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

Administration & VAC Building Hours

As of Fall 2021

  • Building hours: 7 AM - 7 PM, Monday-Friday
  • Keycard access: 7 AM - 10 PM, Monday-Friday, and 7 AM to 7 PM on Saturday and Sunday

  • Administration Office Hours (located on the 3rd Floor):
    Monday-Thursday from 8 AM - 5 PM and Friday from 9 AM - 3 PM (closed Saturday and Sunday)
  • Administation Contact: Jean Goldstein, Administrative Assistant

Available in Teams during business hours.

Hours are subject to change.

Visual Resources Center (VRC)

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

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

Fall 2021 Hours

Monday 10 AM-Noon and 1-5 PM
Tuesday 4-8 PM
Wednesday 10 AM-Noon and 1-5 PM
Thursday 4-8 PM
Friday Closed

CNC Router Access: Located in room 261 across from the freight elevator on the second floor. 
CNC Plasma Cutter and 3D Printer Access: Located in the metal shop

The CNC router is available by appointment during the following days/times:

Email Evan with scheduling confilcts, question, 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 William.rumley@colorado.edu describing what you wish to accomplish so we set up based on your needs.

Hours & Training Calendar

Fall 2021 Hours:

  • Monday 1:00-8:00
  • Tuesday 9:00-12:00 and 3:00-8:00
  • Wednesday 1:00-8:0
  • Thursday 9:00-12:00
  • Friday 2:00-8:00
  • Saturday 2:00-8:00
  • Sunday 2:00-8:00

Contact Bill Rumley with any questions. william.rumley@colorado.edu

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

Fall 2021 Hours: 

Monday 4:30 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

ORDER PRINTS ONLINE

  1. Submit your order ONLINE and upload your file: https://forms.gle/nu2xKbPLyUf1EfeD9
  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.