2018-2019 Member Rates

DATE:  September 20, 2018     CATEGORIES:  Somerville Media Center Partnership

These FY19 rates  are effective October 1, 2018 for all new members (signups) and go into effect for existing members on November 1, 2018. Among the important details are:

  • Shop usage fees are eliminated; we want to encourage making! We’ll watch consumables usage.
  • A2 will grandfather existing “Institutional Member” rates for a period of one year.
Membership Level Rate Access
Unlimited $200
  • 24/7 Access
A. Nights and Weekends $130
  • Mon-Fri, 6PM to 6AM
  • Sat-Sun 24hrs*
B. Weekdays $110
  • Mon-Fri, 6AM to 6PM
C. Weekends $95
  • 6PM Fri to 6AM Mon*
A.  Unlimited $25
  • 24/7 Access
B. Preferred $0
  • Pick your “Preferred” level
Day Pass*** $20
  • One-time $25 signup fee
  • 24-hour access from time of signup
Studio Rental $3.40/sf No other changes to studio contract details
  • * Includes holiday Mondays
  • ** Includes Deskies, Shop Leads, Tool Testers, and Awesomenauts
  • *** Non-transferable; 5 for $95, 10 for $180; valid for seven years from date of purchase.

Additional information:

  • – All member levels include the ability to contract for storage and studios
  • – The total volunteer pool is limited to 75 members; all above that join a waiting list.
  • – Scholarships remain in effect on an as-needed basis. Scholarship tiers are 25, 50, and 100 percent and are available on a limited basis.
  • – Volunteers (Deskies, Shop Leads, Tool Testers and Awesomenauts) remain eligible for scholarship rates.
  • – Deskies remain eligible for existing class credits for completed and additional hours worked.