Lockers, which usually fill up within the first week of school, are still available inside the Science Building.
SF State engineering stockroom equipment technician Michael Lino said that some students majoring in engineering decided to not occupy a locker this semester.
“The first couple of weeks we’ll
SF State officials are scheduling staggered times for faculty and staff to enter the Science Building April 28, according to Ron Cortez, vice president and chief financial officer of administration and finance.
With one month left in the semester, some faculty will again have access to
Part of the SF State Science Building will reopen this spring after the discovery of toxic chemicals prompted its closure earlier this year, according to SF State President Leslie E. Wong.
"Remediation work is under way, and subject to no further discoveries of problems," said Wong. "We will
Michael Buelna, a Zoology major, asks a question to the speakers at the town hall meeting on the science building closure, in SF State's McKenna Theatre, Feb. 13, 2014. Buelna has had a few classes in the science building.
Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress
People in hazmat suits work in SF State's Science Building, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. The building is closed after toxic chemicals were found inside. Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress
Mercury contamination in the Science Building has been linked to the third floor Treganza Anthropology Museum
SF State faculty and staff with offices and laboratories in the Science Building are to be scheduled a time to enter the premises for the retrieval of items.
They must be accompanied by Belfor Property Restoration personnel and have a photo I.D. matching their name on a daily
The staff of the American Language Institute boxed up their belongings after being notified that their office would be relocated to the downtown campus in order to accommodate chemistry lab space.
The need for lab space is due to the Science Building's closure, according to University
In a message from President Leslie E. Wong, two environmental safety firms have decided to allow faculty and staff temporary entrance into the Science Building to select items for priority removal.
Extensive testing has shown that most rooms in the building contain no airborne hazards, according
Students and faculty members scrambled during the first week of classes while administration worked to find and furnish alternative spaces due to the closure of the Science building.
The closure displaced more than 9,000 students enrolled in classes held in the building, according to an email
[caption id="attachment_53382" align="alignnone" width="1600"][media-credit id=196 align="alignnone" width="1600"][/media-credit]The Science Building is currently closed since traces of mercury have been found inside.[/caption]UPDATE: Science Building is officially closed for the Spring 2014 semester, according to an email from Ellen Griffin as of Jan. 22, 2014. Mercury, asbestos and