Procurement Services

Multi-User Lab Access

Non-UC use of the below labs is governed by these procedures:

  1. Contact the Lab Managers at each facility FIRST, to ensure the equipment/lab is available for your schedule.
  2. Contact us at to sign the required Facilities Use (or Service) Agreement, provide signed waivers for any company employees accessing our lab(s), and provide your company's Certificate of Insurance. In your email, include your company info (legal name, address, & phone #), and the name(s) of the people from your company wanting to use the lab(s).
  3. Lab Managers/staff can help your company employees obtain a UCSB netID and access to the UC Learning Center if a lab safety course is required.
  4. More information about each lab can be linked to below, or found here:

For assistance at any point in this process, email us at 

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Bren School of Environmental Science & Management Neuroscience

Earth Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering


Research Lab



Psychological & Brain Sciences

California NanoSystems Institute

Chemistry X-ray Facility

Micro-Environmental Imaging & Analysis Facility (MEIAF) Neuroscience Research Institute

Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis Facility

UCSB Nanofabrication Facility

X Ray

Microscopy & Microanalysis Facility

Machine Shop Instrumentation

Brain Imaging Center (fMRI)

Nanostructures Cleanroom

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility (NMR)

  Microscopy Facility

Mass Spectroscopy Facility LA-ICP-MS

High-Frequency Measurement Lab (HFM)

MRL Spectroscopy Facility

Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE lab)

Terahertz Facility


Biological Nanostructures Lab (BNL)

Mass Spectrometry Facility

  Stem Cell Facility


Thermoelectrics and High-Efficiency Photovoltaics Lab

Polymer Characterization


 Materials Processing Lab



Microfluidics Lab

Optical Characterization




Thermal, Electronic, Elemental, Magnetic, Porosity, and Optical Facility (TEMPO)





Innovation Workshop (makerspace)









Labs -only UCSB