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.
Fire or Need to Evacuate Building:
- Pull fire alarm
- If time allows, call Police & Security at 911 with details
- Evacuate promptly whenever alarm sounds
- Call 911
- 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)
246B Russell Labs
Monday – Friday 6am – 6pm.
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
The Russell Labs building is divided into three sections:
|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|
|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|
Russell Labs has a number of conference rooms. Learn more on our conference room page.
You can learn more about our Facilities and Instrumentation department on their area homepage.
Contact Building Manager John Wipperfurth.
Russell Labs has a lactation room located in Room 284.
The building lost and found is located in room 237.
- 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.
The mailroom and coffee room is located in Room 216.