The Collaboratory: Campus Makerspace


The UWB Makerspace is a space where students can collaborate, study, and explore. Located on the first floor of Discovery Hall, it is designed as a place where students can work in teams and individually on projects for 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. 

3D Printers

EVENT: Shoddy Film Festival - Halloween Edition!

Miss the days of shoddy class project movies? Want to try your hand at putting together a fun film with your friends? Register now for the Shoddy Short Film Festival, hosted by the UWB Makerspace!

Your challenge is to put together a 4-5 minute, Halloween themed short film with your 3-6 person team. You have week from kickoff on Friday, October 21st to make props and costumes in the makerspace, video record, and edit your films into a final creative masterpiece. Don't have a DSLR or tripod? No problem! The rules are designed to level the playing field, and focus the event on your creativity. A team filming entirely with cell phones has just as much of a chance at winning as any other team! For more information, check out the event site here


Upcoming Workshops Schedule

We are excited to be now be providing workshops in the Makerspace! Our first offering of workshops includes Arduino, and VR and AR sessions. No prior experience nesecary!

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

New to the world of Makers?  Please keep an eye out for basic knowledge and skills workshops coming soon.  These will cover what you will need to know to start using the equipment in the Makerspace.  

Location and Directions

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

Recent Posts

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!

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The Carvey CNC machines are here!

The new mills.

The Carvey CNCs have arrived!  These mills can carve materials with densities up to soft aluminum.  Familiarize yourself with Easel, the simple software these machines use and start dreaming up all of the things you can make.

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Welcome Back for Fall Quarter

Whether you're a new or returning student, we at the Makerspace want to welcome you to campus for Autumn Quarter.  We are open!  

If you've never seen the campus Makerspace, please drop by to build your own glider*, learn more about our equipment, or discuss something you've been wanting to make. We are ready to help from 10am-5pm M-F.

While you're here, check out our upcoming workshops!



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Website Updated

Website is being revamped! Take a look around at update hours, workshops, and tool lists.

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Make It Better HACKATON

Come and join us for UWB's very first hackathon!

Saturday, May 28th - HACKATHON!!!

No experience nessecary, but feel free to stop by the space to learn some how to use some of the machines before-hand. It will be a fun day of rapid design, teamwork and making. Space is limited, so sign up now! SIGN UP PAGE

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Social Media

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Hours of Operation: Fall

The Collaboratory is open and available for student use during campus building hours. The Makerspace equipment is staffed and available: 10:00AM – 5PM M-F.

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.