The following table lists rates charged to faculty, staff, and students of Middle Tennessee State University. MIMIC is available for use by those outside the university with a different rate structure given below. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 494-7976 for a fee quotation.
Scheduling priority is given to internal research and instructional users.
|SEM||$20 / hour||$40 / hour||$50 / hour||$100 / hour|
|SEM / EDX||$30 / hour||$50 / hour||$60 / hour||$120 / hour|
|TEM||$20 / hour||$40 / hour||$50 / hour||$100.00/hour|
|FIB/SEM||$55 / hour||$105 / hour||$200 / hour||$250 / hour|
|Sample prep||$5/hour||$20 / hour||$50/run||$100 / hour|
|Coating||$5 / run||$25/run||$10 / run||$35/run|
|Ultramicrotome||$10 / hour||$30/run||$50 / hour||$100/run|
|Critical pt drying||$5 / run||$25/run||$50/run||$70/run|
Multiple hour runs: For heavy unassisted use during off-hours, discounted rates apply, please call for more information.
Student charges: If associated with a course, fees are covered through Technical Fees. Beyond the course, students must be affiliated with a professor and charges paid through the department or a grant.
Instructional development: Grants of instrument time for development of course applications are available — contact the center for details.
** Free to MTSU faculty **
Students are required to take courses in order to use the instrument.
Workshops: Workshops on analytical techniques available in the center are held periodically.