Microscopy Fees


CCAM uses the UConn Health CORES billing and scheduling software for both Internal Users and External Users. All UConn Health users must be authorized to charge an FRS account on the CORES software prior to using CCAM facilities. You should contact your departmental administrator to enter you as an authorized user in the system and to ensure you have access to an FRS account. For more information see CCAM microscope user policies.

CCAM Microscope User Fees (July 1, 2021)

Unit Charge
UConn Health
External Non-Profit
External For-Profit
Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopes
per hour
Widefield-TIRF Microscope
per hour
LightSheet  Microscope
per hour
Training Session - includes initial 2 hour training

and two, 1 hour follow up sessions.

Service Work
per hour
Incubation Warm Up - Confocals and LightSheet
Non Member Software Access
Analytical Instrumentation
Spex Spectrofluorimeter
per hour
Long term confocal imaging with prior approval from Dr. Yi Wu (Five hour minimum continuous, weekdays 5 p.m. – 8 a.m. and weekends):

First 3 hours at standard rates; remaining time at $5.84/hour UConn Health, $9.35/hour external non-profit, $11.69/hour for-profit. Imaging can begin at 2 p.m. on weekdays since the first 3 hours are at standard rates.