IBB Space Reservation Requests

Conference Room Reservations

Event Space Reservations  

  • Internal IBB events receive priority for these spaces. All other requests are reviewed based on availability and association with bioengineering and biosciences.  
  • Event space requests will show as "awaiting approval" on the event calendar until reviewed by IBB event staff. Event staff will review and respond to requests within two business days. 
  • IBB event space instructions and submission

Faculty HotSpot Office Reservations 

  • To request short-term office space in IBB room 3302, review the Faculty HotSpot Office Calendar for availability and submit a reservation request. 
  • Reservation requests will show as "awaiting approval" until reviewed by IBB staff. A minimum of two business days is required for space requests.
  • Request Faculty HotSpot Office. Login with GT credentials at top right of calendar.

Facilities and Building Support

For Urgent Issues at IBB (Petit Biotech Building) at 315 Ferst Drive 

  • To report issues in IBB during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), email IBB facilities manager Jacob Bryson. 
  • For after-hours emergency issues (i.e., water leaks, door not locking, etc.), immediately notify Georgia Tech Police Department at 404-894-2500 and then notify Jacob Bryson

IBB BuzzCard Door Access / Core Lab Access / Office Keys

Krone EBB (Engineered Biosystems Building) at 950 Atlantic Drive 

  • For facility issues in the Krone Engineered Biosystems Building (950 Atlantic Drive), email the EBB team
  • For after-hours emergency issues (i.e., water leaks, door not locking, etc.), immediately notify Georgia Tech Police Department at 404-894-2500. 

Lab Coat Washer and Dryer

  • Before using the washer or dryer for the first time, you must first complete training videos:
    • Log into using your GTID credentials
    • Equipment Groups > Equipment & Services List > keyword search “Speed Queen” > watch training videos
  • The washer and dryer units are available on a first come, first served basis. To use, log into SUMS directly at the unit. 
  • The units are in the 3rd floor autoclave room, 3332. If you do not have BuzzCard access to that room, please take a screenshot that you have been approved to use the units and email Jacob Bryson for access. 

 Recycling and Compost Locations and Items Accepted

  • Basement tunnel (next to the liquid nitrogen tanks)
    • Glass (all colors accepted, must be washed)
  • IBB Front Desk (1101)
    • Batteries, pens, pencils, markers, highlighters, printer cartridges, metal scraps (ex. staples)
  • 1st Floor Kitchen by Vending Machines
    • Plastic bags, bubble wrap, air pouches, plastic mailers, packing peanuts, Saran Wrap (all food removed)
  • ES&T Loading Dock
  • Outside all research wing doors facing the atrium
    • Styrofoam (please remove packing tape and labels) and cardboard (please collapse the boxes)
  • Common kitchen areas outside Wing D on each floor
    • Cans (including steal food cans and metal lids from glass containers)
    • Plastic bottles/containers (please no plastic bags/film as those items should be placed in the “plastic film” bin in the 1st Floor Kitchen)
    • Paper, sticky notes, paperbacks

Note – Electronics not purchased with state funds can be dropped off at the Kendeda Building loading dock.


Faculty, Trainee, Staff Resources

IBB Faculty Applications 

Reimbursement Requests 

Scientific Poster Printing Requests 

  • Scientific poster printing is available only to IBB community members.  
  • What are the ideal dimensions for posters to be printed?
    • IBB's poster printer can print at a maximum width of 48 inches. Ideally posters should fit in 48” x 36” (4:3 ratio). If your poster does not fit that ratio, it will be scaled down and centered within that aspect ration which will include whitespace.   
  • A minimum of two business days is required for all poster printing requests. 
  • Ensure the poster has been proofread before submitting your printing request! Only ONE reprint of a poster will be permitted due to typos or other changes - no exceptions. SUBMIT Poster Print Request 

USPS Mailing Form 

  • To mail letters through the US postal service, begin by completing and printing the Department Mailing Form
    • Attach the completed form to your sealed and addressed envelope.
    • Place both together in the "OUTGOING" wire basket in the IBB admin front office.
  • Mail is picked up each weekday morning. For additional information, visit the GT Postal Services website

IT and Technical Resources

In-Petit Biotech Building IT Support 

  • Faculty and their labs located in the Petit Biotechnology Building are supported by their home school IT department.
  • IBB IT can assist with activating network ports in offices or lab areas and with providing access to shared copier/printers on each floor. Permission from your manager is required, as your department will be billed for copies or printouts.  
  • If a network port needs to be activated in your area, send an email request to Contact your home school department to receive authorization to use their network and receive the  “VLAN” ID number of your workstation prior to submitting your request.  

Wi-Fi Issues 

  • If your lab or office experiences Wi-Fi connectivity issues, open a support ticket through Service Now and select Online Support.

AV Support 

  • IBB offers limited AV support for events and meetings hosted in our building. Your space reservation confirmation from our event staff will include instructions for contacting IT support to schedule an AV overview.  
  • If AV assistance is needed in IBB conference rooms, email a request to or call 404-385-5222. 
  • For AV support outside of the Petit Biotechnology Building including checking out microphones or help with the AV in classrooms, visit If it is an emergency click here or call 404-385-1111.

Telephone and Voicemail 

  • For assistance with desktop phones, voicemail (including new installation), repairs, office/desk location changes, visit Service Now to open a support ticket (GT login required).

List Serves/Mailing Lists  

  • Occupants of the Petit Biotechnology Building must be subscribed to various list serves to be notified of vital information in the building. If you are not receiving building notifications, email to request to be added. 
  • To receive IBB event announcements and/or e-newsletter, sign up below:


Café Information

  • IBB recently opened Gold & Bold @ Bob’s Café in the atrium, named in honor of our founder Dr. Bob Nerem. Stop by for a cup of coffee, a bite to eat, and a chat with your peers!
  • Hours of operation will be between 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 
  • Download the app "Mobile Order" to pre-order at