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Makerspace

The RDC Makerspace is a place to learn through exploration, innovation, and creation.

Collaboration Room

Makerspace collaboration roomLocated within the Makerspace, the Collaboration Room (2006H) is available for groups of 6-8 makers to discuss and work together on maker related projects or topics. 

The Collaboration Room can be booked for up to 2 hours by RDC students, faculty, and staff. This is not a study room. Priority is given to RDC students and meetings related to RDC assignments and projects.  

RDC students, faculty, and staff: book the Collaboration Room.

We will consider booking to community maker groups so long as the room is not required by RDC students, faculty, or staff. Community members may email Myra Skaronski at myra.skaronski@rdc.ab.ca to inquire about booking the Collaboration Room.

Studio

Located within the Makerspace, the Studio (2006G) is available for audio and video recording. Equipment includes a computer, a soundboard, a green screen, and adjustable studio lighting. Priority is given to RDC students working on course-related projects.

     You will need to complete a brief safety orientation prior to using the space for the first time.  

NOTE: If you need training on how to use the equipment please schedule an appointment in advance of your intended use of the Studio with a Makerspace Technician by calling 403.356.4916.  We cannot guarantee a Makerspace Technician will be available to assist you if you do not schedule an appointment in advance. 

RDC students, faculty, and staff: book the Studio

Community members: email Myra Skaronski at myra.skaronski@rdc.ab.ca to enquire about booking the Studio.

Lockers

The Makerspace has lockers to store projects and materials.

Lockers are available to RDC students, faculty, and staff and the public on a first come, first served basis for up to 7 consecutive days. Longer durations may be arranged on a case by case basis.

  • RDC students can book a locker in advancerdc.libcal.com/reserve/makerspace_lockers
  • Locks are checked-out and a locker is assigned at the Makerspace Desk. 
  • There is no charge to use a locker. However, late fines will be charged if locks are not returned when due, up to a maximum of $20.
  • RDC is not responsible for thefts from lockers.
  • Personal locks may NOT be used on Makerspace lockers and will be removed and discarded.

We cannot ensure the security of materials and projects left out in the common area, so do so at your own risk. Anything left out in the common area without a name or date will be removed and discarded.