Alert Level 3

At alert level 3, the Maker Hub limits the number of users in each location at any one time. MH – Colonnades can hold only 1 user and MH – Downtown a total of 4 (2 on the laser engravers and 2 for general projects, including anything in the Safety Zone). If you’re planning to visit the Maker Hub, please make a reservation first. Remember, one person per reservation. 

Elon Kickbox Applications Are Open

Now through Nov. 23, undergraduate and graduate students can apply for a 2021 Elon Kickbox. Each year the initiative offers the resources, support and $300 to help makers bring their ideas to life. Interested? Join us for a virtual information session via Zoom on Friday, Nov. 13 at 3:15 p.m. Learn more about Kickbox and register for the upcoming event.

Online Tool TrainingsImage of a saw on a laptop

Introducing online Tool Trainings – A more convenient way to learn how to use the tools in the Maker Hub. Currently, trainings for the Laser Engraver, Glowforge, Saws, and 3D Printers are ready to go.

Enroll yourself in the Maker Hub’s Moodle site to learn more. Click the link below and then click “Enroll me”.

New Policies for Fall

The Maker Hub has new access and safety policies this fall. Review them on our Policies page. 

Become an Elon Maker

The Maker Hub is a place with tools, supplies and people to help you explore ideas, learn how things work and make stuff. Free and open to all Elon students, faculty and staff, the Hub offers orientations, tool trainings and other initiatives to encourage the exploration of emerging technologies on campus. Check out our FAQ page to learn more about our facilities, equipment, tools and what it means to be a maker.

Explore Our Creative Community

See for yourself how students and faculty use the Maker Hub for class assignments, research and to explore their own curiosity.

We promote a Maker Mindset, which includes you taking ownership of your learning, developing intrinsic motivation, and embracing failure as an essential component of the learning process.

We offer two convenient campus locations, in addition to partnerships with other facilities in the community. Learn more about each site, how to access them and available equipment.