The Collaboratory: Campus Makerspace

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The UWB Makerspace is a space where students can collaborate, study, and explore. Located on the first floor of Discovery Hall, the Makerspace is a place where students can work in teams or individually on their curricular and co-curricular endeavors. The space is designed to be a creative environment with the equipment students need for both group and makerspace activities. 

Upcoming Workshops Winter 2017

To see the workshop schedule for the quarter, please click here.

New to the world of Makers?  Please drop in when you have time for basic knowledge and skills workshops.  These workshops will cover what you will need to know to start using the equipment in the Makerspace, and can be performed by any staff member.  Simply ask to learn about the space.

Location and Directions

The Collaboratory is located in Discovery Hall on floor one, room DSC-152.


Recent Posts

Register for Maker Fest Now!

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The Makerspace is holding a Maker Fest in the ARC overlook early Spring Quarter and we would love for all of you to participate! The Maker Fest will be an event where participants can showcase and educate visitors about things they have made or created. Students of all disciplines and majors are welcome to participate. This event will be a great opportunity to get inspired, share ideas, and network with the creative community found on our campus. Reserving a space will be restricted to UWB Students, staff, and faculty, but we encourage the local community to come and join on the day of the event.

 

Registration for the Maker Fest is now available. Register to display things you've made, or simply let us know you will attend.

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Try Something New - We can help!

Did you know that most people come to the Makerspace to 3D print?  This is a cool technology that becomes increasingly more relevant to jobs and production.

Did you know the UWB Makerspace has four different kinds of 3D printers? If you have tried one of our Flashforge Printers, ask a staff member if you can learn to use the Orion Delta, the Ultimaker 2, or the giant Wanhao printer now on the Makerspace floor.

Keep reading to learn about more tools the Makerspace has to offer.

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Tell Your Friends - We Are Open

Welcome all for Winter Quarter 2017!  The Makerspace is open and staffed from 10a-5p M-F.  Students and Staff with all or no abilities are welcome, so tell your friends to get into making! Let's have a creative quarter.

Questions?  See Our Staff for contact information.

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IEEE Paper Plate Speaker Event

Come to the Makerspace on Friday, November 18th for a fun maker event hosted by IEEE.  Learn how to turn household items into a working speaker! All levels of experience and inexperience can do it!  Session 1: 12-2pm,  Session2: 2-4pm.

 

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Kickoff Today! SSFF Halloween Edition

The Halloween Shoddy Short Film Festival Kickoff is Today!  Come to the makerspace from 4-6pm to be a part of this creative showcase event.  

Film viewing will be week from today on Friday, October, 28th at 4pm on the top floor of ARC. All are welcome!

Click Read More for details!

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Hours of Operation: Winter 2017

M-F  10:00AM-5:00PM

(Closed MLK and Presidents Days.)


Equipment List

  • Rolling Tables & Chairs
  • Rolling Whiteboards
  • Projector and Screen
  • 4 Flashforge Creator Pro 3D printers
  • Ultimaker 2 3D printer
  • Makerbot Digitizer Scanner
  • Universal Laser Cutter System 
  • Wanho Duplicator 5s
  • SeeMe CNC Delta Printer
  • Several computer workstations with 3D software
  • Drill Press
  • Arduino kits
  • Raspberry Pi robot kits
  • Oculus Rift development kit
  • 2 Carvey CNC machines  
  • Vice
  • Various hand tools

Want us to add something? Send us a note and we’ll add it to the wishlist! We will be adding more equipment as the user community grows.