Access the Immersion Lab

Who can use the Immersion Lab?

Like the rest of MIT.nano, the Immersion Lab is open to:

  • The internal MIT community—professors, students, staff, and researchers from any department.
  • External users, including members of the MIT.nano Consortium and individuals from academia, industry, government, and other organizations.

Accessing MIT.nano Immersion Lab

1. If you intend to use the Immersion Lab for research, academic, or exploratory projects, you will need to register as an MIT.nano user:

  • For first-time use, submit the quickstart form with a description of your project and the tools in which you are interested. We can then help guide you through the general MIT.nano user registration
  • Based on your project needs and goals, Immersion Lab staff will work with you to customize a training and facility use plan. If you intend to collect human subject research data that will be used in a publication, you will need submit your approved IRB protocol.

2. If you are interested in non-research use for a group, such as teaching a class using VR, or holding a multimedia performance, submit an inquiry form with a description of your concept. Immersion Lab staff will work with you to customize a facility & tool use plan.

Operating hours

Presently the Immersion Lab is open to users during the following hours:

Monday – Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed on weekends and holidays