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Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Frank Innovation Zone

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Use of the FIZ Community and Studios is limited to FIZ Community Members. Membership is easy…Stop by the FIZ Service Center and complete the Participation Agreement and Release of Claims and Liability form. Learn more about Access, Training and Badges, visit the Get Involved – Membership page.

Each of the studios hosts a variety of equipment. Access to studios is limited to members who have FIZ documented training for equipment located in the room. Members with Level 2 Access MUST limit their use ONLY equipment for which they have initial training.

The initial training will vary by studio but the expectations will be consistent and include; 1) Orientation, 2) Practice  & 3) Skill Demonstration.

FIZ Training Materials are access via WSU’s Blackboard learning management system. To sign up for training access, please follow the link below, where a login form will require current myWSU credentials to be entered. Once successfully logged in, the link will activate the Frank Innovation Zone BlackBoard Learning Space in which all training material can be accessed.

To view the FIZ BlackBoard Learning Space, navigate to Washington State University’s Blackboard Learning Environment webpage ( The specific course title for training access is Frank Innovation Zone (CONT-001-FIZ-099-NC148555-LEC), which should automatically appear with other listed courses.