Welcome

The IDeATe Resources site contains information for users of the IDeATe facilities in Hunt Library, as well as links to information about IDeATe in general. Have a look around to learn about the different spaces and equipment in the facility, how to borrow equipment or purchase materials, our computing resources, and the IDeATe curriculum. and if you’re not finding quite what you’re looking for, send email to help@ideate.cmu.edu.

One of the most common questions about IDeATe is: How do I gain access to the IDeATe facilities? The answer is: Join our community by taking an IDeATe class, whether it’s a semester-long class, a mini or a micro (weekend) class. The list of classes can be found on our course website. Our classes are open to everyone in the University community. The one unit micro courses listed below are suitable for anyone (faculty and staff welcome) who is interested in learning about laser cutting, Arduinos, digital photography, etc.

Micro Course Fall 2017 Mini-1 Meeting Dates Fall 2017 Mini-2 Meeting Dates
99-352 A1/A2 IDeATe Soft Fabrication Skills Saturdays
Sep 23, Sep 30, Oct 7
Sundays
Nov 12, Nov 19, Dec 3
99-353 A1/A2 IDeATe SolidWorks and Laser Cutting Saturdays
Sep 2, Sep 9, Sep 16
Sundays
Oct 22, Oct 29, Nov 5
99-355 A1/A2 IDeATe Introduction to Arduino Saturdays
Sep 23, Sep 30, Oct 7
Sundays
Nov 12, Nov 19, Dec 3
99-357 A1/A2 IDeATe Pragmatic Photography Saturdays
Sep 2, Sep 9, Sep 16
Sundays
Oct 22, Oct 29, Nov 5
99-358 A1/A2 IDeATe Intro to the Unity Game Engine Saturdays
Sep 23, Sep 30, Oct 7
Sundays
Nov 12, Nov 19, Dec 3

For members of the campus community who just want to fabricate a part or two, during the academic year, IDeATe has Open Access Hours from 4:30-5:30 pm Monday through Friday for the campus community. Over the summer, please contact help@ideate.cmu.edu to make arrangements for access.