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Winter Quarter 2021 Shop Access

The Shops are available exclusively to Senior Projects and approved research during Winter Quarter 2021.

There are no walk-in hours this quarter.  

The first day of shop access will be January 19th, 2021.

Reservable Hours:

Mustang '60: 8am - 4pm, Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays

Aero Hangar: 8am - 4pm, Wednesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays

Shop & Senior Project Room Access:

To reserve a Senior Project Room space in the Bonderson building, please email Eric Pulse directly at for a room tour. Please read the Senior Project Room Access Policy before making an appointment. 

All access to Mustang '60, the Senior Project Rooms, Project Cages and the Hangar will be by appointment this quarter. Only students enrolled in pre-approved Face to Face courses are eligible to reserve shop time. Any reservations made that aren't verified to be part of a Face to Face class will be canceled. Please read our policies related to shop access and senior project rooms before reserving time (links below). 

Senior Project Room Rules

Mustang '60 and Hangar Shop Access Policy

Appointment System:

As shop access and hours are limited, please only book appointments if you are sure to be there. If you have to cancel, email Eric Pulse ( to cancel before your appointment time. 

Shop Reservation System 

Notes on Access:

Each project room can only be occupied by one project group at a time in two hour intervals. Reservations through our appointment system are required for access.  

Project Cages can be accessed by 4 different groups at a time in two hour intervals, maintaining social distancing. 

Waterjet Cutting:

To request parts to be cut on our Waterjet, please fill out the form found here: Waterjet Request Form The Waterjet can cut almost any flat material up to several inches thick. You will need to provide your own material plus upload a .DXF file of the 2D part as well as a fully dimensioned .PDF of the part drawing.


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