Lab Closed 5a–7am on 8/26
Campus facilities need to fix a gross leak on our compressed air system. The work is scheduled for Thursday morning (8/26) from 5am to 7am. During this time no users will be allowed in the lab.
An email will go out once the lab is back online. Please plan accordingly. Hopkins a 15:03, 23 August 2021 (PDT)
Building Controls Update next Friday (8/27)
Campus facilities will be doing a firmware update on the building controls at 7am. No disruption in operation is expected but there is a slight chance of a small change in cleanroom temperature and/or pressure. Please plan accordingly. Hopkins a 16:52, 19 August 2021 (PDT)
New COVID Protocols
All facility users and visitors are now required to have masks on while indoors in shared spaces. This includes shared offices, hallways/corridors, and all shared laboratory spaces. Masks will be worn in all laboratories at all times and in all shared office spaces at all times.
This direction applies to all vaccinated and non-vaccinated persons.
Outdoor policies remain unchanged
Surgical style masks or KN95 masks are appropriate for cleanroom use. Cloth masks may be used in non-cleanroom spaces. Hopkins a 08:14, 6 August 2021 (PDT)
Weekly Testing strongly urged for UCSB Students/Staff
Free weekly COVID testing is available to UCSB Staff, Faculty and Students. UCSB employees are strongly urged to sign up for weekly testing, which takes only minutes, is administered on-campus and is free of charge.
Weekly recurring appointments can be made at the Student Health website:
- Log on to the UCSB Testing Patient Portal using your UCSB NetID and password.
NanoFab COVID Protocols
Following guidelines provided by our Office of Research, the UCSB Nanofabrication Facility is open only for limited/authorized use for critical activity at this time.
Contact the Lab Director for more information.
The most recent COVID Protocols can be found at COVID-19_User_Policies.
// John d 15:00, 19 July 2020 (PDT)