Physics Storeroom

The Physics Storeroom, located at Broida 1301, Building 572, stocks a wide variety of items to help the Research, Academic, and Administrative community on campus. With a wide selection of office equipment, electronic components, laboratory supplies, hardware and computer accessories, the Physics Storeroom is your all in one shopping location!


Monday                  9am - 12pm, 1pm - 4pm
Tuesday                  9am - 12pm, 1pm - 4pm
Wednesday                  9am - 12pm, 1pm - 4pm
Thursday                  9am - 12pm, 1pm - 4pm
Friday                  9am - 12pm, 1pm - 4pm
Sat/Sun                  Closed


 Storeroom Catalog

a catalog can be found here, but current prices can be found in the storeroom checkout system

Storeroom Procedure

Face masks are REQUIRED at all times in the Storeroom. Everyone is required to maintain social distancing of at least 6ft at all times. Cleaner and paper towels should be available on the checkout counter so that you may disinfect common touch points.

When you get your items from the storeroom, check out using the Storeroom Checkout computer.

If your name/group/account/option is not available, email the business officer/finance person of your department. The Recharge personnel in Physics will then add you to an active account or if a new account needs to be set up, the business person of your department will need to fill out the Recharge Account request form.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can purchase items from the Storeroom?

The Physics Storeroom serves the entire UCSB Campus. Any authorized person with a Project Code can purchase items in the storeroom. In order to obtain a Project Code, please contact your Finance Department to complete the above Physics Recharge Account Request form.

Can I pay for Storeroom items with cash?

Unfortunately, no cash transactions take place in the storeroom. All purchases must be made through Project Codes.


What is a Project Code?

A project code is simply a code connected to a grant or other university funding source. When you purchase an item with the code, the funding source is billed from the storeroom. We are only using project codes to check out with the storeroom from now on. Please reach out to your PI or Finance Department to receive the project code you should be using

I'd like to purchase an item through the storeroom that isn't currently in your inventory. Will you stock it for me?

We are always open to suggestions to improve the inventory of the storeroom. We have limited space for stock, but we are happy to carry items that will benefit a large number of users. If you have an idea for some helpful items to stock please let us know.