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BeAM Open Hours and Operations

At this time, all trained UNC affiliates are welcome to enter the makerspaces during open hours, which are listed below. While walk-ins are welcome, we encourage you to make a reservation for the laser cutters, embroidery machine, vinyl cutter, electronics workbench, and wood shop to help assure access. Make a reservation on one of those tools or areas using the button below.


Fall Closures:

  • All operations will pause starting at 5pm on Wednesday, October 18th for fall break. Operations will resume on Monday, October 23rd.
  • BeAM’s Murray makerspace will be closed on Saturday, October 28th for a special event. Our Hanes Art Center makerspace will be open from 12:00 to 5:00pm that day for your making needs.
  • All operations will pause starting at 5pm on Tuesday, November 21st for Thanksgiving. Operations will resume on Monday, November 27th.
  • All BeAM makerspaces will close at 5:00pm on Friday, December 15th for winter break. Researchers needing access should contact or any makerspace technical supervisor.
  • All makerspaces will fully reopen for the spring semester on Monday, January 22nd.


Fall 2023 Hours

MurrayClosedClosed11:00AM - 7:00PM11:00AM - 7:00PM11:00AM - 7:00PM11:00AM - 7:00PM11:00AM - 7:00PM
Hanes Art12:00PM - 5:00PM12:00PM - 5:00PMClosedClosedClosed12:00PM - 5:00PMClosed
Carmichael3:00PM - 9:00PM3:00PM - 9:00PM3:00PM - 9:00PM3:00PM - 9:00PM3:00PM - 9:00PMClosedClosed