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 110 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 2017
  • Auhll Center - 1401 Engineering II (in the courtyard)
    • 40 workstations (all Windows 7)
    • 8 BYO laptop stations
Other ECI Labs are closed during summer 2017
  • EII: 3236 Engineering II
    • 20 workstations (all Windows 7)

Find out which computers are currently available here!


Official Computer Lab Schedules
Spring/Summer 2017 

Spring 2017

Regular Hours: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 to Thursday, June 15, 2017

Honea Labs 1138/1140 Harold Frank Hall and The Auhll Center :
Monday - Thursday:  8:00am  2:00am (doors lock at 1:45am)
Friday:  8:00am - Midnight (doors lock at 11:45pm)
Saturday:   Noon - Midnight (doors lock at 11:45pm)
Sunday:  Noon - 2:00am (doors lock at 1:45pm)

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

Holiday Closures: 
Memorial Day:  Monday May 29,2017 (Monday Only)
Friday, June 16, 2017:  All Lock doors at 5pm and remain locked until Monday June 26 (see below).

Summer 2017

Honea Labs 1138/1140 Harold Frank Hall ONLY  
Monday, June 26 to Sept 15, 2017:

Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:45pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed
Tuesday, July 4   - Closed

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

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*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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3110 Harold Frank Hall
phone (805) 893-3221