Please follow these steps to become an SMCL user:

1. Subscribe to 2 email lists: for general CNI labs important announcements and news and to 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. Open 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.