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CNF CLEANROOM ACCESS RESTRICTIONS FOR REU INTERNS

NOTE there are restrictions for the CNF REU interns and below them, a DIFFERENT set of restrictions for the non-CNF REU interns.

 

CNF REU INTERNS:

FIRST WEEK:
From the moment you arrive in Ithaca through to Monday, June 12th, you are NOT allowed into the cleanroom AT ALL, except as part of the CNF short course (CNF TCN).

NEW USER TRAINING:
You'll receive your CNF New User Training on Monday and Tuesday, June 12th and 13th. There will be a detailed schedule for the second week, covering your New User Training and relevant tool trainings.

SECOND, THIRD and FOURTH WEEKS (Starting Wednesday, June 14th):
Assuming you pass your New User training, you are on the following restricted hours starting on Wednesday, June 14th….
1. Monday through Friday, you may be in the cleanroom from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. without (or with) your mentor, because there are staff in the cleanroom who can assist you if necessary. You may be in the cleanroom from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. WITH your mentor. (“With your mentor” means in the same room as your mentor, not in a different sections from each other….)
2. Monday through Friday, 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., you are not allowed in the cleanroom.
3. Weekends; You are not allowed in the cleanroom at all from 11:00 p.m. Friday evening to 8:00 a.m. Monday morning, period. Not even with your mentor.

FIFTH WEEK (Starting Monday, July 3rd):
If you observe these restrictions and do not make any mistakes during the restricted hours, then once we get to MONDAY, JULY 3rd —
4. You are allowed in the cleanroom on your own, Monday-Sunday, from 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
NOTE #1: Tuesday is the 4th of July and a staff holiday. Buddy system rules will be in effect all day on the 4th!
NOTE #2: You may not be in the cleanroom from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. on any day, with a mentor or not….

5. Any CNF REU intern who demonstrates that they cannot follow these restrictions or other lab policies will NOT be given the evening unrestricted access. So entering the cleanroom after 11:00 p.m. before July 3rd will get you some measure of additional restricted hours.

ONE HUNDRED HOURS!
Once you reach 100 hours in the cleanroom with significant tool time included, arrange to meet with our Lab Safety Manager, Phil Infante. At that time, Phil may choose to release you to …
6. Unrestricted access.

NOTE #1: We will check on badging in / out and cameras to ensure you are following our restrictions.

NOTE #2: There will be other undergraduate students using our cleanroom via REU programs other than ours, including the KEP and PARADIM REU Program. They have different restrictions than you. Avoid getting them in trouble and don't assume they are working under the same rules as you are! 




KEP & PARADIM REU INTERNS:


FIRST WEEK:
From the moment you arrive in Ithaca through to Monday, June 12th, you are NOT allowed into the cleanroom AT ALL, except as part of the CNF short course (CNF TCN).


SECOND WEEK:
You'll receive your CNF New User Training on Monday and Tuesday, June 12th and 13th. There will be a detailed schedule for the week, covering your New User Training and relevant tool trainings.

If you pass your New User Training, then starting on Wednesday, June 14th, you are on the following restrictions for CNF cleanroom / lab use:


STARTING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14TH:

7. WEEK DAYS ONLY – Monday-Friday, you are allowed in the cleanroom from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with or without your mentor (because there are staff in the cleanroom who can assist you if necessary), until you have worked 50 hours in the cleanroom (lab time plus significant tool use, etc.).
8. Weekends; You are not allowed in the cleanroom at all from 6:00 p.m. Friday evening to 8:00 a.m. Monday morning, period.


FIFTY HOURS!
Once you’ve reached 50 hours in the lab, arrange to meet with our Lab Safety Manager, Phil Infante.  At that time, Phil may augment your cleanroom / lab time to include…

9. WEEK NIGHTS, Monday-Friday, 6:00-11:00 p.m. with a buddy, until you have worked a second 50 hours
10. Weekends; You are STILL not allowed in the cleanroom at all from 11:00 p.m. Friday evening to 8:00 a.m. Monday morning, period.


ONE HUNDRED HOURS!
Once you’ve reached ONE HUNDRED HOURS in the lab, arrange to meet again with Phil.  At that time, Phil may augment your cleanroom / lab time to….

11. Unrestricted access.


NOTE #1: We will check on badging in / out and cameras to ensure you are following our restrictions.



CLEAN ROOM CLOTHING RESTRICTIONS:

The mandatory dress code is online at http://www.cnf.cornell.edu/cnf_dresscode.html

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