The HighBay provides students, faculty members, and staff an area to design and fabricate as they work on projects for classes, clubs, independent study, and research. The HighBay is open during Tech Spark’s open hours. It is available to anyone associated with Carnegie Mellon University.

Reservations and access

The HighBay is available for event and instructional reservations. Contact Ryan Bates for reservations.

Get more information about equipment access in this space. 


Meeting space


  • Whiteboards
  • Tables

Required training

  • None
  • Partnered courses can place a non-private reservation

Online EHS quiz


  • Grinder
  • Impact driver
  • Jig saw
  • Multi-tool
  • Power drill
  • Reciprocating saw



  • Electronics stations

Online EHS quiz

3D printers

Required training

  • 3D printing services