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Maker Commons

Where creativity meets innovation

The Maker Commons, located in the Pattee Library, is home to many cutting-edge technological resources. From our 3D printing farm to the Invention Studio, we are here to serve students, faculty, and staff in transforming education. Our staff of Makers are dedicated to helping you utilize technology inside and out of the classroom.

3D Prints per Semester

3D Printing Service Status

Class Printing Online: Current submission-to-completion time is 7 business days.
Personal Printing Online: Current submission-to-completion time is 14 business days.

 

 

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

 

Start Your 3D Print

Students

Faculty

Getting Started
Work in Progress
Submitting Work
Get Inspired
R
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

Software + App Tutorials

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

Talk with a Consultant

Share a Rough or Final Draft

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

Get Inspired

Learn About our Services

Review Maker Challenges

Learn About our Services

Talk with a Consultant

Talk with a Consultant

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

Assign Deliverables

Check-In with a Consultant

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

Make Use of Our Assessment Materials

Get Grading Advice from a Consultant