How to become a MNTC User

If you are student or employee of the University of Louisville

If you want to became a Cleanroom user.

1. Schedule a process review meeting with the MNTCYou will not be granted access to the cleanroom until your process is reviewed. This is to protect the equipment in the cleanroom and help avoid pitfalls that can save you time and money. 

2. Send a request for Cleanroom Safety Training. During training, you will become familiar with the safety protocol of the cleanroom.

3. Take the Safety QuizIf you miss more than two questions then you will need to retake the quiz, so study carefully. Also, you will need to have your advisor sign your quiz and provide a Speedtype number to pay for cleanroom equipment and usage Rates.

4. After the process review, you will be granted access to the cleanroom and request training on the tools you require using FOM (Facility Online Manager) software. Make to read the SOP's that have been written for the tools you request for training in FOM. SOPs here. To set up a FOM account, click here.

If you want to became a user of the Huson Lab.

1. Schedule a process review meeting with the MNTC. You will not be granted access to the Huson Lab until your process is reviewed. 

2. After the process review, you will be granted access to the Huson Lab and can request training on the tools you require using FOM (Facility Online Manager) software. To set up FOM account, click here.


If you are not affiliated with the University of Louisville

If you want to became a user of the Cleanroom or Huson Lab.

1. Contact the MNTCWe will review with you the Agreement for Use of Laboratory Facilities and Equipment Form, the required Proof of Liability Insurance, conduct a process review and the Rates for equipment usage.

2. Once these documents are approved, send a request for Cleanroom Safety Training. During training, you will become familiar with the safety protocol of the cleanroom.

Note:  If you planning to only use the Huson Lab the Safety Training and Safety Quiz are not required.

3. Take the Safety Quiz. If you miss more than two questions then you will need to retake the quiz, so study carefully. 

4. After these steps are completed you will be granted access to the cleanroom or/and to the Huson Lab. You can request training on the tools you require for your process using FOM (Facility Online Manager) software. Make to read the SOP's that have been written for the tools you request for training in FOM. SOPs hereTo set up a FOM account, click here.