Green cones are beginning to show up in the parking lots — a sure sign of winter coming to Fermilab, which means it’s time to take more care walking in parking lots and choosing where to park. This winter, in addition to parking restrictions, there will also be a few road closures.

The LBNF Construction Zone has been updated to allow easier access to MI-10 and MI-20; however, Indian Creek road between MI-10 and MI-20 remains closed to thru traffic — this means vehicles and pedestrians. This is an active construction zone. Access to this area requires PPE and check-in with LBNF construction coordinators. To access MI-20, you must drive the long way around the Main Injector. Safety is our priority.

Expired badges for employees who are listed on the essential on-site list are being reviewed and reprinted once the employee’s supervisor has reviewed key assignments. The badges will be available at the Security Communication Center for pick-up. Employees must bring in their expired badge to receive the new one. Employees should not be added to the essential on-site list just to pick up a badge. The Badging Office is open by appointment only on Mondays and Thursdays for all nonemployee…

Badging Office hours

Please note that effective Monday, April 27, the Badging Office will be open by appointment only. Please submit your appointment request to 48 hours prior to your requested day and time. Subcontractors – Current or new subcontractors will receive a badge at this time if they are on the essential personnel list. Access request information can be found at . Please contact the Badging Office ( if you have questions regarding your access request form. Users – Current or…

Please note that effective Monday, March 23, Fermilab Global Services will reduce their on-site hours of operations.  The hours for each office are as follows: Users Office By appointment only.  We require a 24-hour notice and estimated time of arrival. We will attempt to accommodate requests based on other appointments times. ***Please send email to to make an appointment.*** Badging Office 8am – 10am 2pm – 4pm ***10am – 2pm by appointment only.  Please send email to ***…

Please note that access approvals and issuance of badges during the next couple of weeks will be slower than usual due to limited staff during the holidays. No approvals will be completed on Thursday, January 2 and Friday, January 3, 2020.  Please have staff, users and visitors plan accordingly.  

We’re taking a break from publishing news starting Monday, Dec. 23. We’ll begin publishing again on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Announcements and classifieds will continue to be published as usual. Happy holidays!

Visa Office holiday hours

Visa Office will be closed the following days: Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25 Monday, December 30 through Wednesday, January 1 During the rest of the two holiday weeks, the Visa Office will be open but operating with reduced staff. Happy Holidays!

The Badging Office will be closed the following days: December 24 – closed at noon December 25 December 31 January 1