NOTE: All prior access was cleared during COVID, so requests must be filed for all of your active research students.

Students who live on campus and are participating in COVID testing:

  • Have exterior door access, granted by OneCard, by default.
  • Those who need interior card or key access to lab spaces, still have to be cleared by faculty members or instructors using the Science Center access form. This has to be done by faculty or instructors for returning students as well as new students.


Students who live off campus and are participating in COVID testing:

  • Must be approved by faculty who must fill out this formreferenced in a prior message
  • Must be approved by the dean’s office who will confirm approval for access via email to the Science Center.

Please note:

  • There will be a LOT of requests in the first two weeks of the semester. Please be patient while they are processed.
  • If a key is being requested for a returning student, please make sure they don’t already have one, to avoid duplicate keys.


Information about Science Center buildings:

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Bass Hall – Constructed in 1991 named after Anne T. and Robert M. Bass, houses Psychology, Computer Science and the Young Library.

Burton Hall – Constructed finished in 1914 and first called “Biology Hall.” In 1917 renamed Burton Hall after President Burton.  Initially home to  Zoology and Botany departments. Currently houses Geosciences and Mathematics and Statistics.

Ford Hall– Constructed in 2009 and opened for classes in early 2010.  Named for the Ford Motor Company after a $10 million leadership gift.  Houses Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science and Molecular Biology.

McConnell Hall – Constructed in 1966 named after Edna McConnell Clark ’09.  Houses Physics Astronomy, and Statistical and Data Sciences.
Spring/Summer 2015 Roof and Astronomy Observatory Renovation

Sabin-Reed Hall – Constructed in 1966 named after Florence Sabin ‘1893 and Dorothy Reed Mendenhall ‘1895.  Home to the Neuroscience Program, as well as many scientists in Biology and Geosciences, and Environmental Science and Policy.