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 Winter Quarter Schedule: 
Monday, January 5, 2015 through Friday, March 20, 2015

Doors Unlocked:
January 5, 2015 through March 20, 2015 
(early closure on last day 03/20 at 12pm)

E2 AUHLL Center, E1/CSIL Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 1:50am
Friday:	8:00am – 11:50pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 11:50pm
Sunday:	10:00am – 11:50pm

Holiday Closures:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 19, 2015
Presidents Day: Monday, February 16, 2015

Spring Break Closures:
Saturday, March 21, 2015 to Sunday, March 29, 2015
Regular hours resume March 30, 2015

*Occasionally, due to staffing levels, the labs may close early. Thank you in advance 
for your cooperation*

*Although the labs are open later, the doors will look early. Please knock on the 
door if they are locked during our scheduled hours*

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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Help Desk

1140E Harold Frank Hall
phone (805) 893-3221