The Makerspace is a student-driven innovation lab with maker equipment located in the Bio-Medical Library at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. We offer free access for UMN Twin Cities faculty, staff and students to our 3D printers, embroidery/sewing machines, robotics and other electronics. Our space is open to all UMN students. Not familiar with the equipment? No problem, this space is for you. Visit us and learn about our emerging technologies from your fellow students.

3D Printers

3D Printing and Design

Using software such as Tinkercad, Fusion 360 and Onshape, learn about 3D design and printing with our MonoPrice Select Mini v2 machines.

Sewing Machine

Embroidery / Sewing

With our computerized embroidery machine, stitch complex patterns on almost any type of fabric. Sew your next wearable technology gadget or bring a cosplay outfit to life.


Electronics / Robotics

From Raspberry Pi, Arduino, drones and other electronics, learn basic programming and build a cool new device or robot.

Other Makerspace Projects

Other projects

By drawing on feedback from students, the Makerspace will add new technologies and other equipment to meet the project needs of our users.

Makerspace Volunteers

Student Volunteers

We are currently recruiting UMN student volunteers to help lead the Libraries Makerspaces. As a student-driven space, our volunteers play an important role in our community of makers.

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Bio-Medical Library

The Space

Located in the Bio-Medical Library, the Makerspace can be found in Room 314 Diehl Hall.

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Makerspace Hours

Below are our regular open hours.


Sun: Closed
Mon: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Tue: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Wed: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Thu: 11:00am-5:00pm
Fri: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Sat: Closed

For information on our other UMN Libraries Makerspace location, visit the Bio-Medical Library located in Diehl Hall.

Subject Specialist

Rami Jubara

203 Diehl Hall