Scheduling and Rate Structure

Requesting instrument time

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. 

As we are often not alerted when the schedule is updated, please also email lab manager Dr. Phil Orlandini to confirm the time.

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)

** Rates will be subject to change soon. These are only effective until 9/1/2019.

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