What is the Makerspace?
The Makerspace is a space designed to help students, faculty and staff bring their creative ideas to life. Access tools like our sewing machine & button maker, and experiment with items in our emerging technology collection, like Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Experiment, discover, tinker and collaborate.
Who can use the Makerspace?
The Makerspace can be used by all current Centennial College students, faculty and staff.
When is the Makerspace open?
The Makerspace is staffed Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm. After 5:00pm, the Makerspace can be used as an open study space.
How can the Makerspace be used?
To use the Makerspace either:
1. Book a Table :
Use our online booking system to reserve a table in the Makerspace for a collaborative project or to test out technology. Bookings can be made for up to 2 hours. For more information, see p.3 of the Makerspace Guidelines.
Users may also wish to borrow items from our Emerging Technology Collection to use at their Makerspace table. For more information, see p.4 of the Makerspace Guidelines.
2. Book Equipment
Can I use the Makerspace without booking ahead of time?
Yes! Drop-ins are welcome! If you haven't made a booking, but would like to use the Makerspace, drop by the space to see if a booking is available. Our Makerspace staff can assist you in booking the space or borrowing the equipment you would like to use.
One Makerspace Peer Tech Mentor is available in the Makerspace for limited assistance. Our Peer Tech Mentors are not experts; however, they will assist as much as they can and both staff and users can learn together.