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 complete the required Agreement, individual waivers, insurance, and lab safety training requirements for use of UCSB Multi-use facilities.
  3. Once all documents are approved and training is complete, users will be connected with the appropriate Lab Manager for department/equipment-specific training and Lab access. More information about each lab can be linked to below, or found here:

For assistance at any point in this process, call 805-893-4670.

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)