Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Student Shop

The Physics Student Shop is a fully equipped machine shop used for the manufacturing of research equipment.

Only KU Physics or Chemistry students currently working for an active research group are eligible to use the Student Shop once they have completed the shop's safety course. 

See the Student Shop Form (pdf) for more information.

The Student Shop is open from 8:00am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Students can obtain a key code allowing them access to the shop. 

For more information contact 
the shop personnel at 864-3147 

Physics students must attend a safety class before permission is granted to operate any machinery in the Student Shop. The class is free and non-credit. 

Students are shown how to operate all major pieces of equipment including lathe, milling machines, band saws, drill presses, and measurement tools.


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