Student Facilities


The CHBE Building provides lounges and meeting rooms for the Undergraduate Club (3rd floor), Graduate Club (6th floor) and UNBC/UBC Environmental Engineering.

The Chemical & Biological Engineering Building is open from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm weekdays.  Students have fob access 24/7 to the building and to the following areas:


3rd Floor including

  • Undergraduate Lounge
  • One computer lab (Rm 314 ), Design Room (Rm 318) when not in use for classes and tutorials.  Check the schedules posted outside the rooms.
  • Project Rooms (4th Year)


  • Research floors
  • Tyler Lewis Graduate Lounge
  • 3rd floor for the photocopier

CHBE Reading Room (Norman Epstein Room)

The Chemical and Biological Engineering Reading Room (CHBE 214), on the 2nd floor, is a study space resource available to all members of the Department.  As well as containing a number of useful reference books, textbooks and departmental theses, the Reading Room also carries a few of the standard Chemical Engineering serials such as the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, AIChE Journal, Chemical Engineering Progress, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry – Research, etc.  The Reading Room also has catalogues listing the contents of all of the Engineering reading rooms on campus.

The Reading Room hours are:  Monday to Friday,  8:30 am to 4:30 pm.