Science Support Center

We are committed to creating a safe, welcoming, and supportive environment for students of diverse abilities and identities in their exploration of the laboratory & field sciences while furthering equity and inclusion work in the sciences in general.

Spring Quarter COVID-19 Support

The Science Support Center is closed to in-person service during Spring Quarter of the 2020-2021 academic year. While we are unable to provide walk-in services to students at this time, we would be happy to work with you via email ( or telephone (360-867-6489) to find creative avenues to provide you service. We are open from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and have appointments available to pick up or return equipment between the hours of 9:30 and 2:30 on those days. 

SSC Student Employment Opportunities

The Science Support Center is currently accepting applications.

We strongly encourage qualified persons of all races, ethnicities, faiths, sexual orientations, gender identities, physical and mental abilities, women, Veterans, and persons over forty to apply.

Click here for more information.

Lab Safety

Click here for more information about Lab Safety, including how to find the Laboratory Use Safety Guidelines.

Student Project Support

Are you creating an Independent Learning Contract (ILC) that involves the sciences? Starting your Spring project for your program? Planning an activity for the Science Carnival? Working on your Master's Research project?

The Science Support Center is here to help you with your research needs. Learn more.

Using Equipment

Equipment may be used for any credit-generating academic work or college business. Read our Science Support Center equipment and resources use guidelines for detailed information.