Fee Structure

The BioSpectroscopy Core Research Laboratory works with three distinct populations:
  1. Academic colleagues, staff scientists, graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Montana
  2. National and international academic colleagues and their students
  3. Commercial entities

The table, below, displays the BioSpectroscopy Core's hourly rates for academic users. If you are interested in establishing a collaboration with the BCRL, or for any other questions regarding billable services for academic or industrial users, please contact Sandy Ross (sandy.ross@umontana.edu).


University of Montana Users

Hourly Rate

External Academic Users

Hourly Rate

Laser Lab Use; Assisted $45 $60
Laser Lab Use; Unassisted $15 $20
Analysis; Assisted $45 $60
Analysis; Unassisted no charge $10
Experiment Design/Set-up $45 $60
Consultation $50 $65
Consumables at cost at cost

Rates include equipment and software use as well as personnel time; project-specific materials are billed separately.