Summer Collaboratory Updates

The Collaboratory will have remote service hours for the remainder of Summer Quarter. Meetings and consultations longer than ten minutes are by appointment only. There will be no in-person activities of any kind for the Summer Quarter. Please see the list below for available services.

All new users must complete the Collaboratory User Agreement before using any Collaboratory resources. 

Note: Make sure you use your UW netID email when filling out any online forms. If you see a page saying are not allowed access to a form, please open the form link in a new private window and sign into Google using your UW email where you will then be redirected to the UW sign in page.

  1. If you wish to complete a project using the Collaboratory equipment, please fill out the Remote Service Request form; we will fabricate it for you and coordinate the pick up. We do not mail any equipment, materials, or prints.
  2. Remote Workshops will be offered via Zoom Monday through Friday at various times between 10:00am to 4:00pm. Please check the workshops schedule page for precise dates and times. All attendees must fill out the workshop sign up form to let us know what workshop they will be attending.
  3. If you require remote assistance or consultation, we are available to meet over Zoom Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Please send us an email to to coordinate these times.

If you have other questions or requests, please send an email to:


Collaboratory Innovation

The UW Bothell Collaboratory is a creative environment with the equipment needed for curricular and co-curricular maker endeavors. Located on the first floor of Discovery Hall, the Collaboratory is a free resource for all UW Bothell students, faculty, and staff.* The lab is equipped with tools such as 3D printers, laser cutters, a vinyl cutter, sewing machines and more.

Do you love the Collaboratory?  Volunteer!

We are now accepting applications for volunteers (docx). Please bring printed applications to staff during Collaboratory hours or email completed form to

Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn in depth about the Collaboratory tools, spend time in the Collaboratory weekly, and get experience teaching and interacting with Collaboratory equipment.  Volunteers who commit to at least two volunteer hours per week, will have an opportunity to receive quarterly locker space in Discovery Hall.  All experience levels are welcome to volunteer, so apply now!

New to the world of Makers? Training is available through virtual skills workshops and in-person training. These workshops will cover what you will need to know to start using the equipment in the Collaboratory, and can be performed by any staff member.

Location & directions

The Collaboratory is located in Discovery Hall on floor one, room DISC-152. View Discovery Hall building map.

*We do not service Cascadia College students, faculty, or staff at this time.

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Hours of Operation:

Summer Quarter


Remote Service Hours:

Monday - Friday:
10:00am - 4:00pm

Collaboratory User Agreement

Please fill out the User Agreement before submitting any requests.
Collaboratory User Agreement

Equipment List

  • 8 Flashforge Finder 3D printers
  • 2 Ultimaker S5 3D printers
  • 1 Ultimaker 2 3D printer
  • 1 Fusion 3 3D printer
  • 2 Universal Laser Cutter Systems
  • 2 Carvey CNC machines
  • 1 3D Scanner (Einscan Pro 3.0)
  • Soldering station
  • Button Press
  • Vinyl Cutter
  • Sewing Machine and tools
  • Manual Embroidery Machine
  • Laminator
  • Various hand tools & Vice
  • VR/AR Headsets and Controllers

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.