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Maker Lab

Maker Lab

Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit and ignite your inner innovator—build, invent, and test your own creations in our hands-on prototyping space.

Hand tools, power tools, and a whole suite of machines that are part of a new wave of “personal making”—3D printers, laser cutters, and circuit board fabricators—are all at your disposal. The Maker Lab is the only place on campus where any SCU student, faculty, or staff member can be quickly trained to use the tools and a team of students from multiple departments can easily work together.

Click the photo below to take a virtual tour!

Innovation Zone Photo

Here are the required steps in order to start working in the Maker Lab: 


  • Enroll in the Maker Lab Camino course. Click here for access. 
  • Read through and familiarize yourself with the homepage of the Maker Lab Camino Site. The Maker Lab Calendar, featuring walk-in Open Hours and appointment-only Training sessions, is available on this page. 
  • Complete the Basic Training Module, then schedule an in-person tour. Once you have completed Basic Training, you are able to use the Maker Lab Open Hours for your projects! 


Note that more training sessions are required in order to use other equipment (3D printers, Laser Cutters, etc.). If you are experiencing any troubles with access to the Maker Lab Camino course, please contact our Lab Director Jiayi Wang

We look forward to seeing you!


The Maker Lab calendar is the best way to find up-to-date information about the weekly hours and can be found on the Maker Lab Camino Page here. Typically, the Maker Lab is open on the following days and times for the Winter quarter of 2023

Monday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wednesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday Closed

There are occasionally closed sessions by individual or class appointments that fall outside of these hours. 






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Santa Clara University
School of Engineering
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Sobrato Discovery, Bldg. 402