Our interdisciplinary lab is conveniently located in the basement of Prince Frederick Hall. This is an experimental space where DCC students can put ideas into action. The lab is equipped with a 3D printer, large-format printer, green screen, mac laptops, soldering station, virtual reality station, art supplies, and much more. During lab hours, students have the opportunity to come work on personal or DCC class projects, take a workshop to learn a new skill, or pursue their personal interests at the intersection of technology and creativity. The lab is a collaborative makerspace space where students can explore their curiosity.

Students can also borrow equipment from the lab. Items available include:

  • Cameras and tripods, including a GoPro
  • Projectors
  • Arduinos, Raspberry Pis, & MaKey MaKeys
  • Mac laptops and chargers
  • Audio recorders
  • Various cables and cords (HDMI, USB, VGA, etc.)
  • Sewing and Knitting materials
  • Drill bit and driver set
  • Xbox and Wii
  • and more..!

A number of workshops are also run throughout the semester. While these change yearly, the following represents the types of topics covered.

  • Video production
  • 3D printing
  • Photoshop
  • CAD
  • Green Screen
  • Musical Arrangement
  • Soldering
  • Book Binding
  • Pepakura
  • Stop Motion
  • Generative Art / Processing
  • Audio Editing / Audacity
  • Arduino

 

Fall Lab Hours:
Mondays – 7pm-12am
Tuesdays – 7pm-12am
Wednesdays – 7pm-12am
Thursdays – 7pm-12am
Friday 5pm – Monday 8am (Open Lab, No Manager)

 

The Sound Studio

In addition, we have a sound studio full of audio recording, playing and producing equipment. Students visit the sound studio to attend audio-related workshops, produce music, or simply jam with friends. The sound studio is located in Taliaferro Hall 0135

Sound Studio Hours:
Monday – 6pm – 9pm

Thursday – 6pm – 9pm