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

BeAM Open Hours and Operations

BeAM@Murray and Carmichael are 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 BeAM makerspaces 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
  • Conduct a temperature check using a temporal thermometer
  • 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

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

Murray Makerspace Hours and Operations

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

  • Laser Cutter (2 seats)
  • 3D Printer (3 seats)
  • Custom Shop(Embroidery/Serger/Cricut) (1 seat)
  • Wood Shop (3 seats)
  • Sewing Station (1 seat)
  • Vinyl Cutter Station (1 seat)
  • Basic Tools/Foam Cutter Station (1 seat)
  • Electronics Workbench (1 seat)

Spring 2021 Hours: Starting March 29th

This is subject to change based on COVID data, so please check our website often for updates.

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Closed10:00am - 3:00pm11:00am - 4:00pm10:00am - 3:00pm10:00am - 3:00pm11:00am - 4:00pm10:00am - 1:00pm

Carmichael Makerspace Hours and Operations

Our Carmichael makerspace will have a maximum occupancy of 7 patrons with the following tools and work stations available for use:

  • Kitchen (1 seat)
  • Embroidery (1 seat)
  • Vinyl (1 seat)
  • Serger/Coverstitch (1 seat)
  • General Making: includes 3D printing, general sewing, digital design (6 seats)

Spring 2021 Hours: Starting March 29th

This is subject to change based on COVID data, so please check our website often for updates.

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
Closed3:00 pm - 6:00 pmClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed

2021 University Holidays and Breaks

BeAM makerspaces will be closed in accordance with University holidays and breaks. As the end of the spring semester nears, there are a few important dates to keep in mind.

  • BeAM will be closed for university holiday: April 2nd – April 4th
  • Last day of trainings: Friday, April 23rd
  • Last day open for the spring semester: Saturday, May 15th
  • BeAM will be closed May 16th – May 23rd
  • Tentative reopening in Murray on Monday, May 24th