Please follow these steps to become an SMCL user:

1. Subscribe to 2 email lists: for general CNI Labs news and for occasional important SMCL notifications.

2. If you haven't done so, take Columbia's basic lab safety course (TC0950). Training is available 2x per month; check the schedules at both of the following links.

3. Download your TC0950 certificate from Rascal and save it as "[your uni]-tc0950.pdf". If you have an FDNY C-14 card, take a picture called "[your uni]-c14.jpg". Send these two files to Melody Gonzalez (mg3779) with the title “SMCL access request”. If you don’t have a C-14 card, your access will be 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM. See the attached image for help with Rascal:


4. Make a Badger account by visiting this link.

5. To request training, contact the appropriate superuser - see link here.

6. If you would like to store materials in the SMCL, contact Melody Gonzalez (mg3779) to request a storage bin.