Guidance for New Users


To gain access to the iLab, please do the following:

  1. Complete all of the required safety training listed below.
  2. After training is complete, coordinate with the iLab Manager at to schedule a lab orientation and safety tour.


Required Safety Courses and Quizzes for OSU Employees and Students

Lab Access

The Innovation Lab is accessible Tuesday through Friday during normal working hours (8 am -5 pm).

Once training and orientation are completed members have direct access to use the shop space. Projects should be coordinated with iLab staff and short- and long-term projects can be arranged on an as-need basis.

If you need to use the space outside the regular hours, please contact the lab manager.

Access to Shared Use Tools

  • A list of shared use tools is available at the iLab Capabilities page.
  • Contact the lab manager to schedule training on specific pieces of equipment.
  • Training will be schedule on an as need basis and may not be immediately available. Please plan ahead and contact the iLab.
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