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Rapid Prototyping Studio

Computerized Tools for Digital Manufacturing and Prototyping

Last updated on Mar 12, 2023

Wednesday, 11/23, 8am-5pm
Thursday, 11/24, CLOSED
Friday, 11/25, CLOSED
Saturday, 11/26, CLOSED
Sunday, 11/27, 12pm - 8pm

Fall 2022
Monday-Thursday 8am-10pm
Friday 8am-7pm
Saturday-Sunday 12pm-8pm

********SPRING BREAK HOURS**********
Saturday 3/18 & Sunday 3/19 , noon-8pm
Monday, 9am-5pm by reservation only
Tuesday, Main campus closed for facilities maintenance
Wednesday-Friday, 9am-5pm by reservation only
Saturday 3/25 & Sunday 3/26, noon-8pm.
Note* CNC access hours are different, please visit the CNC tool page for more information

Laser Cutter
Main Building

Current Students, Faculty, and Staff may reserve and use any of the tools in the Rapid Prototyping Studio after completing a tool safety orientation.

Orientations are available during the first ten weeks of the semester; a schedule of Rapid Prototyping Studio Orientations can be found here. We cannot provide new user orientations after week ten of the semester.

Due to academic program needs and the large volume of students that this space supports, the Rapid Prototyping Studio is NOT available to for alumni access.
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Giovanni Jauregui

Rapid Prototyping Studio Manager

About the Rapid Prototyping Studio

The Rapid Prototyping Studio is a prototyping space enabled by computerized machinery. Tools include CNC Laser Cutters/Engravers, 3D Printers, a Vinyl Cutter, and CNC Routers.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Acrylic
  • Cardboard
  • Cloth
  • Fabric
  • Glass
  • Masonite
  • Paper
  • Plastic
  • Plywood
  • Rubber
  • Stone
  • Wood

Tools and Equipment


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Users must attend an orientation to be allowed access to any of the equipment in the Rapid Prototyping Studio. A full list of currently scheduled orientations will be listed on the calendar posted to this page or can be found here. Orientations are available during the first ten weeks of the semester, w are unable to provide new user orientations after week ten of the semester. There are 2 types of orientations:

Open Orientations: Any user (student, staff, and faculty) may attend an "open" orientation, which are scheduled frequently throughout the semester. Sign ups for Rapid Prototyping Studio orientations are NOT required. To attend, please find a scheduled orientation "open" orientation on our calendar, be on time and sign in on the attendance sheet; users who are more than 5 minutes late will not be allowed to attend or certified on the equipment.

Class Orientations: A class orientation is a private or closed orientation organized by a faculty member for their students in a specific class. The RPStudio requires a minimum of 1 weeks notice to attempt to schedule your classes orientation. Faculty may request to schedule a "class" orientation by submitting this Rapid Prototyping Studio Orientation Request Form

- Pierluigi Dalla Rosa - Laser
- Sara Raffo- Laser

Please see the calendar for more sessions.