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Phoenix Forge is the latest addition in downtown Phoenix, and thanks to a partnership between Arizona State University and Gateway Community College, Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute is able to include it in our network of collaborative spaces.


Phoenix Forge is a makerspace powered by Gateway Community College on behalf of the Maricopa County Community College District with support from ASU. The makerspace is open to the public, MCCCD students and staff, and sponsored memberships are available to the ASU community.

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Current ASU students, faculty and staff are eligible for membership through the Edson E+I Institute. Memberships are offered on a first-come, first-served membership basis with priority afforded first to students, second to faculty and third to staff. All members need to be involved in a related field or coursework.


Phoenix Forge
535 W. Van Buren St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003



22,500 square feet of maker space, with a wide variety of tools and equipment for:

  • Prototyping.
  • Woodworking.
  • Jewelry making.
  • Electronics and robotics.
  • Additional capabilities to come.

Classes available for an additional fee.

Frequently asked questions

Who is eligible for membership?

Current ASU students, faculty and staff are eligible. First priority is given to students, then to faculty and staff involved in related field or coursework.

How do I claim my membership?

Memberships are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. To initiate, please complete this form using your ASURITE email address. Your ASU affiliation will be verified, with confirmation sent to Phoenix Forge. Membership applications and related details will then be processed directly by Phoenix Forge.

What do I need to maintain my membership?

In order to provide fair access to maintain your membership, you must remain an active member of the makerspace. Memberships are evaluated every 30 days. If you’re inactive for 30 days or if your ASU affiliation changes, your membership will be discontinued. If your membership is discontinued, you will be required to restart the process.


 For more information about ASU memberships, email [email protected].

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For more information about ASU memberships, email [email protected].

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