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

VAC Access Notice

Until Further Notice: MFA, MA, PhD, BFA, and Post-Bac students will continue to have access to the VAC. Students enrolled in classes that have been approved for return to in-person teaching will continue to have access to the VAC.

Those classes include: ARTS 1875 300E, ARTS 2085, ARTS 2095, ARTS 3085, ARTS 4085, ARTS 4641/5641, ARTS 5202, ARTS 5176, ARTS 4104/5104.

Classes not listed are being conducted remotely and student work is expected to be conducted offsite.


  • Building hours: 7 AM-10 PM
  • Administration office hours: Closed until further notice
  • Administration remote hours: Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

Contact: Jean Goldstein, Administrative Assistant.
Available in Teams during business hours.

Visual Resources Center (VRC)

Room 310 (computer stations and study stations), VAC: Summer 2021 (May 12 through August 5)

  • Tue: 9:30am - 3:00pm
  • Thu: 9:30am - 3:00pm

VRC staff are available Mon-Fri via Zoom, and may be available in person by advance appointment at other times during the week. Minimal staffing may result in unforeseen closures.  Email the VRC with questions.

More Information about the VRC

VRC Equipment Room

Room 310E, VAC: Summer 2021 (May 12 through August 5) 

  • Tue: 9:30am - 3:00pm
  • Thu: 9:30am - 3:00pm

Patron Portal

  • Reserve equipment in advance through the Patron Portal whenever possible. Access to equipment depends on course enrollment or other affiliations.
  • Minimal summer staffing may result in unforeseen closures.
  • Questions on how to use the Patron Portal to reserve VRC equipment? Watch our brief tutorial video.
  • Email the VRC with other questions or concerns.

Metal Shop

  • Monday, closed
  • Tuesday, 3:30-7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, 10 AM - 12 Noon and 3:30-7:30 PM
  • Thursday, 1:00-6:30 PM
  • Friday — Welding Trainings, 1:00-3:00 PM (by appointment, contact Scout Patterson at at least 48 hours in advance)
  • Sunday — Safety Orientation,10 AM- 12 PM (by appointment, contact Evan Blackstock)

CNC Router:

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.

Summer 2021

  • Thursday, 10 AM - 5:00 PM

Contact Bill Rumley with any questions.

Print Lab



  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: Mariana Pereira Vieira, ​IMAP Coordinator and Print Lab Manager. Available in Teams during business hours.