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Accessing the Ware Lab Facilities

General Area Access Only (per Section 2 - Ware Lab policy manual)

Students involved in a Ware Lab undergraduate project may gain card access to the lab. NO graduate level work can be conducted in the facility. The following requirements must be met before getting access to the lab.

A Ware Lab student showing a young girl the Baja car project outside at the Science Festival.

In order to get your new Ware Lab (WL) badge submit:

1. Screen capture of your completed EHS classes (all 6, on one page):

i. Electrical Awareness
ii. HAZCOM RTK (right to know)
iii. Hand and Power Tool Safety
iv. Hazard Assessment
v. Lockout-Tagout Awareness
vi. Portable Fire Extinguishers


2. Screen capture of your Canvas General Quiz score (min. score of 85/100 required). To enroll in the WL Canvas site go to:

3. Screen capture of your WL Survey Completion Page. Survey site location will be provided by your team lead.

4. Scanned WL waiver form (located at beginning of WL Survey).

5. Scanned Policy Manual Confirmation Form (this is located on the last page of the Policy Manual posted on WL Canvas site under Files)

Email item 1 through 5 to in one email.

WL Management will send you an email confirmation once all 5 items are submitted.

Once you obtain your new WL badge it must be placed outside of your cage PRIOR TO doing any work in the lab. The badge costs $5.00. There is no charge if you give Hokie Passport your old lab badge.

For information, see Machine Shop Access or Welding Shop Access.


Contact the Ware Lab

320 Stanger Street, Mail Code 297, Military Building, 203, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
Phone: 540-231-5837, The Ware Lab Tour Guides