Facility Service Requests

Facility Service Requests

To report building issues please contact:

Facility Manager:  Anthony Vitan  158 Le Conte Hall Telephone: 510-642-2242

Service desk Assistant:  Carlos Bustamante 151 Le Conte Hall Telephone: 510-643-0802  

You may also email our group here.

Telecommunications and Networking

For telephone and network moves, additions, cancellations or upgrades please email us.  For desktop support, network connectivity, phone outages or phone support please submit a ticket to Campus Shared Services or email ccu@berkeley.edu.

Furniture and Equipment Moves

To request furniture and equipment moves within Birge and Le Conte Halls please email us.
For small scale moves and room clean outs we have furniture dollies, hand trucks and carts are available for check out in Room 151 LeConte.

Receiving and Shipping

The Physics Receiving and Shipping facilities are located in Room 151 Le Conte Hall. All goods purchased by the Physics Department Shoppers via BearBuy are delivered to Physics Receiving for processing. The staff in the Receiving department inspects the shipments, reconciles the packing slips against the PO and notifies the recipients via BearBuy that their shipment is ready for pickup.   

Domestic shipments can be sent by UPS or Fedex.  International shipments may only be sent by Fedex.  To have your item sent out by us please fill out this form.  Before submitting your completed form please validate your SpeedType here.

Shipping requests by Fedex Express must be submitted by 1:30pm in order to be sent out the same day.  All other requests (UPS Ground/Fedex Ground/Freight) will be processed the next business day.  

We have Fedex and UPS boxes and envelopes for your use.  We also have a limited supply of empty boxes and packing materials.  Please check with the front desk at the Service Desk to see what is available.  Users/labs are responsible for packing their own boxes prior to being shipped.  We can't take any liability in the event of damage.  In the event of damage the requestor (labs/user) must make a claim with Fedex.  

Please note that we do not have the capability of shipping hazardous materials, goods or gases.  If you wish to ship them please contact EHS' shipping specialist here.

Do not have personal packages sent to 151 Le Conte Hall.  We are unable to process personal packages per department policy.  

Electronics, Equipment and Hazardous Waste disposal

We can assist with disposal of old equipment, electronics and furniture.  Old electronics (computers, cables, pc boards, ect) can be brought down to the receiving room in 151.  These items may be placed on the table near the loading dock door.  Please place items neatly on the table and box up any loose parts.  For furniture disposal please check in with Carlos or Anthony at the receiving desk.  We will give you instructions based on the type of furniture you are trying to get rid of.  If your equipment you wish to dispose of has a UC Berkeley or LBNL property sticker on it please inform Anthony before leaving it on the recycling table.  All UCB and LBNL equipment must be accounted for and we may direct you to contact somebody at LBNL for disposal or pick up.  

Hazardous waste must be diposed of through EH&S Hazardous Waste Program.  

If you need to dispose of small undercounter refrigerators or freezers they may be brought to 151 Le Conte receiving room.  You must bring a chartstring to pay for disposal costs. The cost for disposal is $100.00  

Equipment/Tool Loans

We have a limited types of equipment available to be lent out (carts, pallet jacks, ect.).  All equipment must be signed out by the person at the Service Desk.  No equipment may be removed unless signed for.  Equipment must be returned by the end of the business day at 4:00 PM.  No overnight equipment lending is allowed.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  For hydraulid lifts and pallet jacks their respective JSA (job safety analysis) must be signed before you can take the equipment.  To use a ladder you must complete the EH&S ladder safety training and provide proof it has been completed or you will not be available to use a ladder from us.  Check with person at Service Desk for details.