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3D Printing Service Status

Online: Current submission-to-completion time is 3 business days.

 

 

Some Maker Commons resources may be available with limited access during the Fall semester. Please be sure to check here first to learn about availability and best practices:

 

3D printing is available for courses with registered projects;
 3D printing is not available for personal projects until the university resumes regular in-person classes;
 Several new options are available for picking up prints.

Register Your Class for 3D Printing

Do you have a 3D model that you are ready to submit for printing, and are you already familiar with the proper 3D printing process with Maker Commons? Click the button above to submit your file!

Is this your first experience with 3D printing, or are you unsure about a certain part of the Maker Commons process? Click the button above to learn everything you need to know, no matter where you are in the process!

Flexible Support for Fall

Maker Commons offers resources to support you while working on making projects in any of the Flexible Instructional Modes. Our team can offer faculty or student consultations, tailored workshops, open office hours, project review sessions and more whether your class is taking advantage of In-Person, Remote Synchronous, Remote Asynchronous or Mixed Mode instruction. Whether in our teaching lab, your classroom, online – or some combination thereof, we’re here to meet you where you are.

Need help with something?

Working on a media project for your class and not sure where to begin?

Students

Faculty

Getting Started

Work in Progress

Submitting Work

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Ensure Success

Assess + Grade

Students

Getting Started

Work in Progress

Submitting Work

Faculty

Get Inspired

R

Ensure Success

Assess + Grade

I’ve been assigned a making project in class, how do I get started?

Find Assignment Specific Resources

Book a Consultation Appointment

I’ve started my project but I think I need some help.

Book a Consultation Appointment

Talk with a Consultant

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Software + App Tutorials

TinkerCad

SketchUp

3DPrinterOS

Thingiverse

littleBits
 

I’m ready to turn in planning documents, a draft or my final project, what now?

Talk with a Consultant

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Share a Rough or Final Draft

Upload to Box

Upload to Canvas

I would like to assign a making project in my course, how do I get started?

Get Inspired

3D Printing Stories

3D Scanning Stories

Learn About our Services

Review Maker Challenges

Learn About our Services

Talk with a Consultant

Talk with a Consultant

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I’ve assigned a making project: How can I ensure my students’ success?

Assign Deliverables

Add a Group Contract

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Check-In with a Consultant

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My students are turning in their assignments, how should I assess them?

Make Use of Our Assessment Materials

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Get Grading Advice from a Consultant

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