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Maker Hub

The Maker Hub is a new, experimental and creative space intended to connect DePaul researchers, makers, and entrepreneurs from across campus and beyond with specialized equipment and a collaborative atmosphere for design and innovation.

Those interested in using the Maker Hub’s equipment may do so by dropping in during open hours, listed to the right. Hours vary by quarter and are subject to change. Faculty and staff may also request to reserve the Maker Hub as a classroom or workshop space. Upon making a Maker Hub reservation, you will be contacted by an administrator regarding safety and access procedures.

Photo of the Maker Hub in the John T. Richardson Library at Depaul University

Persons using the Maker Hub are required to fill out the Access Agreement and appropriate Activity Waiver forms.

View the Maker Hub Access Agreement.

Activity Waivers

DPU Students

DPU Employees & Alumni / Visitors

Visitors under 18

The Maker Hub is equipped with the following:

3D Printing

  • Ultimaker 2 Extended +
  • Ultimaker 3 Extended (currently unavailable)
  • Formlabs Form 2
  • PLA filament for Ultimaker printers (color choice may vary)
  • Formlabs Resin (white and clear only)

Vinyl Cutting

  • Roland GS-24 Vinyl Cutter (Adhesive sheets of vinyl available; color choice may vary)

Sewing

  • Husqvarna Opal 650 Sewing Machine (Thread/fabric scrap available, recommended to bring your own)

Laser Cutting

  • Glowforge Laser Cutter (Draftboard available)

Miscellaneous

  • Label maker
  • Record player

Learn more about our equipment here, or drop in during open lab hours and ask us!

Maker Hub News

View current schedule for open hours.

All Maker Hub services are free and open to members of the DePaul Community.

Not sure where to begin? Not sure where to go next? Drop in any time and we'll help!

Reserve a Space

Reserve a group study room, a work table, or request a meeting space using our reservation system.

Reserve Now

Ask a Librarian

Make an Appointment

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