Building Information

General Facts

Russell Labs Building

Address: 1630 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706. 

Map/visitor info: see the Contact page.

Hours:
Open: Monday – Friday 6am – 6pm.

Closed: Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.

Academic departments: Entomology, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, and Plant Pathology.

 

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
  • Move to designated assembly area 100’ from the building. 
  • Do not block emergency vehicle routes. 
  • Do not re-enter the building until an all clear is given by the building manager or emergency personnel.

Building evacuation plan.

Medical Emergencies:

  • Call 911

Security Issues:

  • Call 911

Other Building Issues

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

Building Manager

Tim Lorenz
B81 Russell Labs
(608) 262-6911 Shop
(608) 220-4125 Cell
tlorenz2@wisc.edu

Building Wings

Russell Labs Building Wings
Russell Labs Building Wings

Visitor Parking Information

You can find visitor parking information for the lots and ramps around Russell Labs on the Contact Us page.

See also parking passes for visitors.

TIM Talks

Periodically our Building Manager sends useful info out about the building.

These items are referred to these as “TIM Talks.”

We preserved some of the most important information in the TIM Talks here:

+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 Tim Lorenz.

+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.