Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, visiting Walter Library will be different this fall. Read the detailed information about changes to reduce the risk of COVID-19.

Our doors are open. Limited hours / limited capacity. No limits on your potential.

Our doors are open in alignment with Walter Library hours

  • Toaster staff are on-site Monday - Friday from 10am - 5pm

  • Check out our newly added Media Services equipment, software, and support

  • The Breakerspace is piloting limited use - Have a project idea? Submit a request 

What you need to know...

  • Updates to support social distancing
  • Additional reservable space
  • New virtual resources
  • Breakerspace closed but welcoming consultations
Come see what is heating up!

The Toaster is a place where ideas are generated, discoveries are made, and entrepreneurial spirits are ignited.


The Toaster is a place where you can...

  • Connect and collaborate with fellow students
  • Launch a product, service or vision
  • Design, build, tinker and make
  • Learn from industry experts
  • Find campus resources

Here are 5 things to know about the Toaster and a quick guide on how to get started.

Resources Page

While we anxiously await the day our doors safely reopen, our commitment to promoting student-driven innovation and entrepreneurship does not end. Check out our new resource page to find ways to launch your idea into action!

Toaster Team Updates

The day-to-day work of the Toaster Team is adapting as we transition to remote work. See what the Toaster Ambassadors are up to from their home offices.

Stay Creative from Home

Missing your access to the Breakerspace? We put together three easy projects that can be done with basic supplies from within the comfort of your own home.

Toaster is an instant success

Check out some photos from the first few days and hear from the Toaster Team. 

About the space

Located in the lower level of Walter Library, the Toaster will be an adaptable space for students to collaborate on innovation and entrepreneurship projects and bring abstract ideas to life. 

Students, student organizations, and experiential courses will have access to 6,500 square feet for collaboration, presentations, group meetings, prototyping, and more.

In partnership with the Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship in the Carlson School.