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Hours of Operations                                               

3D Print Ideas                                                                              

Monday, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Tuesday, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Wednesday, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Thursday, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Friday, 7:30 AM - 5:00PM


Saturday, CLOSED


Sunday, CLOSED

Biology – Animals


Art – Sculptures


Anatomy/Physiology – Bones


History – Historical Figures


Business – 3D Graphs/Prototypes


Computer Engineering – Enclosures


Mechanical Engineering – Gears/Tools


Criminal Justice – Scaled Crime Scene


Important Information                        


More about 3D Printing                                


*MUST be an Active Student for Free 3D Printing*


*3D Printing Funded by STFC*


*Size Limits May Apply*


*No Weapons or Sexually Explicit Items*








3D Printing FAQ



How Do I Print?

In order to print, you must be registered and taking classes during the current quarter at UW-Tacoma. If you meet that criteria, fill out the 3D Printing Request Form 


How Much Does It Cost?

Nothing! Each student is granted 100 grams per quarter thanks to STFC. This amount is renewed every quarter as long as you are a registered student for that quarter.  


Can I Print More Than 100 Grams?

There are some cases where objects end up being more than 100 grams. You can combine grams with other students that you have gotten permission from. This can be useful if you are utilizing our service for a group project. You would need to provide the student’s name and their student number. 


What Kind of Files Can I Print?

Please send us your .OBJ or .STL files.


How Big Can My Print Be?

The maximum dimensions our 3D printer can hold is up to 9.92 in x 7.83 in x 5.9 in. 


Can I Add Money onto My Account to Print More Than 100 Grams?

No. This service is funded by the Student Technology Fee that is included in your tuition. 


Do I Get to Work Directly with the 3D Printer?

Unfortunately, no. We serve as a medium where the students send us their object file, and we print it for you. If you would like to get some hands-on experience with a 3D Printer, check out the FabLab located on Jefferson Avenue! (Their services come at a cost) 


Any Further Questions or Concerns?

Contact Us: uwt3d@uw.edu