ASU Drone Studio


Researchers external to ASU may now reserve the Drone Studio

Use of the ASU Drone was previously limited to Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering researchers. The space is now open to additional members of the ASU community and government and industry partners as a recharge center. New ASU and external partners can now make paid reservations at hourly rates.

All researchers must be registered and approved before reserving time in the ASU Drone Studio.

Registration process


Registration and approval

All applicants must fill out the online registration form, take two required trainings and become approved by the lab manager.


Experiment approval

Experiment plans must be approved by the lab manager. Some may need an additional approval by the Fulton Schools Safety Office.

Reserve the studio

Reserve the studio online. Reservations are limited to a maximum of 2 reservations per week, not to exceed 8 hours total.

Registration and approval

Required trainings

All researchers who wish to use the ASU Drone Studio must complete the EHS Fire Safety training.

EHS Fire Safety Training

The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST)

All drone studio users must pass FAA TRUST course and have a completion certificate on file before using ASU Drone Studio. Visit for details regarding TRUST. Please email a copy of your certificate to [email protected].

ASU Drone Studio rules

All researchers must read and follow the studio rules and plan their research in accordance to them.

ASU Drone Studio Rules 


ASU Drone Studio letter of collaboration

ASU researchers must submit an ASU Drone Studio letter of collaboration when registering to use the studio.

Lab training and registration fees

with motion capturewithout motion capture
ASU-affiliated projects$93.00$44.00
External to ASU$126.00$65.00


Once you have completed your trainings, fill in the online registration form and the lab manager will contact you with further information.

ASU Drone Studio

611 E. Orange St.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Bulldog Hall (BDH) 143/145


Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award

Fulton Schools faculty contributions

Office of the Dean, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

ASU Drone Studio Committee

The ASU Drone Studio is managed by the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at ASU.