Sitewide Alerts

Our 3D printing facility is currently closed to the public, but we are operational and accepting 3D printing requests for academic, clinical and research projects only. Due to COVID-19 we are operating at a limited capacity and turnaround times are longer. Please plan ahead and submit your request at least 7 business days ahead of time.

The lab will remain closed December 23rd - January 6th. All requests received during that time will be processed in the order they were received after January 6th.

Need help with your 3D design? Schedule a virtual consultation.

3D Printing at Penn Libraries

The Biomedical Library and Education Commons offer free 3D printing for all members of the Penn Community. 3D printing is available for both academic and non-academic prints. Before submitting your request, please review the details and policies for Penn Libraries' 3D printing services:

NOTE: The Education Commons is closed for the rest of 2020. 3D printing is currently unavailable for non-academic print requests. Please check back at a later date. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Submit Your Model

Once you have completed your model, submit it through our online form. Please remember to:
  • Fill in your complete contact and affiliation information. Make sure that you have entered your email address correctly so we can reach you if we have any questions and when your print is complete.
  • For academic/clinical/research prints, select your desired materials. For faster service, or if any material will work for your project, make sure to choose 'ANY' material. If you select multiple materials, our staff will choose for you. NOTE: All non-academic prints will be printed in PLA.
  • Provide a detailed description of your project and include any special requests.

Materials information