IMAGINE WHAT YOU CAN
Sierra College Makerspaces are inclusive, collaborative communities, inspired by creativity and innovation, where students and members with unique ideas use tools to build projects, start companies and make their dreams come true.
Rocklin students: Hacker Lab powered by Sierra College is just minutes from campus, open 24/7 and offers amazing tools, huge space, student rates, scholarships, free events, coworking & space for club meetings.
Nevada County and Tahoe-Truckee students: See local makerspaces and campus opportunities in your area.
Laser cutting, 3D printing, coding, technology, designing, CNC, sewing, electronics, welding, soldering, app development, wood working, virtual reality, co-working, hackathons, startup pitches, maker fairs, projects for social good and much more.
Join today and learn, become certified to use equipment, work in the space like a gym membership and contribute to the community.
A safe place to explore, discover and fail while finding solutions to real world challenges and making a difference through your creativity and innovation.
Be inspired by learning new skills, meeting creative people and joining a diverse community that is integrating making into education to better prepare students for the future they want to create.
Makerspaces are open to all makers, crafters and learners who want to be part of a welcoming, inclusive community that celebrates innovation.
Join artists, inventors, machinists, entrepreneurs, engineers, welders, seamstresses, coders, wood workers, craft people, designers and other creative innovators.
In Sierra College campus mini-makerspaces and at nearby community makerspaces: Hacker Lab, Curious Forge & Truckee Roundhouse.
Send a message here to meet up with a Sierra Makerspaces team member for a personalized tour of Hacker Lab in Rocklin, open 24/7 and offering discounted student rates, internships, startup mentoring & fun free maker events.
Textile Lab In Building N6, Room #205
250 Sierra College Dr.
Science Lab In Room #102
11001 College Trail
4415 Granite Dr #200
(just minutes from campus)
Rocklin, CA 95677
12116 Chandelle Way, Ste. E3
13024 Bitney Springs Road
Q: Do I need to bring my own materials?
A: Yes, you need to supply your own materials. We do have a modest supply of
3D printing filament for small projects at Hacker Lab powered by Sierra
College in Rocklin.
Q: What if I already know how to use a tool?
A: A makerspace facilitator at Hacker Lab can meet with you to verify your
knowledge and awareness of safety requirements at the Rocklin location. Some
Sierra College courses can also qualify a student for access to a tool.
Q: Do I have to work on school projects only?
A: You have the freedom to work on any personal and school projects at the
Q: Where is the sewing lab at NCC?
A: The Textile Lab at NCC is in Building N6, room 205. There are also classes offered for
Q: Is there internet at Hacker Lab powered by Sierra College on Granite Dr.?
A: Yes, and it is fast!
Q: I have a product/business idea. Is this place for me?
A: At the makerspaces, you can get access to tools, mentors & team members
to develop prototypes and business ideas. There are also programs such as
Startup Hustle sponsored by Hacker Lab and the Sierra College Startup Pitch
Mentor Round meetup at the Rocklin campus.
5100 Sierra College Blvd.
Rocklin, CA 95677