SLAC Site Security Manager
General SLAC Security:
SLAC Site Security provides multiple services to SLAC
Employees, Contractors, Users and Visitors. Please see the links
in this webpage for information on those services. If
you need further assistance, please visit our office (Building 53
lobby), or contact us
via e-mail or by telephone
at 650-926-2551. If this is your first visit, please review the
complete access information on our VUE Center "Coming
to SLAC" site. That site has additional information not
relating to Security or Badging for Visitors, Users, and New
- Security Assistance
- The Main Gate is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 650-926-2551.
- Office Hours
- Monday - Friday, 7am to 7pm, except holidays
- The Security Office is located in the VUE Center (Visitor, User,
Employee) in building 53 (SUSB). The building is
directly behind main gate, slightly to the left as you come in.
The VUE Center is on the first floor, on the left side as you
come in the building.
- Mailing Address
- SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
2575 Sand Hill Road, Mail Stop 86
Menlo Park, CA 94025
- Site Access
- If you are visiting SLAC for any purpose, please fill out
the form at the
SLAC Access Portal. The form will guide you through the
process, starting with if you are attending a conference or all
other visits. The 'other visits' include if you are going to be
working at SLAC or just visiting a friend. The
SLAC Access Portal will start the on-boarding
process for subcontractors and other people who need system
- Vaccinated visitors must show their proof of
vaccination records to SLAC Security staff upon arrival. No
copies of your proof of vaccination or other private health
information (PHI) will be retained by SLAC. Access badges will
be marked with "V" to show vaccination has been verified.
Unvaccinated visitors must show proof of a negative COVID-19
test (molecular based) taken within 3 days (72 hours) of their
- The SLAC ID badge provides identification of
employees, scientific users, and contractors to the site during
working and non-working hours and for access to the Accelerator
Area at all times. A current SLAC ID badge is required for entry to the
site unless specific entry information has been provided to the
Gate Officers. ID is required at all times; during working hours, non-working hours, and on
weekends and holidays. See Gate
for more information about the internal and external site
access, including videos on how to use the automated systems.
See also our
Site Safety, Security, and Access Guide [pdf] (normally
handed out as a trifold brochure).
- Accidents should be reported immediately via 650-926-5555.
(On-site phones can use extension 5555.) A Patrol
Officer will be dispatched to the location immediately. If anyone is injured, the reporting party should dial 911
immediately, followed by a call to Security x5555.
See Emergency Information for more
information and phone numbers.
- Theft Reports
- Thefts should be reported to Security immediately via
(Main Gate). A Patrol Officer will be dispatched to the location
to prepare an incident report.
- Everyone at SLAC must ensure that
they provide adequate storage and protection of government
equipment and materials in their possession. Physically securing
your computer, high value items, and personal belongings and
property, locking your office when you will be away and keeping
hand tools in a locked tool box or cabinet should be a high
priority for everyone at SLAC. Know or find out who your
computer administrator is to ask for additional information in
securing your computers. If someone is in your area removing
computers or equipment, stop and question him or her.