Support in Studio

Maker Commons Hotline

Working on a 3D printing or rapid prototyping project for your class and not sure where to begin? Call or email the Maker Commons hotline for help with project planning, finding resources, submitting prints, publishing results – or anything in between.

Phone

Hours: Mon-Thu 9a-9p, Fri 9a-5p, Sat 10a-6p, Sun 1pm-9pm

Email

Note: Consultants will make every effort to respond within one business day.

In-Person

Note: University Park students, faculty and staff only.

Chat

Talkus Chat IconLive, web-based chat support is available here and on every other page of the Maker Commons website. Just click the icon in the lower right hand corner and a consultant will assist you.

Availability: Chat is open during regular hotline support hours listed above.

Tailored Resources

Maker Commons has created guides that target the unique learning
goals and needs of both student and faculty clients.

More Support Options

Maker Commons provides tailored training for your classes upon request as well as
tutorials and modules that cover all of the services that we support.

Workshops

Need tailored training on technologies that Maker Commons supports?

Maker Commons offers on-demand workshops for small or large groups who cannot attend the regular scheduled workshops. At University Park these workshops are held in the multimedia classroom located in the Pattee Library Media Commons. At Commonwealth campuses they can be held at your location or online. If your group requires consultation on any of our topics, please contact makercommons@psu.edu.

Tutorials

Looking for information on how to use the software and hardware resources that Maker Commons provides? From modeling in TinkerCad to printing objects using our MakerBot printers to sharing your working in the Invention Studio, we’ve got you covered in our Tutorials library.