Support Services Center

Location CPE 1.450
Office hours Monday-Friday
7:00 a.m.- 12:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.


Building Manager
Shallaco McDonald
CPE 1.402
(512) 471-7867


Keys and proximity ID cards Chemical waste disposal assistance Gas cylinder orders Department shipping and receiving
Equipment inventory Department safety and security Workers compensation contact

Key Requests

For key requests email Shallaco at Please provide your name, EID, room number needed, and the affiliation to the department. All graduate students must complete three online lab training modules  (OH101, OH201, OH202) and have signed up or completed FF205 Fire Extinguisher training, before keys can be issued. Sign up for modules OH 101, OH 201, OH 202, through the Environmental Health and Safety webpage. Module FF205 can be found on the Fire Prevention Services webpage.

 Building Safety and Maintenance

Building  safety or maintenance issues should be reported to support services.  After hours problems can be reported at any time by calling (512) 471-2020.  Reports should include a clear description of the problem and location.

Chemical Waste

Safe and proper disposal of chemical waste is ultimately the responsibility of the person generating the waste. Students can obtain proper disposal tags and pick-up request forms from the Support Services Center.