Visiting ARL:UT

ARL:UT Visitor Information

ARL:UT is located at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus in northwest Austin, approximately nine miles north of the main campus. Admission is restricted to individuals conducting official business with our laboratories.

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Information on visiting ARL:UT

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ARL:UT at the UT Pickle Research Campus
10000 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78758
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The ARL:UT visitor entrance is located on Burnet Road, across from the intersection of Burnet Road and Rutland Drive. Visitors may use the u-shaped parking lot directly in front of the entrance.

Mailing Address
PO Box 8029
Austin, TX 78713-8029
Telephone: 512 835-3200

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Toll Roads

The most direct route by car to ARL:UT from the Austin airport (ABIA) involves the 183 toll road. No cash is required. Vehicles without a TxTag are billed by mail based on license plate readers. Rental car agencies may offer a TxTag for a nominal daily fee. Check with your rental car company in advance.

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Advance Notice. Admission is restricted to individuals conducting official business with our laboratories. The ARL:UT Security Visit Control Office must be informed in advance about scheduled visits. Notify your ARL:UT point of contact well ahead of time of your intent to visit the facility, or contact the ARL:UT Security Visit Control Office at 512-835-3701, Fax: 512-835-3730.

If you currently hold a security clearance through your organization, your security office may submit requests through the Defense Information System for Security (DISS) using SMO Code 55354. A DoD visit authorization letter may be faxed to ARL:UT Security Visit Control Office.

Identification. Visitors must present a valid government issued picture ID (i.e. passport, military ID, or state driver's license) upon arrival. Company IDs and credit cards are not acceptable forms of identification.

Restricted Items. Firearms or other dangerous weapons are prohibited unless specifically authorized by Title 18 United States Code, Section 930(c). Some visitor electronic devices or other material/equipment have restrictions on use or possession within ARL:UT facilities, and may need to be checked at the security desk during your visit.

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Several dining options are located within walking distance, including the PRC Commons Learning Center Cafe which offers affordable, chef-prepared meals on-campus. The Domain and Domain Northside & Rock Rose, located directly north of campus, offer a variety of dining options that can be accessed via a longer walk, bus, or a very short drive.

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Visitors may park in the visitor parking lot in front of the Burnet Road main entrance. Additional parking is available in the Pickle Research Center lots east of the Commons.

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