The Crafts Center
Fees & Registration Policies

Class & Workshop Fees: The Crafts Center is funded primarily by NC State student fees and community participation. Registration fees are based upon your affiliation to the university. Class fee includes a studio pass for the entire semester.

Level I - Student Price - for fee paying NC State students only; this price is not available to tuition waiver recipients, non-fee students, or spouses of students.


Level II - Affiliate Price - for NC State alumni*; parent of a current NC State student;
NC State employee*; tuition waiver recipients*; Centennial Partner*; non-fee paying or OLLI students*;or any senior citizen (age 60+)*

(*Level II discount is not extended to spouses)

Level III - Base Price - for the general public

    Please note that all participants in glass, lapidary, jewelry/metals, wood & photography/darkroom classes must be age 18 or over with current health insurance. Minimum age for classes in all other studio areas is 14.

Multiple Class Discount: If registered for one class or workshop, pay the Level I price for one additional class of equal or lesser value taken in the same semester. Workshops are not discounted.


Studio Passes: Studio access is available to those not taking a class provided they have sufficient experience/knowledge to work independently in the studio; first time users must complete an orientation before using the facilities. Studio access may limited or unavailable during class times. Studio Passes are valid for the current semester only.

Studio Pass Discount: Workshop participants may purchase a studio pass for the studio related to the workshop at the Level I price.


Payment: Payment may be made by cash, check or money order made payable to University Student Center. Checks returned by your bank for any reason will incur a $25 return check fee.

Cancellations: For a refund, The Crafts Center staff must be notified of a cancellation 7 days before the class or workshop begins; $10 is non-refundable. If the class or workshop is cancelled by the Crafts Center, you will receive a full refund.


Absences: To receive the best experience and get the most out of your class, attendance at all classes is important as there are no provisions for make-up sessions for missed classes.


Class Schedule Changes: Dates, times, and instructors of classes are subject to change. In the event a change to the class schedule needs to be made, you will be notified via E-mail (if provided at time of registration) and/or by telephone.

Accessibility: Public areas of the building are wheelchair accessible. If special needs are anticipated, please contact our staff when registering.



Studio Pass Fees

Studio/Fee:          I            II          III


Clay                    $46        $74       $91
14 and older; access to studio with pottery equipment; slips, glazes & firings included; user must purchase clay from the Crafts Center.


Darkroom            $40       $64       $79
18 and older/insurance required;access to fully equipped darkroom, user provides chemicals and paper.


Fibers                   $23       $41        $45
14 and older access to floor looms, spinning wheels, & fiber arts library (limited passes are available - check with staff before sending payment).


Glass                   $40       $64         $79
18 and older/insurance required;access to studio equipment; glass; access to tools, kilns, & torches; some flat glass & glass rod available for purchase by students & pass holders only.


Jewelry/Metals  $40       $64          $79
18 and older/insurance required; access to tools, acetylene torches, and metal working equipment.


Lapidary              $40       $64         $79
18 and older/insurance required;access to faceting equipment, cabochon machines, and rock saw.


Woodshop            $46      $74        $91
18 and older/insurance required; access to fully-equipped woodshop; a variety of wood is available for sale.


Studio fees for last part of semester are reduced by 40% beginning after the semester break.


Registration Form

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