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Booking a Sandbox Studio

We currently have 3 bookable spaces at Newnham, 2 bookable spaces at Seneca@York, and 1 space that is available upon request at King and SIA. The spaces can be booked by current students, faculty and staff.

Current Seneca Students

Current Seneca students who are actively enrolled in at least one Seneca course during the semester the booking is requested. Current students may be enrolled in full-time or part-time studies. Students who are not currently registered for a course are not able to book Sandbox spaces.

Seneca Faculty and Staff

Current Seneca faculty and staff who are actively employed by Seneca Polytechnic. Current faculty and staff have access to book Sandbox spaces.

HELIX Participants

Current HELIX participants are considered part of the Seneca community and can book Sandbox spaces. Helix participants will be asked to agree to and complete an online Sandbox terms of use form before or during their first booking. Helix participants can book the Sandbox by contacting the Sandbox team at


Use of the Sandbox is limited to current Seneca students, faculty and staff. Alumni bookings may be considered on a case-by-case basis by contacting the Sandbox team at When reviewing alumni bookings, factors such as studio demand, nature of the project and resources required will be considered.

Booking a Sandbox Room:

  1. Select the day to book
  2. Select the space to book
  3. Select up to 2 timeslots to book
  4. Submit your timeslots
  5. Login with your Seneca email username and password
  6. Fill out the form

Please note that only the current semester is available for booking.


Is your desired time not available?


Please contact us to see if we can accommodate your request (note: weekends are not available). We respond to all inquiries within one business day.

Email us at if you have any questions.


Sandbox Studio Booking Rules


  1. MAXIMUM OF: 2 Seneca class periods per user, per day. Sandbox users are expected to leave the Sandbox by the end of their booking time.
  2. GRACE PERIOD: Each group has 10 minutes to arrive for their booking, after which the space becomes available to others.
  3. CANCELATION: Repeat no-shows will have their studio booking privileges revoked.
  4. PRIORITY: Priority booking will be given for academic/course related projects.
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