Visual Arts Complex — Hours of Operation (subject to change)

VAC Building Hours & Administration

Building Hours & Instructions

  • 7:00 AM-7:00 PM — The building is unlocked for access.
  • 7:00 PM-10:00 PM —CCure (cardswipe) access for students enrolled in classes including AAH students and centrally scheduled students with their Buffone Cards.
  • 24/7 building access for faculty, staff, grad students, and area-entered undergrads is allowed with a Buff OneCard
  • 24/7 building access for undergraduate students must be made through faculty or area tech.
  • Student employees will need to contact their supervisor for 24/7 building access.
  • During certain holidays and breaks, the building may be locked and accessible only to those with 24/7 building access using a Buff OneCard.

Administration Office Hours, located on the 3rd Floor:

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM. Closed Saturday, and Sunday
  • Contact: Jean Goldstein, Administrative Assistant

Hours are subject to change. The AAH department observes the CU Boulder holiday schedule.

Link to holiday schedule



Visual Resources Center (VRC), including Equipment Room

Room 310, VAC
Main line: 303-492-1683; Equipment Room: 303-492-1313

Hours for 2023-2024 Academic Year

  • Fall and Spring semesters: Monday - Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Closed on university breaks, holidays, and intersessions. May be available by appointment during breaks and intersessions. Contact

Please plan ahead. Reserve equipment in advance through the online Patron Portal whenever possible. Access to equipment is based on course enrollment or other affiliations. 

Patron Portal

Questions on how to use the Patron Portal to reserve VRC equipment? Watch our brief tutorial video.

Contact with questions.

Our hours may occasionally vary depending on unexpected changes to staff availability.

More Information about the VRC

Metal Shop

Google Calendar used for accessing the Metal shop and CNC Router

Email Evan Blackstock with scheduling conflicts, questions, etc.

More Information about the metal shop

Contact: Evan Blackstock, Metal Shop & CNC Lab Coordinator

Wood Shop

It is best to make an appointment for using the woodshop during open hours by simply sending an email to describing what you wish to accomplish so we set up based on your needs.

Hours & Training Calendar

Hours are subject to change, please check the Woodshop calendar for up-to-date changes. Contact Bill Rumley with any questions:

Laser Cutter and Vinyl Cutter Access: Located in the wood shop, these tools can be used on a first come first serve basis when the wood shop is open.

Print Lab

By appointment only


  1. Submit your order ONLINE and upload your file:
  2. You will receive an email informing the order is ready for pickup. 
  3. Payment is due at time of pickup - credit card only, card must be present, no Amex, cash, or checks.

Contact: Thomas YiIMAP Coordinator and Print Lab Manager. Available in Teams during business hours.

The Print Lab is closed during University Breaks and Holidays