The Makerspace



The makerspace offers access to equipment, training, and support to all WWU students while promoting a culture of collaboration and inclusion. Learn how to use 3D printers, laser cutters, sewing machines, and more while sharing ideas, building community, and innovating with your peers.

Location and Hours


Located in ET 251 (Ross Engineering Building), the space overlooks a larger lab in the Engineering building and comes equipped with a variety of tools for student use. Students are encouraged to use the Makerspace as a place to work on class projects, help with the ongoing Makerspace project, and gain valuable lab experience. 

Contact Makerspace staff:

Spring Quarter Hours:

Monday 12-9pm

Tuesday 12-9pm

Wednesday 12-9pm

Thursday 12-9pm

Friday 12-5pm


What's in the Space?


Students have access to a variety of tools, including:

  • Laser cutter
  • 3D printers
  • Industrial sewing machines
  • Soldering station
  • Work station computers 
  • Vinyl cutter 

1. Enroll

Self-enroll in the makerspace canvas course

Want to learn how to use our equipment? It’s easy to get started.

2. Online Tutorials

Complete the online tutorial(s) associated with the equipment you are interested in learning and/or using.

3D printer
vinyl cutter

3. Tutorial Projects

Come to the makerspace to complete tutorial projects with support from makerspace staff.



Completed the above steps? 

You can use the equipment!

Questions?  Need a refresher?

Student Technology Center

Students from all majors across campus are encouraged to check out the Student Technology Center on the second floor of Haggard Hall.   Equipment, workshops and tutoring are available!