• Access to state-of-the-art and traditional tools at Parsons facilitates your creative growth and gives you hands-on experience using everything you’ll need as a creator. Extensive adaptable making spaces are available at our new 28,000-square-foot Making Center hub, which opened in fall 2016 for student use, and at satellite making spaces across the university. Professional technicians and facility managers are on hand to support individual student needs and to lead training sessions and workshops for students and faculty.

    Available tools and equipment include 3D printers, laser cutters, and CNC routers; traditional and advanced milling equipment; high-speed plotters; printmaking equipment for all media; woodworking, metalworking, sewing, and textile production areas; rapid prototyping labs; wet lab and work area; digital imaging; audio; and production gear. Photo studios and equipment checkout areas are also accessible, along with fabrication and modeling shops, a lighting simulation lab, a video “green room,” and our new Innovation Lab, which engages your imagination in a range of media. Visit Parsons Making Center Resources to learn more about the broad range of facilities you have access to at the school.

    In addition to the resources available to students across Parsons, individual programs provide specialized facilities and services that provide optimal conditions for learning.