About the Makerspace

The Makerspace is a student-driven innovation lab with maker equipment. Located in the Bio-Medical Library, the Makerspace provides free access to tools and expertise for all UMN Twin Cities faculty, staff and students.

Not familiar with the equipment? No problem! Visit us to learn about emerging technologies from your fellow students, or take one of our free workshops.

3D Printers

3D Printing and Design

Use software such as Tinkercad, Fusion 360 and Onshape and learn about 3D design and printing with our MonoPrice Select Mini v2 or our Prusa i3 Mk3.

Sewing Machine

Tools to Tinker

With access to sewing machines, robotics tools, vinyl cutters and more - you can repair clothing, learn basic programming, or create a custom design.

» About our maker tools

Virtual reality workshop


Attend a FREE workshop to learn a new technology - such as virtual reality - or to freshen your skills.

» Register

Chicken with 3D printed prosthetic foot

Other Projects

Let's work together to make your next big idea a reality. 

» Find example projects

Makerspace student volunteers

Student Volunteers

Want to help lead the Libraries Makerspaces? Join our community of makers.

» Sign Up
» Meet your Makers

Makerspace Sign

The Space

Visit us at the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace in Room 314 Diehl Hall.

» Directions


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For the winter break (starting Friday Dec. 20), we will only be open by request. Please stop by the front desk on the 2nd floor of Diehl Hall to have the door opened. Feel free to email hslmakerspace@umn.edu or call 612-626-4045 if you have questions.

Monday-Friday: 12-4pm

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

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

Subject Specialist

Rami Jubara

Rami Jubara

203 Diehl Hall

Jonathan Koffel

303 Diehl Hall