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:
  • HFH - 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 closed during summer 2016
  • Auhll Center - 1401 Engineering II (in the courtyard)
    • 40 workstations (all Windows 7)
    • 8 BYO laptop stations
Other ECI Labs are closed during summer 2016
  • EII: 3236 Engineering II
    • 20 workstations (all Windows 7)

Find out which computers are currently available here!


Official Winter Quarter Schedule (2016): 
Monday, January 4, 2016 through Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Auhll Center, E1/CSIL Hours:
Doors Unlocked*:
Monday – Thursday :  8:00am – 1:45am 
Friday            :  8:00am – 11:45pm 
Saturday          : 12:00pm – 11:45pm 
Sunday            : 12:00pm – 1:45am 

E2 Lab (E2 3236) Hours:
Doors Unlocked*:
Monday – Friday   :  8:30am – 1:50am 
Saturday – Sunday :  Closed 

Holiday Closures:
Martin Luther King, Jr Day:  Monday, January 18, 2016
Presidents' Day: Monday, February 15, 2016
Spring Break: March 19-27, 2016 (Doors lock @ 5pm  Friday, March 18 2016 and reopen Monday, March 28, 2016)

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

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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