Use multiple shared workspaces to imagine and build real-world solutions. The Innovation Hive is a space for creation and fabrication open to all students, faculty, staff, and the USF community.

Our Spaces

  • A light fabrication and maker space for prototyping and light work with 3D printers, sewing machines, light wood, textiles and composite work, and small power tools to allow you to quickly create and iterate on solutions.
  • A heavy fabrication and testing space dedicated to fabrication, woodworking, and material testing, equipped with essential machinery such as a CNC machine, Compression Testing Machine, and Universal Testing Machine (UTM), alongside larger power tools like table saw and drill press.
  • An ideation space for brainstorming that features work tables, Legos, whiteboards, big paper, and small hand tools to encourage you to dream up multiple and varied solutions to any problem.

Innovate the Future

The Innovation Hive promotes cross-campus participation and collaboration by welcoming and training any student, faculty, or staff member who wishes to use the equipment. In addition to hosting many interdisciplinary activities, each Innovation Hive area functions as a learning center as well as a work space, and accommodates computer work as much as physical creation.

For schedules and training information, visit our page on MyUSF.

Student working at sewing machine in USF's Innovation Hive
Think Big in the Innovation Hive

Do real projects for the real world.

Innovation Hive

Harney Science Center 151
2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117