We have a multitude of spaces for students to use throughout any point in the design process- from brainstorming, to prototyping to building, there are resources right here.

Blaster Design Factory

For all your brainstorming and rapid prototyping needs, check out the Blaster Design Factory next to the cafe in Brown Hall. LEARN MORE HERE


3D printing and scanning, laser cutting, material testing, and vacuum forming tools can all be found in The Garage in the northwest corner of the basement in Brown Hall. 


The machine shop consists of a full-service shop that provides machining, assembly and fabrication services in support of research projects and instructional laboratories. Learn more here.


The Outlet is a student-run lab where students can work on personal projects, finish lab experiments outside of class, or meet to work on group assignments. Learn more here.

Cornerstone Workshop

Need some power tools? Look no further than the Cornerstone workshop located in the Engineering Hall annex, full of saws, drills, wood and more. Learn more here.


Occupying the northeast wing of Hill Hall, the Foundry provides materials for casting. Check out their Free Pour Fridays at 11 am every Friday to learn more! 

MINES @ Catalyst

CSM has expanded its presence in the health-tech sector by joining Catalyst HTI, a health care innovation hub. If you have you have an idea in health care innovation you’re trying to get off the ground learn more here.

Not seeing what you need?

The library may have you covered! Head on over to Arthur Lakes Library if you are in need of tools such as Arduinos, temperature probes, sound meters, wrenches and more. A full list of available tools can be found on the library website.