Welcome to the Labs at A+D

FabLab Hours & Info

Special Closings and Announcements : 

FabLab Access and Hours:  (Updated 04/29)

Monday 4/29:  10:00am - 1:00pm & 4:00pm- 8:00pm

Tuesday 4/30 : 10:00am - 5:00pm 

Wednesday 4/31: Access is TBD, find Christian if you need equipment to wrap up projects. 

Thursday: Closed

Friday: Closed 

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed 

Lab Introductions and Authorizations:

Students: Are required to take an equipment authorization every semester. The authorization is two parts, an online quiz + an in-person orientation to the space.  Click here for more details on the quiz, FabLab Equipment Authorization Instructions

Faculty:  Classes should be scheduling time with Christian (Click Here for Bookings Page) for a lab orientation. Additionally, each student will be asked to complete an authorization regardless of experience. Failure to properly orient students to the use of the space can result in lack of access for the remainder of the semester. 

Please stay tuned for more announcements regarding access to the lab in the weeks to come. 

You can reach a lab staff member for questions during the work week  via :

Project Lab Hours & Info

Special Closings and Announcements : 

April 26th will be the last day of full hours in the Project Lab.

April 29th - May 3rd The Project Lab will operate with limited hours and staff. See hours below.

After May 3rd the Project Lab will be closed for the summer. 

CNC Queue wil close at 12am April 22nd

Project Lab Orientations: Individuals and classes should schedule time with Alex (ajones28@uic.edu) for lab introductions and orientations. Orientations will be held in the first three weeks of the Fall semester and the first two weeks of the spring semester. 

Demos for specific tools can be scheduled in small groups with Alex. Please coordinate with your instructor to schedule demos two weeks in advance. 

Project Lab Access and Hours:  

Until April 26th

Monday: 10am-12pm, 2pm-9pm

Tuesday: 2pm-9pm

Wednesday: 10am-12pm, 2pm-9pm

Thursday: 2pm-9pm

Friday: 10am-12pm, 2pm-6pm

 April 26th-May 3

        Monday: 10am-12pm, 1pm-5pm

Tuesday: 10am-12pm, 1pm-5pm

Wednesday: 10am-12pm, 1pm-5pm

Thursday: 10am-12pm, 1pm-5pm

Friday: 10am-12pm, 1pm-5pm

Work Opportunities: The Project Lab is looking to hire students to serve as Lab aides. To apply please contact Alex. (ajones28@uic.edu)

Need access to the FabLab or Project Lab?

The UIC FAB LAB 1330 and the PROJECT LAB 1400, are located on the ground floor of the Architecture + Design Studios at 845 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60607.