A Network of Makerspaces for the CCSF Community in San Francisco

Explore digital and analog fabrication equipment tools including laser cutters, 3D printers, and shop tools, and experience modern teaching and learning environments equipped for hands-on learning, collaboration, and teamwork.

A big thanks to the CCC Maker initiative from the California Community College Chancellor Office Workforce & Economic Development for supporting the creation of MakerSPHERE at CCSF.

Summer 2021 Makerspace Courses: Enroll Now!

MAKR 100 - Practices of Making (3 units, satisfies CCSF GE Area E)

Introduction to the Maker Movement, a survey of cultures, disciplines, materials, and technologies related to the traditions of making through time and around the world. Students will recognize key materials and techniques of disciplines including the arts, construction, engineering, and computer science to critically analyze and apply ways of creating that support an understanding of culturally significant work of diverse peoples and eras.

  • Two sections - Sec 500, CRN 54020 and Sec 501, CRN 54021
  • Taught via remote instruction on Canvas and Zoom
  • Students will use kits for at-home making and STEAM projects

MAKR 33 - Making and Makerspace for Teachers (1 unit)

Teacher preparation for making and makerspaces in educational settings. Topics include experiential learning and other applicable learning frameworks, facilitation strategies for making and makerspaces, learning activities and curriculum, and equipment, tools and supplies found in makerspaces. Students will use maker kits with making supplies and tools for at-home learning due to COVID.

  • Section and CRN coming soon - check CCSF Online Schedule for latest details
  • Remote instruction using Zoom and Canvas
  • Students will use kits for at-home making and STEAM teaching projects

Science Building 211, Ocean Campus
Ambient wireless environment for digital and analog projects related to the Internet of Things, equipment and tools for computational tinkering and creative coding, paper craft and light fabrication. Students taking MAKR 100 will meet in this space. For more information, contact Maura Devlin-Clancy, mclancy@ccsf.edu
Collaboratory/Media Center
Rosenberg 403, Ocean Campus
Modern furniture for collaboration and teamwork, 3D Printing Center, maker supplies and materials, Crafty Thursdays, and ongoing activities. For more information, contact Miguel Magos, mediacenter@ccsf.edu
Evans Makerspace and Innovation Hub
1400 Evans Avenue, San Francisco
Hands-on learning for careers in Construction, Automotive, Welding, and Fashion. Well-equipped labs with industrial equipment for each sector. Working at the Industrial Lab will allow students to take their prototypes and build them on a much larger scale. For more information, contact Arcadia Maximo amaximo@ccsf.edu.
Allied Health VR Studio
1860 Hayes Street, Room 313
Virtual reality headsets and allied health software for Nursing, LVN, EMT/Paramedic and other Allied Health students.

Decorative illustration of students working with tools.

MakerSPHERE Highlights


Innovation Hub at Evans Campus