Work Service within NCF

NCF performs work service requests for those who need to use our facility for one of experiments or sample characterizations and would not want to go through the safety exam and training process. You can request a work service through the Request Services tab on iLab. Please make sure to specify that you require a work service and on what instrument. Work service request are charged at $100/hr (Internal) and $120/hr (External) of work in addition to the instrument usage and supplies.

The work service requests are performed by the NCF staff members and the asked results are provided to the requestor. You can refer to the NCF FAQs page or contact NCF Director, Dr. Seyoung An (syan11@uic.edu) with additional questions.

Acceptable Payment Methods

If you are not a user, it is possible that you might not have a payment account with NCF. To ease the payment process, NCF allows payment through various methods as listed below:

  • Credit Card
  • Check
  • Wire Transfer
  • PO Number
  • External Payments

EXTERNAL USERS DO NOT NEED TO ADD PAYMENT SOURCES ON iLAB. Invoices will be sent out after the services will be provided.

Payments are DUE in 30 days.

For more information on payments, please visit the RRC website.