STS’ primary focus for 3D printing is for class-related projects. Personal and non-academic requests will take secondary consideration and be added to the print queue on a first-come first-served basis. At no time will STS print any object that could be considered offensive, dangerous or harmful to the students or the general public. In review of all print requests the following acceptable use policy serves as a guideline:

  • Request must abide by all applicable local, state and federal laws and University policies 
  • Students will not be allowed to create unsafe, harmful, or dangerous objects or those which replicate such objects, or pose an immediate threat to the well-being of persons or property. Pursuant to University policy, no weapons or life-like replicas of weapons are allowed on campus, nor may anyone produce them in the STS area. This includes parts of weapons, ammunition, and defensive as well as offensive weapons or any object which is regulated 
  • STS shall not print any obscene or otherwise inappropriate objects which they determine, in their sole discretion, are inappropriate and not conducive for a learning environment
  • STS, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to decline any print request for any reason
  • STS will not create or print any object in violation of another’s intellectual property rights related to patented, trademarked or copyrighted materials 
  • Only authorized STS staff shall have access to and use of STS 3D Printers
  • By utilizing the 3D printing service at STS, you are allowing your 3D prints to be used in advertisement and marketing for the 3D printer program.
  • Students may not have more than 2 print requests open at the same time