Location and Hours

Student Access Section

Access to the build space, 3d printing, computer stations, machining area, and training sessions can all be scheduled here: Learning Factory Booking Page.

Training

Click here for Safety Training.

Click here for Other training. (e.g. machining, welding, woodshop)

Location

The Learning Factory is part of the Engineering Services Building, located on West Campus at Penn State University Park (interactive map).

Hours

Fall and Spring Semesters
Monday – Friday: 8 am – 10 pm

Summer
Monday – Friday: 8 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 5 pm

The Learing Factory is currently not operating during weekends.

student getting assistance from learning factory staff member outside perspective of the learning factory facility
 
 

About

Our mission is to help bring the real-world into the classroom by providing engineering students with practical hands-on experience through industry-sponsored and client-based capstone design projects. Since its inception, the Learning Factory has completed more than 1,800 projects for more than 500 different sponsors, and nearly 9,000 engineering students at Penn State University Park participated in such a project.

The Learning Factory

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802