Sample Pricing and Preparation

Per sample (or hourly) User Rates [Self Service (SS/Daily) and Full Service (FS)] for Internal, Government, External Academic, and Industry/Private Users for the University of Massachusetts Boston Environmental Analytical Facility (Updated 8 May 2017)

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  • PLEASE NOTE: The EAF is not a commercial laboratory.  Our main priority to provide training and access to instrumentation for internal and external users. Depending on the instrumentation, we may or may not have the technical staff to run external samples.  

USER LEVEL CATEGORIES DESCRIPTION
Self Service users that are fully trained and do not need any assistance from EAF staff for sample preparation, instrument operation, or data reporting and only need access to fully functioning equipment.
Full Service users who rely on EAF staff for all sample preparation, analysis, and data reporting
   
RATE CATEGORIES DESCRIPTION
Daily self service daily rate instead of per sample rate for each level of users; requires individuals have training (EAF or other) and approved by the EAF to be self-service users
Non-Contract Internal affiliated with UMass Boston (e.g. student, staff, faculty, adjunct) users and are not subject to an indirect rate because the institution is supporting the facility
Non-Contract External internal direct cost rate plus a 9% indirect cost rate associated with our Educational Sales and Services (ESS) account
Contract-Based Government local, state, and federal government users are subject to an additional 52.5% indirect rate in support of the facility and the institution as established by ORSP
Contract-Based External Academic External Academic users are subject to an additional 60.5% indirect rate in support of the facility and the institution as established by ORSP
Contract-Based Industry/Private Industry/Private users are subject to an additional 121% indirect rate in support of the facility and the institution as established by ORSP
   
HOURLY RATES DESCRIPTION
Sample Preparation Rates $20.00 / hr
Training/On Call Rates

$41.00 / hr to $125.00 / hr depending on trainer/on-call person

Environmental Analytical Facility

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125 USA

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