Join us as a Master Builder

Stay on-campus and gain value internship experience with little time commitment

*Being a Master Builder is not required to use the makerspace. build IT is freely available to everyone with an SDSUid.

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Become a Master Builder

No skills or experience is required. Just a willingness to volunteer 3 hours per a week

Complete our Interest Form

Master Builders...

  • have a love for technology
  • like to make
  • enjoy exploring new uses of materials & equipment
  • excel at problem-solving, learning, and teamwork
  • like to share and learn from others

In return for volunteering 3 hours per a week, Master Builders get:

  • after-hours access to build IT and its resources
  • A voice in the decision process for new resources added to the space
  • Be the first to get their hands on the latest acquired resources
  • Gain teaching experience from training others and participating in the build IT events
  • Be part of a creative, digital fabrication-focused community

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

Hours

Closed for Summer
May 17, 2021 – August 22, 2021
We're currently closed.
Monday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Learn

Rice Cakes

Rice cake avocado lemon pepper Rice cake peanut butter banana

Avocado Cherry Tomato Salad

Find the full recipe here: https://www.shockinglydelicious.com/avocado-cherry-tomato-pine-nut-lime-vinaigrette-salad/ 4 firm-ripe California Hass avocados, halved, pitted, peeled, and cut into chunks 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved crosswise 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted 1/4 cup Lime Vinaigrette (recipe below) Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper Lime Vinaigrette Juice of 2 to 3 limes, (about 1/4 cup) […]

Pickles & Mustard

salt + vinegar + salt Spicy Brown Mustard (was used in this video) choose your preferred mustard Dill pickles or not, if you have another type available doesn’t necessarily have to be slices

Churro Popcorn

Popcorn Cinnamon Sugar (optional) (If you already have cinnamon sugar, that works too) Bowl

Apple Cinnamon Dessert

Apple(s) Cinnamon Optional: sugar, cinnamon sugar, whipped cream Knife Cutting Board Microwaveable Bowl Fork or spoon

Thai Tea Pudding

1 cup milk 1 Thai Tea bag or 1 tbsp thai tea mix 3 tbsp cornstarch 1/2 cup condensed milk 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Sugar to taste

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

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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