VirtualSpace

In this space, students, faculty, and staff can create and explore virtual worlds. 

 

   A student explores virtual reality in Lake Forest College's VirtualSpace. A student using the VirtualSpace

Lake Forest College’s  VirtualSpace highlights the best in the fast-developing world of virtual reality (VR)! Equipment available for use includes HTC Vive headsets, Ricoh Theta S 360 cameras, a GoPro Omni, and Oculus Go headsets. We welcome student projects and can help you find resources to develop your own work.

We are available by appointment. Email  virtualspace@lacarteeconovista.com for more information. 

VirtualSpace Hours

We request that you make an appointment before visiting. If the general time below does not work for you, please email us!

Fall 2023 Hours 
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Make an Appointment
Book Online: VR Student Host Session
Email: virtualspace@lacarteeconovista.com

Who may use the VirtualSpace?
  • The VirtualSpace is open for use by students, faculty, staff, and the wider community. Contact us to find out more.   
Where are you located? 
  • The VirtualSpace is located on the second floor of Donnelley and Lee Library in Room 212.  
Does Lake Forest College have a virtual reality club? 

Some of the VR demos and games you can explore: 

Hidden and Faraway Worlds
  • 3D Organon VR Anatomy
  • The Body VR: A Journey Inside a Cell
  • COSM
  • Google Earth VR
  • theBlu — see a sample on the College’s  YouTube channel
Google Earth VR

Just for the Fun of VR
  • Accounting 
  • Fruit Ninja VR
  • The Lab (demos by HTC Vive’s creator, Valve)
  • Rec Room
  • Star Trek: Bridge Crew
  • Waltz of the Wizard

The Lab VR


Art Up Close
  • The Night Café - A Tribute to Van Gogh
  • SketchFab VR
  • Google Tilt Brush
  • VR Museum of Fine Art
  • Oneiric Sculptures — Rodin
The VR Museum of Fine Art

Worlds of Nature, Physics, and Space
  • NatureTreks VR
  • n-body VR
  • Star Chart 
  • Titans of Space
  • Spacetours
Titans of Space 2.0

Virtual Storytelling
  • Obduction
  • The Solus Project
  • Trials on Tatooine
  • La Peri — the Firebird (available in French)
Obuduction image
Meet Our Staff

Vilaura Narin

Student Worker

narinv@lacarteeconovista.com

Shellane Shettleworth

Student Worker

shettleworthsa@lacarteeconovista.com