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, VAC

  • Jan 14 - Feb 12, 2021 (R2R-approved AAH members only): Mon/Wed 9am-1pm; Fri 11:30am-4pm
  • Feb 15 - May 5, 2021: Mon through Thurs 9am-1pm; Fri 11:30am-4pm

More Information about the VRC

Email with questions.

Equipment & VAC Room Reservations

Patron Portal

See our brief video tutorials on reserving
rooms and spaces and VRC equipment.

Access to resources depends on course enrollment or other affiliations. Contact the VRC with questions about the Patron Portal.

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.

Spring 2021

  • Mon. 7:00-10:00 PM
  • Thurs. 2:00-6:00 PM
  • Fri. 2:00-10:00 PM
  • ​Sat. 2:00-10:00 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. Order turnaround is 48 hours (excludes weekends and University holidays).
  3. Payment is due at time of pickup - credit card only, card must be present, no Amex, cash, or checks.

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

Interdisciplinary Media Art Practices (IMAP)

  • Photo Labs: Graduate students and authorized students only
  • Lighting Studio: Graduate students and authorized students only
  • OIT Computer Lab: Open during building business hours
  • Video Lab: Closed

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