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Chemistry Department Access Request

Please read all the content below prior to submitting a request.
 
Use this form to request access to spaces managed by the Chemistry Department in the Chemistry/Physics building only. This form is not designed for requesting access to the Jacobs Science building or any other building affliated with the Chemistry Department. This form is also not designed for requesting access to spaces managed by the Physics Department. Please contact them via physics@uky.edu for their access request procedures.
 
Submission of this form does not automatically provide access. The necessary administrator(s) will review the request and staff will provide notification by email once access can be granted or keys issued.
 
For questions about the form or to report problems with the form, send an email to chemistry@uky.edu.
 
  • Access to the Chemistry-Physics building and/or labs requires an ID card issued by the Wildcard ID Office.
  • In addition to the time necessary for acquiring authorization from research advisor(s) and/or approving officials, expect at least 1 to 3 business days for processing.
  • Keys and/or use of a swipe card become the user's responsibility once accepted.
    • Report a lost or stolen key or swipe card to chemistry@uky.edu. If a physical key has been lost or stolen, please prepare to complete this form.
    • Report swipe access that is no longer required to chemistry@uky.edu.
    • Return key(s) that are no longer required to CP-125.
  • Requesting access to certain rooms/equipment will require authorization from specific members of the department, in addition to research advisor(s) and/or completion of supplemental procedures. Contact these administrators and ensure completion of training and/or documentation to prevent delay in processing.
    • Autoclave (CP-37 & CP-388B) access requires training found here and is managed by TBD.
    • Cryogens (CP-43) - Review of http://ehs.uky.edu/ohs/cryogenic.html is required.
    • Bio-imager (CP-388A) access requires training/authorization provided by Dr. Mark Lovell.
    • CD (CP-388A) access requires training/authorization provided by TBD.
    • DSC/TGA (CP-33A) access requires training/authorization provided by Dr. John Selegue.
    • EPR and NMR access requires training/authorization provided by Dr. Anne-Frances Miller.
    • Fluorimeter (CP-386) access requires training/authorization provided by Dr. Chris Richards.
    • FTIR/ATR (CP-350) access requires training/authorization provided by Dr. Ken Graham.
    • GCMS (CP-33A) access requires training/authorization from Dr. Mark Watson.
    • Raman (CP-354) access requires training/authorization provided by Dr. Doo Young Kim.
  • IMPORTANT information for volunteers, high school students, minors, and/or undergraduate students:
    • All volunteers, regardless of other classifications, must complete the documentation/forms found here.
      • Lab volunteers are defined as any unpaid individual working in a lab environment. This includes unpaid undergraduates not enrolled in research courses (e.g., CHE 199 or 395) and working in a lab environment. For undergraduates under this classification, completion of the volunteer documentation/forms is required.
    • Minors must complete the documentation/forms found here.
    • After-hours building access cannot issue to volunteers, high school students, minors and/or undergraduates in conjunction with access to active research labs containing hazardous materials or instruments.
    • Lab access for undergraduate students enrolled in a research course (e.g., CHE 199 or 395) limits to the semester enrolled and may require subsequent access requests depending on changes to classification(s).
    • Volunteers, high school students, minors and/or undergraduates are not permitted to work unsupervised in a lab containing hazardous materials or instruments.
  • Any use of equipment or instruments for which proper training has not been completed and certified is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
  • By requesting access to labs and/or instruments, the requesting party certifies completion of safety courses, laboratory specific training, and/or instrument specific training. Submission of this form represents an electronic signature and understanding of the requirements and responsibilities listed here as well as these policies.
  • You can find more information on lab safety at the following links: