Qualifications and Equipment Care
Prior to using the Equipment and Facilities, User must obtain the necessary knowledge, abilities, training, skills and experience to use the Equipment and Facilities in the proper manner and for their intended purpose. When using the Equipment and Facilities, User shall act in a professional manner, consistent with prevailing industry standards and practices. If you experience any problems while operating the instruments, please notify CU FEMM facility staff immediately.
User access will be revoked automatically if the microscope usage is below 8 hours in 3 months. In order to regain access to the instrument, the user must complete a refresher training.
Compliance with Law, CU FEEMM and University of Colorado Policy
When using the Equipment and the Facilities, User shall comply with all applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations, codes, ordinances, as well as all applicable CU FEMM and University of Colorado policies and procedures.
Authorship and Acknowledgement
If work done at CU FEMM provides data used in a publication, CU FEMM should be acknowledged as in the publication. Further, if CU FEMM staff provide significant experimental design, data interpretation, or other intellectual contribution, it is expected that these individuals will be coauthors on the publication.
Costs and Expenses
User shall be responsible and liable for any and all costs and expenses related to User's use of the Equipment and the Facilities. CU FEMM will determine the costs and expenses applicable to User's use of the Equipment and the Facilities, and will provide User with an invoice therefore. If User is a student, User's Sponsor or User's Department will be invoiced. Payment will be made electronically by billing the SpeedType provided by the user of user’s advisor.
Damage or Loss
User shall be responsible and liable for any and all costs, expenses or charges that CU FEMM may incur or assess for the repair or replacement of the Equipment or the Facilities as a result of damage or loss caused by User's intentional or negligent acts or omissions.