Who can use the Makerspace?
All members of the Puget Sound community are welcome in the Makerspace. If a student would like access for an independent assignment, contact email@example.com.
Use of equipment is on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are planning a large scale project you should plan in advance and purchase the materials to use in the Makerspace. A list of sources for purchasing and ordering materials can be found under the Supplies tab.
We have had inquiries about children using the space. We hope to organize some family friendly events and want to encourage opportunities for young makers. However, due to liability issues and limited staff, we ask that children under the age of 13 always be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children over the age of 13 may visit the Makerspace, but we request that the parent or guardian contact the Makerspace at firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment to assure that the activity can be supported, is age appropriate and that we have adequate staff to support the activity. For example, use of soldering or wood burning tools would not be considered appropriate. An appointment system provides us with the opportunity to manage our staff and resources.
Makerspace Class Projects Update for Faculty:
If you are planning a class project that requires your students to use the Makerspace, please fill out the reservation form. The Makerspace provides a few free supplies that are listed on the reservation form. If you require additional supplies for activities such as decal making, button making, or 3D printing, you may need to purchase them. A list of sources for purchasing and ordering materials can be found under the Supplies tab. You may also email email@example.com to determine costs for the project. If you would like the Makerspace Team to purchase the supplies for you, please transfer departmental funds to the library account. Contact us if you have questions.
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