Join us in build IT Flex

Even though our space is closed, you can still join our maker community online!

More details here

build IT Events and Availability

Upcoming Events

  1. build IT Game Nights

    February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  2. build IT Game Nights

    March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  3. build IT Game Nights

    April 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hours

We're currently closed.

About

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.

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

Equipment

Equipment is available on a first come first serve basis. See our availability in the link below.

Start building

Contact Us

Email us at buildit.library@sdsu.edu
or call us at 619-594-1996

Call Us

619-594-1996

Friend us on Steam

buildit_sdsulibrary

Location

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

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

Learn

DIY Board Games

Cardboard (Thicker cardboard is better for the board, thinner is better for game pieces and dice) Markers/Decorating supplies Scissors Tape

DIY Shrinky Dink Keychains

Shrinky dink sheet(s) Scizzors Hole-puncher Oven Permanent marker(s) Baking sheet Parchment paper Keychain chains Sketch out designs Draw designs on shrinky dink sheet Color design with permanent marker(s) Preheat oven to 250 degrees Cut out keychain charms and poke a hole out with a hole-puncher Place keychain charms on a baking sheet with parchment paper […]

Among Us Paper Mache Helmet

1 Part Flour 1 Part Water Bowl/container Newspaper/magazine paper strips Balloons Plastic Face Shield visor String Pen/marker Scissors Tape Mirrored Window Tint Spray Paint Hot Glue

Vision Boards

Board (corkboard/paperboard/cardboard) Adhesives (tape, push pins, putt) Decoration (magazine cutouts, stickers, drawings, ornaments, written goals)