Making Center Fall 2020 and Covid-19 Updates


L2/N2 Open Work Space


Printmaking Studio

Labs, Shops, and Studios

Photo Shooting Studios

66 Fifth Ave, 3rd & 4th Floors   •   Hours
Open to:

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

To request equipment please follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the brief campus access survey. This will help Choose your building, and ensure you are tested.
  2. Make a Tech Consultation*. Click on this link or look for the flashing red button on the right-hand sidebar.
  3. 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.


Shooting studios are located on the third and fourth floors and range from 500 square feet to 800 square feet in size. All studios are equipped with ProFoto strobes and base grip equipment including c-stands, grip arms, crossbars, umbrellas, and gray, white, and black seamless (9′ and 5′). Two of the five studios also include Broncolor Grafit as well as hot light kits.

Pop-up studio kits available for check-out to students through the ERC. The pop-up studio kit includes a background stand and the choice of white or black backdrop. Students can additionally reserve a variety of continuous lights and full-frame DSLRs.

* Restrictions apply. Contact ERC for more information.

Related Equipment and Tools

• AC Strobe Light Kit

• Light Modifiers

• Continuous Light Kits

• Portable Backdrop