Odum Library 3D Printer Policies

  • The 3D printer is available for use by current students, faculty, and staff of Valdosta State University
  • The printer may be used for academic and non-academic uses, but academic projects will take priority over non-academic ones.
  • Printing costs $2 per hour of print time as calculated by the Makerbot.  (0-1 hrs = $2, 1hr 1 min – 2hrs = $4, etc…)
  • All use of the 3D printer is done at the risk of the user. 
  • The user will be responsible for covering all materials costs whether or not the print completes properly.
  • Media Services is acting as a facilitator to provide access to the 3D printer, their staff do not necessarily have the skills to assist you with its operation.
  • All use time on the 3D printer must be reserved in advance.
  • Anyone wishing to use the printer must attend a workshop covering basics of 3D printing and policies governing the use of the printer.
  • No firearms or other weapons may be created using the printer.
  • All objects printed on the 3D printer must not violate the Media Center’s Copyright Policy.