Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab
Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab

Location / Hours

The CU Community Fab Lab main location is on the south end of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus, adjacent to the ACES library, across the street from the green houses.

Art Annex 2
1301 South Goodwin Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801

Community After-School Locations

Can’t get to the main lab? That’s okay, we have several locations around the community with access to Fab Lab equipment, programming and staff. They are made possible through the Illinois DCEO funded Digital Literacy for ALL grant.


The Urbana Free Library (210 W Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801) hosts Teen Open Lab most Tue/Wed/Thu – 3 to 5:30 pm.


Champaign Public Library (200 W Green Street, Champaign, IL 61820) has Fab Lab equipment and programming available in their Teen Space most Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri – 3 to 5 pm.


The Urbana Neighborhood Connection Center (Hartle and E Main Street, Urbana, IL 61801) has Fab Lab programming for eligible enrolled youth, they operate most Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri – 3 to 5:30 pm.


Tap In Leadership Academy (402 N Randolf, Champaign, IL 61801) partners with us for their Summer Enrichment Program annual summer series, a full month of programming.

Public Open Hours

Spring Break (March 23-27):

  • Sunday – 1 to 6 pm
  • Tuesday – 6 to 9 pm
  • Thursday – 6 to 9 pm

We are available for scheduled classes and activities in addition to the normal operating hours. The lab is typically closed during the following holidays: Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas through New Years.

Directions to the Fab Lab