Lab Tours

Columbia recommends that its faculty and staff follow certain best practices during lab tours for all visitors. These best practices include the following:

  1. Know who will be visiting the lab and the reason for the visit.
  2. Maintain a log of visitors to the lab.
  3. Ensure that no confidential or proprietary information is visible at the time of the tour.
  4. Prohibit the taking of photographs/video of lab equipment or lab set-up.
  5. Do not permit visitors to insert thumb drives or other media into Columbia computers during the tour.
  6. Escort visitors throughout the tour.