The iMAKE STEM Innovation Center and Makerspace sparks imagination, cultivates ingenuity, and empowers the Inland Empire community. We provide access to state-of-the-art technology and resources that nurture essential skillsets for future career success.

Design, Create, Innovate

MVC's makerspace is an inclusive, hands-on learning environment where you can design, create and innovate your ideas. The iMAKE STEM Innovation Center provides students with the chance to collaborate with faculty to explore new technology, and gain skills using industry-standard equipment and software. Whether completing class projects, pursuing a hobby, or striving toward entrepreneurship, creative thinkers are welcome.

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Tools in the Makerspace

Let your curiousity lead the way! Students and community members may request to use these tools for FREE. Many of the resources needed, such as ink and filament, are also provided at no charge.

Equipment and Resources

  • 3D Printers
  • Laser Machines
  • Vinyl Printers
  • Virtual Reality Headsets
  • CNC Machines
  • Power Tools
  • Direct to Garment Printing
  • Die-cut Machines
  • Embroidery and Sewing Machines
  • Crochet and Knitting
  • ESports

Trainings, Workshops and Tours

The iMAKE Innovation Center is a hub for research and collaboration, featuring advanced facilities that foster interdisciplinary exploration and drive transformative discoveries. Visit our facility, book a tour.

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The Makerspace offers hosts interactive workshops and training on equipment and software to help creators bring their ideas to life. 

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The Makerspace at Moreno Valley College will: 

  1. Actively promote and engage local businesses and will encourage and facilitate a mutually beneficial, interdisciplinary collaboration with iMakers.
  2. Focus on equity and accessibility through the creation of an inclusive environment that focuses on overcoming historical barriers and limitations and promotes participation of under-represented populations.
  3. Create a welcoming environment for at-promise students facilitating opportunities for them to experience their “ah-ha” moment.
  4. Provide expanded opportunities for high school students to earn college credit and/or industry certifications that align with career pathways and curriculum through connections to the iMAKE spaces.
  5. Provide a platform for industry to collaborate in order to create innovation challenges for students.
  6. Be an inspiring environment for makers to cultivate a passion to enact change in the world.
  7. Create a space for real world innovative learning opportunities facilitated by industry professionals through internships, mentorships, and meaningful engagement.
  8. Utilize a continuous improvement process to evaluate the space, outcomes, and business needs to remain cutting edge.
  9. Ensure community involvement and engagement by utilizing the iMAKE mobile bus, outreach events, advertising, including social media, corporate and community sponsorships tied to activities and events.

The STEM Innovation Center and Makerspace hires student employees through MVC's Student Employment program. In most cases, students must be eligible for Federal Work Study. Learn more about Student Employment and inquire about openings by contacting the Center.

Are you a community member seeking to utilize MVC’s iMAKE Innovation Center? Community members can request access to equipment and facilities.


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How to Find Us

The STEM Innovation Center and Makerspace is located at Moreno Valley College in Moreno Valley, CA, near the corner of Iris and Lasselle Street. Feel free to come to campus during business hours and visit Science & Technology Building, Room 101 on the first floor. Visitors can park in white parking stalls. Please note parking at Moreno Valley College requires a permit.

16130 Lasselle Street
Science & Technology, Room 101
Moreno Valley, CA 92551

Public Transportation: Utilize RTA bus 18, 19, 20 & 41 stops near the Moreno Valley College.

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Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 4 pm
Closed Fridays

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Meet Our Team

Donnell Layne

Director, STEM Innovation
(951) 571-6118

Abraham Cifuentes Amezquita

Laboratory Technician
(951) 571-6976

Joseph Murray

Laboratory Technician
(951) 571-6977

Gerardo "Jerry" Serrano

Learning Center Assistant
(951) 571-6978

Meet the iMAKE Innovation Center's student employees in this video - click to listen and watch
Meet the iMAKE Innovation Student Employee Team

Strong Workforce


This project is funded fully or in part by the US Department of Education Hispanic Serving Institution Title III STEM Grant. This project is also funded fully or in part by Strong Workforce funds administered through the Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium (IEDRC). For more information about the IEDRC and Strong Workforce, visit the Strong Workforce Program website.