Scheduling and Rate Structure

Time on the instruments is reserved in shifts. There are two shifts each day: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (day) and 5:00 PM to 8:00 AM (night).

To schedule time, please use our online system.

Rate Structure and Rates
Rates are structured as follows:

  • Internal (UT-Austin),
  • External-Academic (other universities and government entities)
  • External-Commercial (Commercial, for-profit entities)

The following rates are for one (1) shift (either 8AM to 5PM OR 5PM to 8AM)

EPMA ESEM SEM XRD
Internal (UT-Austin) $215 $175 $150 $110
External-Academic $495 $512 $452 $370
External-Commercial $1,149 $607 $457 $855