M5 is a makerspace for ECE undergraduate students. It is located on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus in Marcus Hall, Room 5.


M5 is an open learning environment whose mission is to enable ECE undergraduate students to advance their technical interests through experimentation, exploration, interaction and entrepreneurship.

M5 integrates laboratories, meeting rooms and demilounge to support a broad range of individual and collaborative activities, formal and informal instruction, and mentoring.

M5 is an educational initiative of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering that provides new dimensions to the UMass Amherst ECE experience.