Facilities

Select any studio facility from the following list to see an overview of specific hours, access guidelines, and other information for that space. For more specific information regarding materials, tools and training for the workshop, the PRC, and the photography facilities in the BC Binnings Studio, please select from the left-hand menu.

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Dorothy Somerset Mezzanine Area (DSOM 207)

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Normal operating hours: 8:30am until 5:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Extended hours: 5:30pm until 10:00pm, Monday through Friday, and 7:30am until 10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday.

Extended hours access: A key can be signed out using your UBC ID from the AHVA Workshop during regular workshop hours. The workshop is located in DSOM 106. This facility also requires a sign-in and sign-out procedure.

Who is eligible: Students registered in studio courses.

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Printmedia Research Centre (AAC 2000)

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Normal operating hours: 10:00am until 6:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Extended hours: 8:00am to 10:00am & 7:00pm until 10:00pm, Monday through Friday, and 8:00am until 10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday.

Extended hours access: Card access via $100 deposit. A limited amount of after-hours cards are available for sign-out for short periods from the PRC technician.

Who is eligible: Students registered in print courses or with the permission of the area technician.

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BFA/BA Undergraduate Studios (AAC 3000 & 3007)

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Normal operating hours: 24-hour access. Type of access | Card access via $100 deposit.

Who is eligible: Students who have been notified via email by the department of their eligibility.

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MFA Facilities (AAC 4th Floor)

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Normal operating hours: 24-hour access.

Type of access: Card and key access via $100 deposit.

Who is eligible: MFA students enrolled in their first two years in the program.

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Darkroom Facilities & Photo Studio (BCB 104 & 107)

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Normal operating hours: 7:00am until 7:00pm, Monday through Thursday, until 5:00pm on Fridays.

Extended hours: 7:00pm until 10:00pm, Monday through Friday, and 7:30am until 10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday.

Extended hours access: A key can be signed out using your UBC ID from the AV Cage during regular cage hours. The cage is located in BCB 106.

Who is eligible: Students registered in photo courses.

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BC Binning Studios & Photo Processing Area (BCB 108)

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Normal operating hours: 7:00am until 7:00pm, Monday through Thursday, until 5:00pm on Fridays.

Extended hours: 7:00pm until 10:00pm, Monday through Friday, and 7:30am until 10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday.

Extended hours access: Card access for building perimeter and photo processing area via $100 deposit.

Who is eligible: Students registered in photo courses.