Podcast Studio

Close up of a microphone on an articulating arm.


This space features an audio mixer, 4 microphones and headphones, and a computer to record and edit your podcasts or conversational recordings through Adobe AuditionGarageband, or Audacity. You may also export your recordings to the computer, save them on an external hard drive or cloud storage such as Google Drive, and edit them on your own computer or at the Language and Media Centers.

Location and Scheduling

Located in Clothier Hall 017 (lower level, below Essie Mae's)

Booking blocks of time to record:

  • 1 hr slots up to 3 hrs
    You may reserve more time after your session if you need to make additional recordings.

  • Reservations made after 5pm and on weekends will be processed the next business day

  • No same day bookings
    We require 24hrs to process access to building. If you book a session for the same day we will be unable to give you door access.

Reserve recording sessions at:

Email lrc@swarthmore.edu for room access, questions, and assistance.

A Rodecaster Pro mixer on a table.


Rodecaster Pro Mixer Guides:

Getting Started:

Recording Callers and Online Guests:

Recording to Garageband Guide:

Exporting Podcasts From the Rodecaster Pro Mixer:

Exporting Your Podcast to a Digital File (MP3, WAV, etc.) in Garageband

Recording to Audition Guide:

Garageband Linkedin Learning:

Audacity Linkedin Learning Tutorial:

Resources for Students and Instructors

Starting Your Podcast: A Guide For Students

Teaching Podcasting: A Curriculum Guide for Educators

Ways you can contact ITS or find information:

ITS Support Portal: https://support.swarthmore.edu
Email: support@swarthmore.edu
Phone: x4357 (HELP) or 610-328-8513
Check out our remote resources at https://swatkb.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/remote/overview
Check our homepage at https://swarthmore.edu/its