makerspace

COVID-19 Updates:

  • Per USG policy, masks required
  • Admittance limited to two patrons at a time to ensure social distancing
  • Please reserve equipment online prior to coming to the Makerspace. *Training certifications required for use of the laser cutter and 3D printers
  • Use of virtual reality headsets, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi suspended
  • It is currently not possible to host large groups in the Makerspace in a safe, socially distanced manner. If you are interested in integrating Makerspace technologies into courses, classwork, or research, please email Andrew Johnson, Emerging Technologies Librarian to collaborate on remote solutions to expose students to Makerspace services and technology.

About: We are a campus-wide resource supporting students, faculty, staff, and affiliates in creative making for research and academic purposes. We provide project-based instruction that inspires curiosity, hands-on exploration, and innovative uses of technology. We support the UGA Libraries Strategic Plan to advance the University’s mission.

Location: Science Library, Room 381 

Hours: Monday - Friday 9am-5pm

Email: makerspace@uga.edu

Phone: 706.542.2403

Technology:

  • 3D Printers training required (MakerBot Replicator + and 5th Gen.)
  • 3D Scanner (Structure Sensor)
  • Laser Cutter training required (Dremel LC40)
  • Vinyl Cutter (Roland STIKA)
  • Soldering equipment 
  • Virtual Reality (HTC Vive and Oculus Rift)
  • littleBits 
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Arduino

To sign a one-time safety waiver, book equipment, or access tutorials & policies, visit:

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Training Certifications open to all UGA students, staff, and faculty with a valid UGA ID. If you can't make a training due to a scheduled class, please email makerspace@uga.edu.

Training Certifications

Upcoming Makerspace Events

There are currently no upcoming Makerspace events.