Location and Hours

Sample Delivery

It is preferred that samples be submitted by 3 p.m. to assure same day set-up. Samples submitted after 3:00 p.m. are subject to a $25 late sample submittal fee, per sample.  If samples will be delivered after 3:00 p.m. please call the Laboratory Services Coordinator, (210) 302-3649, to notify the Laboratory of the expected arrival time.

Lab Hours of Operation

8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Closed from 12 noon to 1 p.m.

Weekend and Holidays

The laboratory is closed on weekends and holidays.  Sample delivery outside of normal business hours must be arranged with Laboratory Services Coordinator at (210) 302-3649 in advance.

Holiday Closing Schedule

The SARA Environmental Science Department Laboratory will be closed on the following dates:


Independence Day Monday, July 4, 2016
Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2016
Veterans Day Friday, November 11, 2016
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2016
Christmas Day Monday, December 26, 2016
New Year’s Day Monday, January 2, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 16, 2017
Presidents Day Monday, February 20, 2017
San Jacinto Day Friday, April 21, 2017
Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2017


(Sample Delivery Entrance is located on Atlanta Street)

Parking is available along Atlanta Street

If parking is not available on Atlanta Street; visitor parking is available in the building main parking area. You can then walk around the building to the laboratory entrance.

Parking Lot

Sample Delivery Entrance

Located on the Northeast Side of the building (Atlanta Street)

Delivery Entrance 1 Delivery Entrance 2