General Access Labs

General access labs provide open access to computers and software for all UCSB College of Engineering students, faculty, staff, researchers and guests with a valid ECI account. During the academic year (Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters) these labs are available for over 120 hours per week. General access labs provide access to a standard set of engineering software and other College and campus resources.

ECI maintains the following instructional labs: the Engineering II Lab, The Richard A. Ahull Student Center and The Honea Undergraduate Computer Labs consisting of the E1 Lab and the Computer Science Instructional Lab (CSIL). All labs are accessible for the entire CoE community.

Features and Functions

All ECI labs feature UCSB Campus Wireless and printing capabilities.

Honea Undergraduate Computer Labs:
  • E1 - 1140 Harold Frank Hall
    • 56 workstations (28 Windows 7, 28 Linux)
  • CSIL - 1138 Harold Frank Hall
    • 48 workstations (all Linux)
    • 9 BYO laptop stations
Richard A. Auhll Student Center:
  • CAD Lab - 1401 Engineering II (in the courtyard)
    • 40 workstations (all Windows 7)
    • 8 BYO laptop stations
Other ECI Labs:
  • EII: 3236 Engineering II
    • 20 workstations (all Windows 7)

Find out which computers are currently available here!


OFFICIAL FALL QUARTER SCHEDULE: Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 through January 5, 2014

E2 AUHLL Center, E1/CSIL Hours:
Doors Unlocked:
Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 to Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 (early closure on last day 12/19 at 4:50pm)
Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 1:50am
Friday:            8:00am - 11:50pm
Saturday:         10:00am - 11:50pm
Sunday:           10:00am - 11:50pm
Holiday Closures:
Veteran's Day: Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Thanksgiving Weekend:  Thursday, November 27 - Sunday, November 30, 2014

Winter Break Closures:
Saturday, December 20, 2014 to Sunday, January 4, 2015
Regular hours resume January 5, 2015

Note: In general, the ECI labs are closed on all official campus holidays
and during the week(s) between academic quarters.

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phone (805) 893-3221