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Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street Urbana, Illinois 61801


Office hours 8:30a - 5:00p


Phone: 217-333-3097
Fax: 217-244-6375


Access to MNTL Faculty and Shared-Use Laboratories

Procedures for Gaining Laboratory Access

The following only applies to MNTL facility users who are NOT seeking access to the Cleanroom or BioNanotechnology Laboratories. If you will need access to either or both of those facilities please follow the access instructions here:

Failure to complete each step of the following instructions could prevent or delay your access to the facilities within MNTL.

  1. Complete and submit the Keycard Request Form. If cylinder keys are needed, also fill out the Cylinder Key Request Form and submit it to the MNTL Business Office in Room 2104 MNTL.
  2. Take the online General Lab Safety Training offered by the University’s Division of Research Safety (DRS). Print out the certificate generated upon completion of the training and drop it at the business office before your training. You can also e-mail it to the business office. If you are an external user, please e-mail for DRS login and password information.
  3. Online key card request form must be submitted by Friday 2:00pm before the training day.

    All the certificates must be submitted before the training either my email or drop off on the same day.

  4. Attend the MNTL Building Safety Training, normally held on the first Tuesday and third Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m. Report to Room 2104 MNTL when you arrive for the training.

Contact or call 217-333-3097 if you have additional questions regarding MNTL access.