Welcome to Chem 103 General Chemistry 1 Lab - Spring 2024

CHEM 103 will be 100% in-person for Spring 2024. There is not an online option.

First day of semester is January 16. On this date you may begin to access and complete the required introductory assignments (Course Policy Assignment, Safety video/quiz, Significant Figures Assignment, Practice Report with Provisional Data). These assignments are due before you may attend Lab 0 the week of January 29.

In-Person lab sessions begin the week of January 29.

Please read the following course policy document FIRST!   

If you have questions regarding this course, email chem-103@illinois.edu. Students can expect a reply within 24 hours of receipt.

Spring 2024 CHEM 103 Course Policy

Chem 103 FAQs


Required Materials and Accesses:

  • Spring 2024 Chemistry 103 Experiments book (this is also referred to as the Lab Manual). This is a digital manual. No hard copies necessary.  
  • Paper copy of Experiment Procedures and Report pages. These paper copies are required during the lab. One copy of this packet will be provided to the student at no cost during Lab 0. These pages are also provided on Labflow and can be printed out by the student (at their own cost) if necessary. Students should refer to the documents on Labflow to prepare for Lab 0.
  • Purchase access to Labflow (https://labflow.com)
  • Lab Coats (white or blue). 
  • UVEX lab goggles. If a student wishes to use a different goggle, they must obtain prior permission by emailing a picture with their request to sdesmond@illinois.edu 

Labflow Enrollment Instructions