Lab access

Users who would like access to the facility or to use our services need to complete the following:

  1. New User Registration Form and Waiver
    1. For SFU students, staff, or faculty
    2. For all other external users       
  2. Access and Service Agreement for external organizations
  3. Training
    We provide you with online safety training, in-person facility orientation, and hands-on tool training. We encourage users to work independently, which improves research results. Our training model is customized to each user.

To arrange lab training, please submit completed forms to

If you do not require access to the facility or would like to have 4D LABS staff conduct work on your behalf, please contact us at

For clarity, the following table outlines the document and training requirements:

  SFU Academic Users Non-SFU Academic Users Industrial Users SFU Contract Work Non-SFU Contract Work Industrial Contract Work
SFU User Registration and Waiver x     x    
External User Registration and Waiver   x x   x x
Corporate Access and Service Agreement     once by the company     once by the company
Purchase Order     x     x
4D LABS Safety Quizzes x x x      
4D LABS Safety Orientation x x x