Return to Regis COVID-19 Updates

Information from the Department of Art
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The Department of Art is following University of Minnesota COVID-19 Safety Protocols. While we are eager to welcome students back to the Regis Center for Art, we will only do so based on Safe Campus parameters and University of Minnesota guidance. 

See some examples of how we've made in-person classes possible.

COVID-19: General UMN Guidance:

More COVID-19 guidance for students:
College of Liberal Arts Neighborhood has additional information:
University Health and Safety FAQ on safe return to work:

Regis Center Specific Guidance Fall 2021:

  • The Regis Center is restricted to UMN students, faculty and staff. You need an active U Card to enter.
  • Fall Building Hours: Monday - Saturday 8 AM - 9 PM | Sundays closed | Holidays closed
  • Graduate students, faculty, and staff have 24/7 access to Regis.

Facilities & Resource Hours:

East Tool Crib / Wood Shop:

Fall hours
Monday-Thursday 9 AM - 9 PM
Friday 9 AM - 4 PM

Darkroom (W140):

To ensure the safety of students, staff, and faculty, the darkroom is open to enrolled photo students only. 

Equipment Check-out (W139):

Equipment Check-out provides video and audio production equipment, drawing tablets and DSLR cameras for students currently enrolled in Department of Art classes. We also sell drawing paper, film and printmaking supplies. Students currently taking classes in the Dept. of Art may reserve equipment using our online site or in person.

Fall Checkout Hours, September 7 through December 22 (only for enrolled art students):
Monday-Thursday 9 AM - 9 PM
Friday 9 AM - 4 PM
Saturday 11 AM - 4 PM

Students currently taking classes in the Dept. of Art may reserve equipment using online or via phone: 

XYZ Lab (E125):

The XYZ Lab is located in Regis East (E125) and houses a CNC router, two laser cutters, two 3D printers, a Roland SV-12 desktop vinyl cutter and a ceramic decal printer. The XYZ Lab is open for limited in-person appointments as well as online submissions. There are no walk-ins, the lab is open for appointments only. Sign-up for an appointment.

Digital Service Bureau for Learning (W138):

The Digital Service Bureau for Learning (DSB) is located in Regis West (W138) and offers large and small format Epson printers. 

Fall Hours TBD

For more information on the DSB visit our website, on Facebook, or email us| 612.626.4196. DSB Remote Order Form 

eStudio (W206)

The eStudio is located in Regis West W206. It is an interdisciplinary and collaborative art studio open to all University of Minnesota students. For more information about the eStudio visit our blog or contact to learn about eStudio facilities and schedule updates. Please email  with any questions or requests.


September 14 - December 11, 2021
Tuesday and Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday and Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday, November 25, 26.

Call the Nash Gallery front desk at (612) 624-7530 or 612-625-8096 

The Gallery Attendant will open the door for you.

Please do not visit the gallery if you have tested positive for Covid-19 or feel ill.

The maximum capacity for the gallery is 30 visitors at one time

Last updated 09/13/21
Hours & restrictions are subject to change.

Please email the Department of Art, with specific questions or guidance for additional resources.


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