Collaborate and Learn

Collaborate and Learn

Contemplate. Motivate. Innovate.

Whether you’re collaborating with friends, taking a course in one of our university classrooms, or utilizing our makerspaces, the Student Innovation Center is your hub for learning. It’s where failure is your best teacher and your ideas can make an impact. Visit the Student Innovation Center today!

Open Collaboration

The center’s open collaboration spaces, open to everyone on a first-come, first-served basis, include the Step-a-torium, Exhibit Gallery, special project areas, 13 meeting rooms, two multipurpose rooms, four open co-working areas, information gathering areas, and event spaces. Stop by and see what’s inside the Student Innovation Center!

University Classrooms

Looking to teach at the center or schedule a university classroom? The center has an auditorium, learning-in-the-round classroom, team-based learning classroom, large capacity classroom, and medium capacity classroom. Contact Facilities Planning and Management to schedule.


Learn hand-on when you utilize the center’s makerspaces, including composite material fabrication; dynamometer (engine) testing; digital modeling and visualization lab; paint booth/ finishes; electronics, textiles, and 3D printing shop; metal and woodworking; media production suite; and more.

Innovation happens here

Studying for a test, brainstorming the next big solution, or working to put your ideas into action? The center is here to support every step of your innovative journey!

Study and meeting rooms are open to everyone — students, faculty, and staff — on a first-come, first-served basis. The center provides special project rooms, 13 meeting rooms, and two multi-purpose rooms to those who need a quiet place to work away from the chaos. There are also a variety of open collaboration spaces available throughout the building, whether you’re taking a seat on the Step-a-Torium, gathering around the tables and couches with other students in the main lobby, or enjoying views of campus in the LaunchPad.