Design and Fabrication Lab - Yellow Permit

Yellow Permit

Hours and Contact
Fall Semester Hours:
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday through Thursday.

For questions please contact the student shop at 2-2555 or

The Yellow permit is the most basic permit available. The permit requires minimal training and allows minimal access to shop resources but does not allow access to the shop equipment itself.

Please email Design & Fabrication ( requesting that you be added to the canvas registration. You will need to include your name, NU ID and email address.

Obtain faculty supervisor authorization, complete competency quizzes on Canvas; Sign and date authorization and waiver forms then submit both forms to the Design and Fabrication Laboratory Supervisor on duty or to Engineering Shop personnel in room 118 SEC.

Yellow Permit Privileges:
  • Checkout tools work on benches.