The Makerspace

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Welcome!

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, 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: makerspace@wwu.edu

Fall Quarter Hours

 

Mon-Thurs:  noon to 6pm

Friday:  noon to 4pm

Sat/Sun: Closed

Want to learn how to use our equipment?

It’s easy to get started.

1. Enroll

Self-enroll in the makerspace canvas course

https://wwu.instructure.com/enroll/3H67L6

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2. Online Tutorials

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

laser
sewing
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? 

makerspace@wwu.edu

What's in the Space?

Tools:

Students have access to a variety of tools, including:

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

 

 

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!