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Orientation sessions

Only "Authorized Users" may reserve and use some equipment, including the laser cutter/engraver, embroidery machine, 3D printers or the video and audio studios. To become an "Authorized User," attend an orientation session. These are generally scheduled as outlined below. Changes to the schedule do occur so check the University calendar (on The Workshop home page) to confirm the desired session is firm.

Makerspace

Summer Schedule

  • Makerbot 3D Printer (Beginner): Tuesday 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Saturday 4 - 5 p.m.
  • Lulzbot TAZ 5 3D Printer (Advanced): Monday 4 - 5 p.m. | Sunday 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
  • Epilog Laser Cutter/Engraver: Monday 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Saturday 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
  • Brother DZ820E Embroidery Machine: Thursday 4 - 5 p.m.

Fall Schedule - Fall 2019 Orientation Schedule below begins Sunday, August 18

  • Makerbot 3D Printer (Beginner): Tuesday 10 - 11 a.m. | Wednesday 7 - 8 p.m. | Friday 1 - 2 p.m | Saturday 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Lulzbot TAZ 5 3D Printer (Advanced): Wednesday 9 - 10 a.m. | Friday 4 - 5 p.m. | Sunday 3 - 4 p.m.
  • Epilog Laser Cutter/Engraver: Monday 9 - 10 p.m. | Tuesday 4 - 5 p.m. | Thursday 10 - 11 a.m. | Sunday 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Brother DZ820E Embroidery Machine: Monday 1 - 2 p.m. | Tuesday 7 - 8 p.m. | Sunday 6 - 7 p.m.

Production Studios

Summer Schedule

  • Video Production Studio: Wednesday 4 - 5 p.m. | Saturday 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
  • Audio Production Studio: Tuesday 4 - 5 p.m. | Sunday 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Fall Schedule - Fall 2019 Orientation Schedule below begins Sunday, August 18

  • Video Production Studio: Tuesday 9 - 10 p.m. | Wednesday 3 - 4 p.m. | Thursday 10 - 11 a.m.
  • Audio Production Studio: Monday 7 - 8 p.m. | Wednesday 9 - 10 p.m. | Thursday 1 - 2 p.m. | Friday 4 - 5 p.m. | Saturday 2 - 3 p.m.

Please email theworkshop@vcu.edu if special attention is needed, including permission to use the Formlabs Form 2 high-definition printer (pre-approval and training are required).

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