Building Information

General Facts

Russell Labs Building

 

Russell Labs is located on 1630 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706.  See the Contact page for a map and visitor information.

The building houses three academic departments: Entomology, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, and Plant Pathology.

Administrative support for the three departments is provided by the Russell Labs Administrative Hub.

 

Emergencies

Fire or Need to Evacuate Building:

  • Pull fire alarm
    • If time allows, call Police & Security at 911 with details
  • Evacuate promptly whenever alarm sounds

Medical Emergencies:

  • Call 911

Security Issues:

  • Call 911

Other Building Issues

  • Inside working hours – call or text John Wipperfurth
  • Outside working hours – try calling or texting John Wipperfurth and if there is no reply within 5 minutes then contact UW Safety (608/265-5000)

Building Manager

John Wipperfurth
246B Russell Labs
608-333-2619
jlwipperfurt@wisc.edu

Building Hours

Open:
Monday – Friday 6am – 6pm.

Closed:
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.

Russell Labs Building Wings
Russell Labs Building Wings
+Bathrooms

Bathrooms

The Russell Labs building is divided into three sections: 

Sections, Departments and Floors
Section Type Depts. Housed in This Section Floors
Tower Entomology Basement – 8th floor
Tower Plant Pathology Basement – 8th floor
Wing (“A Wing”) Forest and Wildlife Ecology Basement – 2nd floor

 

Bathroom Floors, Types, and Locations
Floor Type  Location 
Basement  Both  Plant Pathology tower 
Basement Both A FWE wing
1st Floor  Both  Entomology tower 
1st Floor  Men’s  A FWE wing 
2nd Floor  Women’s Only  By towers’ central elevators 
2nd Floor  Co-ed  A FWE wing 
4th Floor  Men’s Only  By towers’ central elevators 
5th Floor  Women’s Only  By towers’ central elevators 
6th Floor  Men’s Only  By towers’ central elevators 
7th Floor  Men’s Only  By towers’ central elevators 
8th Floor  Women’s Only  By towers’ central elevators 

 

+Conference Rooms

Russell Labs has a number of conference rooms.  Learn more on our conference room page.

+Facilities and Instrumentation

You can learn more about our Facilities and Instrumentation department on their area homepage.

+Keys

Contact Building Manager John Wipperfurth.

+Lost and Found

The building lost and found is located in room 237.

+Mailboxes
  • Faculty get mailboxes in Room 218.
  • Labs get mailboxes in Room 218.
    • Staff who are employees of a lab use the lab’s mailbox.
    • Staff who are employees of the department get mailboxes in Room 218.
+Mailroom/Coffee Room

The mailroom and coffee room is located in Room 216.

+Recycling

Learn about the building’s recycling rules on our recycling page.