Facilities & Access

Facilities & Access

Please follow these guidelines as we work to maintain a safe environment in our buildings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Access Controller 
Carlos Bustamante
151 Physics North (formerly Le Conte Hall)
510 643-0802
(handles day to day transactions)

Building Manager and Lead Access Controller
Esperanza Munoz-Riddle
151 Physics North

General Information

  • All access documents and general questions must be emailed to:  Physics-Support@lists.berkeley.edu
  • Access Transition Hours: By appointment only.  No DROP INS.  You must make an appointment on the access calendar here after emailing your access request documents.    
  • All persons requesting access must have a campus Cal ID card.  No exceptions
  • All metal keys require a $30.00 deposit as of 11/08/21
  • All access transactions will be scheduled by Carlos Bustamante.    
  • Physics Space includes Birge Hall, Physics North-South and some spaces of Campbell (Lower Level, 3rd and 4th FLR)
  • All persons working on campus must register with etang.berkeley.edu for maintaining covid safety in the workplace.  You may do this through the Berkeley app or through the web.  This is required to maintain a "green badge" for clearance to come to campus.  Details on the badging system are located here.  

Required Documents for working in an experimental research lab

Required Documents for those who need non-experimental access 

Liquid Nitrogen Access (undergrads may not have access to system)

Physics Reading Room

Access to the Physics Reading Room must be authorized by Claudia Trujillo in 376 Physics North, Kathleen Cooney in 374, or Anna Hilke in 368.  Please visit them if you desire access to this space.
(Not currently open for use due to COVID Restrictions)

Student Shop Access 

Please see Jess Lopez in the student shop (Room 102 Physics North) for access. 
(Not currently open for student use due to COVID Restrictions)