Become a member

Membership

Signing up to become a member is easy. There are a couple of options available:

 

All Membership Levels  

Requires no automatic renewal with no refund or cancellation. Memberships include access to the shop during member hours, complimentary shop safety and orientation material, and discounted invitations to shop workshops.  All members must have read and provided consent to the “Membership Agreement”, “Safety Guidelines”, and “Assumption of Risk and Waiver of Liability” forms.  *Consumable materials are not included with membership.*

 
  • Premium Individual Membership – $500 yearly ($150 quarterly) 

    • Valid for one year from the end of the month of purchase. (90 days for quarterly rate) 
    • Includes priority reserved use of lab machinery Tuesday through Friday 1:00 to 5:00 or weekday mornings by appointment up to 3 hours per machine per day up to 15 cumulative reservation hours per week on all machines.  Machine reservation will not be available during evening hours or Saturdays.  
    • Must be 18 years old or older.  

  • Individual Membership – $250 yearly ($75 quarterly)  

    • Valid for one year from the end of the month of purchase. (90 days for quarterly rate) 
    • Includes use of the lab machinery at-will outside of Premium Member reservations up to one hour per machine per session.  
    • Members ages 14 to 18 must have consent and release from parent or legal guardian. 

  • Family Membership – $350 yearly ($105 quarterly)  

    • Valid for one year from the end of the month of purchase. (90 days for quarterly rate) 
    • Includes two named adults and up to five named children living in family home.  

    • Named adults must poses legal authority and serve as releasor to any minors ages 14 to 18. 

    • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by adult member during all shop visits.  
    • See Individual Membership shop usage policies above.  

  • Higher Education Membership – $150 yearly ($45 quarterly)  

    • Currently enrolled in post-secondary program with valid Student I.D. 
    • See Individual Membership shop usage policies above.  

  • Mentor Membership – Free for one quarter year (3 months) renewable  

    • Assist with programming, evening and weekend operation (can be entrepreneurs, educators, staff, or instructors) 

    • See Premium Individual Membership shop usage policies above. 

 

What is included? Not included?

Use of all tools, equipment, and attachments

Free use of computers

Help with patents

Take home tools

Free Coffee

Materials and consumables

Need Help?

If you need any help or more information about becoming a member, don't hesitate to contact us.

   (620) 235-4927

   pitscoideashop@pittstate.edu