How to become a cleanroom user

How to Become a Cleanroom User

If you are student or employee of University of North Texas

1. Take PureSafety Online Course (~$25) on basic cleanroom safety and complete a test. A certificate will be sent to you once you have passed. Send the certificate to cleanroom manager.

2. Read the UNT Cleanroom User Manual and Safety Manual on line. Take the Safety QuizSend or bring the result to cleanroom manager. If you miss more than 4 questions then you will need to retake the quiz, so study carefully.  

3. Download the User Agreement and have PI sign the form and review the Rates. Send the signed user agreement form with your PI's account number for IDO form for the cleanroom fee to Cleanroom Manager. Schedule a cleanroom orientation with the Cleanroom Manager.

4. After the cleanroom orientation, you will be granted access to the cleanroom and your student ID card will be programed for cleanroom door access.

5. For tool training, please download and fill out the Cleanroom Training Request Form and have PI sign and email or bring it to Cleanroom Manager for record. Cleanroom staff will do a one on one training on the requested tool with you.

6. Send Cleanroom Manager tool schedule request to schedule tool usage time.

If you are not affiliated with University of North Texas

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

2. Once these documents are approved send a request for cleanroom safety training (internal user training step 1. 2). During training you will become familiar with the safety protocol of the cleanroom.

3. Take the Safety Quiz. If you miss more than 4 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 and can request training on the tools you require. Contact cleanroom manager for tool scheduling setup for now.