________________  _______________________________

Participant’s Signature                                    Library Staff Signature

Policies for VR Lab

VR Lab Policies

· To reserve the VR equipment and Lab, you must first complete an orientation and sign the release form. Click here to schedule an orientation!

· The VR Lab is available to DSC students, faculty and staff.

· The VR Lab can be reserved in 1 hour increments, up to a maximum of 3 hours per day.

· VR touch controllers must be checked out at the circulation desk and returned after use.

· VR development/research projects have priority in reserving time.

· Requests for purchasing VR apps or software can be submitted to the Library Director (

· You are allowed to log into your own account to access your personal library for VR content. *Remember to sign out when you are finished* Roberts Library is not responsible for your personal accounts.

· No eating or drinking in the VR Lab.

· DSC Library staff reserve the right to close the VR Lab at any time.


· Always place the headset and controllers on the table or stand, never on the ground.

· Be aware of cables during use.

· Make sure controllers are secured to your wrist during use.

· If you have any questions regarding use of the equipment, ask at the Help desk.

· If you feel nausea or discomfort, take the headset off immediately and sit down. Do not use the headset when you are: tired; need sleep; under the influence of alcohol or drugs; have digestive problems; under emotional stress or anxiety; or when suffering from cold, flu, headaches, migraines, or earaches, as this can increase your susceptibility to adverse symptoms.

· Consult your doctor before use if you have a pre-existing medical condition including, but not limited to, epilepsy, binocular vision abnormalities, psychiatric disorders, or heart conditions.