Making Center Fall 2020 and Covid-19 Updates


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N5 Open Print Lab

66 Fifth Ave, 5th Floor   •   Hours
Open to:

Welcome to the Open Print Lab!

We are open by appointment only this fall. Equipment available is limited.
Please see below steps to request a reservation.

To request equipment please follow these steps:

      • Fill out the brief campus access survey. This will help Choose your building, and ensure you are tested.
      • Make a Tech Consultation*. Click on this link or look for the flashing red button on the right-hand sidebar.
      • Request a seat at least 48 hours in advance of coming to campus. After scheduling a tech consultation (or sometimes even during one!), request a seat via relevant area.

Thank you for your patience and understanding! Please email us at if you have any questions.


Please note that orientations will not be offered in the Fall 2020 Semester. Students who were oriented in the past will retain access.

The Open Print Lab facility located on the fifth floor of 66 Fifth Avenue (see map) is an open print lab available to all students within the School of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons School of Design. With plenty of open viewing space and equipped with Canon Professional Inkjet printers utilizing the latest in pigmented inkjet printing technology, the fifth floor space is one of many locations on campus for students to make professional-looking, high-resolution prints on their own inkjet paper.* All that is required to use the lab is a laptop** with the appropriate printer driver and software installed. Cables to connect computer to printer can be checked out from the fifth floor cage.

Open Print Lab facility includes:
Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 17″ Professional Photographic Inkjet Printers
Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-2000 24″ Professional Photographic Inkjet Printer
Eizo ColorEdge Monitors

Canon PRO-1000 driver click here
Canon PRO-2000 driver click here

* Students must provide their own paper.
** Computers are not provided, students must bring their own laptop to connect to the printers.

Students also have access to a variety of scanners and printers through IT Technology Labs.

Additional Flextight Imacon Scanners are located at:

      • Arnhold Hall 8th-floor Open Lab at 55 West 13th Street
      • The Innovation Center 6-th floor Open Lab at 6 E 16th Street
      • D703 Computer Classroom at 6 E 16th Street

Additional Large Format Flatbed Scanners are located at:

      • 6 E 16th St: lab workstations D707-01 through 03, D1131-01
      • 6 E 16th St: Innovation Center D6 Lab area
      • 25 E 13th St: Parsons East lab workstations E208A-14, E300A-01
      • Arnhold Hall 8th fl lab workstations i802-10,11,13,14,16,23,24,31,32,33,43

Slide Scanners are located at:

      • Arnhold Hall (55 West 13th St.) 8th Floor Lab.

Additional Plotters & Photo Printers locations and cost can be viewed here.


Related Equipment and Tools

• Desktop Inkjet Printer

• Inkjet Plotter

• Eizo ColorEdge Monitor