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


Official Computer Lab Schedules


Regular Hours: 
Monday, Apr 1, 2019 to Thursday, Jun 13, 2019	
Honea Labs 1138/1140 Harold Frank Hall  & The Auhll Center :
Monday - Thursday:  8:00am  2:00am (doors lock at 1:45am)
Friday:  8:00am – 9:00pm (doors lock at 8:45pm)
Saturday:   7:00am – 8:00pm (doors lock at 7:45pm)
Sunday:  7:00am - 8:00pm (doors lock at 7:45pm)

Engineering II 3236:
Monday - Thursday:  7:00am - 10:00pm (doors lock at 9:45pm)
Friday:  7:00am - 9:00pm (doors lock at 8:45pm)
Saturday & Sunday:   Closed

Holiday Closures for Spring: 
Memorial Day:  Mon, May 27 Labs Closed (Monday Only)
Fri, June 14, 2019:  All doors lock at 5pm and remain locked until Mon, Jun 24, 2019


Regular Summer Hours: 
Honea Labs 1138/1140 Harold Frank Hall ONLY 
Monday, June 24 to Sept 13, 2018:

Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:45pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed
Thursday, July 4   - Closed
Monday, September 2 - Closed

Auhll Center - Closed All Summer
Engineering II 3236 - Closed All Summer	

Fall 2019 begins: Sept 26

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