University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


We conduct, inspire, and support interdisciplinary research on making and design, embracing all types of scholarly inquiry. We work with researchers across the campus and beyond on grant projects, publications and presentations, student research, and more.

Starting Sunday, May 21

Summer Open Hours

Sundays: 1-6PM

Let’s make something awesome! All community and university members are welcome to stop in and create cool things using our tools and software during our open hours. – Don’t know where to begin? Staff are here to answer questions and help you get started.

The Lab will be closed: 

  • 5/28 – Memorial Day Weekend
  • 6/18 – Juneteenth Weekend
  • 7/2 – 4th of July Weekend