Visit Spark

*Updated 8/12/20*

Notice regarding Access to Spark

Due to the university's preventative measures regarding COVID-19, Spark has remained CLOSED until it relocates into the new Design Innovation Hub this fall. Access to Spark is unavailable during this closure. Spark will reopen in the DI Hub sometime in September as the new SparkLab, a makerspace run by Design Innovation.

 

Hours

Fall Semester
  • TBD, as Spark will reopen as SparkLab in the new Design Innovation Hub!

 

Location

Spark Innovation Studio was located at 104 South Lincoln Street, Unit C in Kent, Ohio. The Unit C location is at the corner of Lincoln and East Main Street in Kent, between Starbucks and Campus Book & Supply.

the location of Spark as of spring 2019

Parking

The Unit C location is at the corner of Lincoln and East Main Street in Kent, between Starbucks & Campus Book and Supply. For details on parking, visit the Parking Services website.

Access

The makerspace in Spark Innovation Studio was open to all Kent State students, faculty and staff as well as the local community. For more information about the new SparkLab opening in the Design Innovation Hub visit their website.

Jobs at Spark

Spark Innovation Studio is a unit within Kent State University Libraries and employs a team of students to assist in the operations of the makerspace under the job description of Student Maker Assistant 1. Students who are interested in working at Spark are encouraged to fill out an application on the Jobs for Students page on the University Libraries website.

Spark is moving to the new Design Innovation Hub this fall, at which point it will become SparkLab, a makerspace under Design Innovation