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The Citadel Makerspace

An innovative, emerging technologies lab dedicated to creative learning.

Vision & Mission

The Citadel Makerspace is the center of new and emerging technologies on The Citadel campus, and a leader in educating Citadel students, faculty and staff on how to explore, and develop their creative, and problem solving skills, in a collaborative and innovative environment.

The Citadel Makerspace fosters innovation, ingenuity, and creativity through the exploration of new, and emerging technologies in an inclusive and collaborative environment. The Citadel Makerspace is a place where formal and informal learning comes together to provide users with hands on experiences that help them refine their ideas, be more engaged with problem solving, and develop leadership skills, such as ingenuity, adaptability, collaboration, and persistence. The Citadel Makerspace is available to all active Citadel students, faculty and staff, regardless of their department or level of knowledge.

Makerspace Policies

Food and Drink
No food is allowed in the Makerspace.

All of our Citadel Makerspace services and tools are available to all current students, faculty, and staff at The Citadel. You must have a valid Citadel OneCard to use the space.

Intellectual Property
Users of The Citadel Makerspace agree to this statement on intellectual property:

"I warrant that I am authorized to use the applicable files, data, images, or any other materials (collectively “Content”) in The Citadel Makerspace and that the use of the Content will not infringe upon any third-party’s copyright, patent, trademark trade secret or other proprietary or intellectual property rights."

Citadel Makerspace users are expected to use the Makerspace exclusively for lawful purposes that respect the policies of The Citadel and the Daniel Library as well as the safety and well-being of all students, faculty, staff, and patrons. Daniel Library staff reserves the right to refuse any print or project request. Particularly, we prohibit using Citadel Makerspace equipment to create any objects that are unsafe, harmful, threatening, or endanger anyone, including weapons in violation of South Carolina Code of Laws section 16-23-420(a) and other local state, and federal laws.

Terms of Service

Those utilizing The Citadel Makerspace’s 3D printers must do so for lawful purposes. Users must abide by all applicable laws and policies as stated below, while respecting the health and safety of The Citadel community. Daniel Library staff reserve the right to decline any print request for any reason. The Daniel Library cannot guarantee model quality or stability, confidentiality of designs, or specific delivery times. 


Copyright law under Title 17 of the United States Code, patent law under Title 35 of the United States Code, and other intellectual property laws of the United States may govern the making of photocopies or other reproductions of content. Under 17 U.S.C. § 108(f)(2) the provision of unsupervised photocopy or reproducing equipment for use by patrons does not excuse the person who uses the reproduction equipment from liability for copyright infringement for any such act, or for any later use of such copy or phonorecord, if it exceeds fair use as provided by 17 U.S.C. § 107. Nor does it excuse the person who uses the reproducing equipment from liability for patent, tort or other laws. 

This institution reserves the right to refuse to make available or provide access to photocopy or other reproducing equipment if, in its judgment, use of such equipment would involve violation of copyright, patent or other laws. 



The Citadel Makerspace policies were adapted from the following institutions: