Maker Garage

Exterior facade of new makerspace at Grubbs Garage

Building Information

Maker Garage provides a space for students and their organizations to freely use machines after proper training.

Hours of Operation

The machine shop is located at 12 West Cary Street and is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

After hour access is based on the availability of staffing and interest. If after hour access is granted, certain equipment will be restricted. After hour access will be available Monday through Friday – 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

How to Use the Space

The space is open to all students who have obtained the proper certification and training. Students who seek to use this space must first complete a Basic Shop Safety Training course and demonstrate the ability to operate basic equipment before access is granted. For more advanced equipment and tools, higer level training courses will be available and required.