3D printing

Want to use the 3D printers?

Visit our guide for instructions and tips on where to find files to print, or how to start modeling & scanning on your own.

Service desk hours

Monday to Friday
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Finding us

The 3D printers are located in Research Commons Room B, next to the Writing Center on the main floor of the Redpath Library Complex (map).
3459 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9


Ask an on-duty 3D Printing Peer Tutor, or contact 3dprint.library [at] mcgill.ca

The McGill Research Commons has five 3D printers available free to current students and faculty after completion of mandatory training session.

  • 3D printing training is required for first time users and posted on the library's workshop page as they are scheduled.
  • 3D printing staff also provides one-on-one training outside of the scheduled workshops. Email 3dprint.library [at] mcgill.ca to schedule an appointment.


3D Printing


The 3D printers can be reserved for the requisite printing time through the Library’s booking system.

We require at least 24 hours notice to approve reservations, not including weekends.

3D Printing Staff will be available in Research Commons: Room B during select hours to answer questions, and assist in the 3D printing process.


For more information about the McGill Library's 3D printers, including slicer recommendations and troubleshooting tips, please consult our 3D Printer Information Sheet and Troubleshooting Guide.


Use of the 3D printers is contingent upon compliance with the Library’s Regulation on the Use of 3D Printers.


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