Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to the OEDK?
How do I get access to OEDK?
I already took the Safety Quiz for access last year. I should still have access, right?
There's an emergency in the OEDK. What do I do?
What do I do in case of an accident or near-miss?
I plan to visit the campus and would like to see the OEDK. Can I visit the OEDK?
How do I get a cabinet? How do I get a lock for it?
I need to use this tool, but I don't know how. Who do I talk to?
I tried to get help from one of the technicians, but they were busy, what do I do?
I need help from a technician or staff member, but they are busy having lunch. What should I do?
What are the rules for the student lounge area and coffee bar?
What are the rules regarding table use?
How do I reserve a work table?
Fill out the team profile form on the OEDK website, login with created user email and password, and then fill out the online work table request form.
I want to use one of the conference rooms. How can I reserve one?
What do I need to do to use NI equipment available in the OEDK?
Decide what equipment you need and check it out through the OEDK staff.
I need to use a laser cutter. What do I do?
Trained users should first check the laser cutter schedule and then fill out the laser cutter request form.
Is there anything that cannot be disposed of in normal trash cans?
I have a project that I would like to see worked on by Rice undergraduates. How do I do this?
Are food and drink allowed in the design space?
My club would like to hold an event in the OEDK. How do I do this?
What are the policies on phone calls in the OEDK?