Facilities Operations, Engineering & Management

About the Facilities Management Unit

College of Chemistry Building (Facilities) Management Unit is responsible for coordination of maintenance and repairs to the seven-building College Complex.

For Chemistry and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering departments properly functioning building systems are critical for the success of the departments' instructional and scientific research activities. CoC Facility Management Mission is to do their utmost to ensure that these buildings and the building systems are maintained in their optimal condition. The Facilities Management Unit is also responsible for emergency response, security, and protection of the occupants and operations during renovations and utility repairs, and maintenance.

Facilities Team

Steven Williams
Facilities Engineer
119 Gilman Hall
(510) 643-4220
swilliams5117@berkeley.edu or chem_request@berkeley.edu

Steven Williams is the Facilities Engineer for the College of Chemistry and is responsible for all areas of facilities repairs, maintenance and operations. He manages, plans, coordinates, and monitors activities affecting the physical, environmental and security conditions of the College. Steven is involved in new facilities renovation and design and coordinates occupants impact issues related to construction. He is one of the acting directors of the College's emergency response program and supervises College of Chemistry Building Management Team.

Alexei Anderson
Facilities Manager
119 Gilman Hall
(510) 642-5231
alexeianderson@berkeley.edu or chem_request@berkeley.edu

The Facilities Manager manages the College's emergency response program and also is the primary contact to dispatch facilities repairs to Campus Facilities Services. He works with building occupants to ensure that repair needs and priorities are accurately reported to Facilities Services. 

Non-emergency Maintenance Requests


Non-emergency Maintenance Issues

For non-emergency maintenance issues, please click the button below to log into the Chem Request application and complete an online submission form:

Facilities Work Request

*To check the status of requests click on the 'Reported Requests' tab in the application.

College Access Application


How to Enter or Update Personal Info

Log into the College Access System and update your personal and appointment information. All changes to your appointment and all new appointments will have to be approved by your PI, Supervisor or group delegate. You will receive an email confirmation upon electronic approval. Your PI, Supervisor or group delegate can also update your appointment information and you will then receive an email confirmation of the changes.

College Access Application

For any other questions, please contact Building Management at 642-5231.

Key Request & Building Access

Keys. Photo by George Becker, Pexels.

About Key and Building Access

Keys request and building access is done electronically through the online College Access Application. A valid CalNet ID is required to log into the app.

For more info please see CalNet Authentication and the online Building Access FAQ's.

For application access click on the sign in button directly below:

College Access Application

After-hours access

If you are new to the College of Chemistry and have CalNet authentication log into the application, complete the required fields, and “Submit". You will receive an email confirmation when your PI, Supervisor or group delegate has approved your access.

If you already have normal access, request after-hours access online or have your PI, Supervisor or group delegate make the request for you.

Laboratory key REQUEST

Laboratory keys are not issued until all required laboratory safety trainings have been completed. After training completion, you will receive an email confirmation when your request has been approved by your PI, Supervisor or Group Delegate.

If your research group does not have any administrative support, your PI or research director will need to contact the College of Chemistry web application developer John Borland at < jborland@berkeley.edu > to request that you be set-up as a delegate in the system. You will receive confirmation of your role once that has been completed.

Emergency Guide

ccEHSS Emergency Guide cover

Download the Emergency Guide (PDF)


The Annual Security & Fire Safety Report for University of California, Berkeley is offered in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act and contains fire safety, crime statistics, and policies. You may use this document to learn more about the many safety and security services and resources available at UC Berkeley.

CoC Building Emergency Plans

A Building Emergency Plan is considered part of every building's basic health and safety responsibility and contains information for a variety of emergency situations, such as medical emergencies, power outages, hazardous material spills, fires, bomb threats, civil disturbances, and earthquakes. The Building Emergency Plan for each CoC building is provided below.

Building Emergency Plan - Giauque Laboratory
Building Emergency Plan - Gilman Hall
Building Emergency Plan - Hildebrand Hall
Building Emergency Plan - Latimer Hall
Building Emergency Plan - Lewis Hall
Building Emergency Plan - Pimentel Hall
Building Emergency Plan - Tan Hall

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