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3D Printing

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 Spring 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 available for personal projects (library pickup only).
 Several new options are available for picking up prints.


  • 30 Dremel 3D45 3D Printers
  • PLA filament in multiple colors
  • Remote print submission available to Commonwealth Campus and World Campus students
  • 3DPrintersOS Cloud Slicing software
  • 25 3D Printing credits per semester (or 250 grams of filament)

Need to Know

Please note: This is not the Media Commons Service Desk in Pattee.

Prints can be submitted at any time and picked up during any regular Pattee Library or local campus library hours. Please see the Pick Up Your Print page for more information.

Finishing tools are available at the Library Commons Services Desk or at the Invention Studio in Pattee Library.

Questions regarding using the 3D printers or the results of a print you created can be directed to the Media Commons consultants during open hours.

Location and Contact

Printers: W136 Pattee Library
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 11:00a.m. – 7:00p.m.
Friday: 11:00a.m. –  5:00p.m.
Consultants: Media Commons Service Desk
3D Print Pickup Location: Self Service Pick Up Area in Pattee Library Atrium


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