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BeAM Open Hours and Operations

BeAM@Murray is now open to all UNC affiliated makers for research, entrepreneurship, coursework, or personal projects. This includes all student groups, staff, faculty, and administration.

MAKE A RESERVATION

Anyone planning to enter the Murray makerspace must:

  • Be working on an approved project, or be a member of a user group mentioned above
  • Already be trained and certified to use the space and specific tool requested
  • Reserve a specific space/tool using our online system
  • Feel well, with no symptoms of any illness
  • Wear a properly fitted face mask/covering in accord with University and CDC guidelines – must be worn at all times while in the makerspace
  • Wash hands before checking in
  • Call out their PID for staff to input into our check in system
  • Adhere to social distancing guidelines (min. 6’ distance from others at all times), using makerspace ingress/egress lanes and work envelopes
  • Follow best practices for hand and respiratory hygiene outlined by the CDC
  • Disinfect workstations after each session

Our Murray makerspace will have a maximum occupancy of 8 patrons with the following tools and work stations available for use:

  • 3D Printers: 3 seats per hour
  • Laser Cutter: 2 seats per hour
  • Sewing: 1 seat per hour
  • Electronics (1)
  • General Making/Basic Tools (1)
  • Wood Shop (1)
  • BeAM Custom Shop (Max occ. 1)
    • Embroidery Machine
    • Cricut Maker
    • Serger

*Tool availability is subject to change. Please check our website and reservation system for updates.

Murray Makerspace Hours and Operations

Please note that hours and access are subject to change based on COVID infection data.

Reduced Hours of Operation – for research, entrepreneurial, and academic projects

These hours are in effect from November 22nd to December 18th and January 11th to February 5th.

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Closed9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.Closed9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.Closed

Spring 2021 Hours

Our expanded spring hours for Murray are scheduled to begin on February 8th. This is subject to change based on COVID data, so please check our website often for updates.

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Closed9:00am - 3:00pm11:00am - 5:00pm9:00am - 3:00pm9:00am - 3:00pm11:00am - 5:00pm10:00am - 2:00pm

Carmichael Makerspace Hours and Operations

Please note that hours and access are subject to change based on COVID infection data.

Spring 2021 Hours

Our expanded spring hours for Carmichael are scheduled to begin on February 8th. This is subject to change based on COVID data, so please check our website often for updates.

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Closed3:00 pm - 6:00 pmClosedClosed3:00 pm - 6:00 pmClosedClosed

University Holidays and Breaks

BeAM makerspaces will be closed in accordance with University holidays and breaks.