How to get access?

The equipment and tools are available for anyone with a valid RedID number.

Attend an Orientation Session

To ensure a safe and clean environment, it is required that everyone attend an orientation session.

Get oriented

Training Session

Some of the equipment like the 3D printers and CNC machines requires additional training.

Schedule a session

Reserve an Equipment

To assist with your project, we allow you to reserve time to use the equipment.

Start building

3D Printing

Submit a file to be 3D printed

Start Printing

build IT Events

Interested in learning a new skill or hobby? Try attending a build IT workshops, where you can learn a new skill and walk away with something cool in the process. No experience is required!

Start Building

Become a MasterBuilder

Share your ideas and become a part of a community focused on student-driven digital fabrication.

Start Volunteering


build IT @SDSU Library is a student-run makerspace designed to foster creativity and innovation. By providing an infrastructure for the DIY learning of technology, build IT assists anyone in their mission of bringing their ideas to life. The build IT space provides a physical location where anyone can gather to explore, build, and learn through sharing resources and knowledge, working on projects, and networking. With its central location in the SDSU Library, access to build IT is available to anyone on-campus regardless of their discipline or expertise.


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Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Contact Us

Email us at
or call us at 619-594-1996

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Upcoming Events

  1. build IT Orientation

    March 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
  2. build IT Orientation

    March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
  3. build IT Orientation

    March 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
  4. build IT Orientation

    April 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
  5. build IT Orientation

    April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm


San Diego State University Library
5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA, 92182-8050


build IT is on the 2nd Floor of Love Library in LL-260.