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University Imaging Center
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University Imaging Centers - Where the University sees the future

Facility Access

The University Imaging Centers are accessible by card access at all locations. Each trained user that needs access to the facility must have an authorized card. Your UCard can be lock-encoded to gain access to the University Imaging Centers facilities, and its equipment.

Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building (CCRB) Access

How to obtain card access to University Imaging Centers CCRB resource areas.

Email Jason Mitchell with the following information:

1) Area of access requested

  • CCRB 1-250/1-260 for small animal imaging, including Leica SP5 multi photon, IVIS 100, Bruker Xtreme and Vevo 2100 ultrasound. ("Animal" access)
  • CCRB 1-220 for University Imaging Center microscopes/Life Technologies Supply Center ("Cell" access)

2) Training requirements

  • To use any of the University Imaging Centers resources you MUST be trained by University Imaging Center staff. Indicate if you have been trained, or would like to schedule training.
  • Access for Life Technologies Supply Center does not require University Imaging Center training and can be submitted by Jason Mitchell. Contact Julia Eckert for Life Technologies Supply Center questions and product access.

 

3)  Required UCard information

  • The Ucard number is a 17-digiit number; only the last 11-digits need to be submitted. Enter N/A if unknown. Read more about Ucard components here.
  • You'll also need your Smartcard number which is located on the back side of your Ucard; it's the first 5 or 6 yellow numbers, printed in the upper-right corner.

 

Jackson Hall (JH) Access

Please read all u-card access information before e-mailing the request.

 

  • To use any of the University Imaging Centers resources you MUST be trained by University Imaging Center staff. Indicate if you have been trained, or would like to schedule training.
1. You are required to pass the on-line radiation safety and blood borne pathogen training modules before gaining access through the 5th floor skyway (not needed for UIC access only).
2. Please go to Research Building Management Services Online Request Form if your u-card has not been activated for either 717 Delaware, Jackson, MBB, MCB, NHH, or TRF/LRB and fill out the on-line access request..
3. U-card may be de-activated for the following reasons:

    *  If you change P.I.

    *  If you do not use the u-card within a year.

    *  If you leave the University.

    *  If P.I. request it.

    *  If you do not follow lab policies.

4. If your u-card has been de-activated for one of the above reasons, you will need to request access again with all current information.
5. An audit is usually done once a year and may be asked to verify access.
6. If your card has been de-activated for no reason, go to one of the RBMS building info desks to have it re-activated.
7. Please remember to notify UIC when you no longer need access or leave the U of M.
 

Please e-mail John Oja the following information to request UIC access:

 

     Principle Investigator Name (P.I.).
     
Building your lab is located.

     Your Name (as written on your card).

     Student/Staff I.D. Number (first number on u-card).

     U-card Number (last 11 digits following 60XXXX from the second number on card).
     Smart Card Number (first 5-6 yellow number on back of card by magnetic strip if there).

     An e-mail address is required for all individuals requesting access.

     Department.

     Indicate if you have u-card access to 717 Delaware, CCRB, Jackson, MCB, NHH, 

             TRF/LRB, or WMBB.

     IACUC Protocol Number (if requesting access to the UIC Biosafety Area).

     Indicate what access you need:

          *  U-card access to UIC (Lab only)

          *  U-card access through 5th floor skyway between Jackson and NHH for animal transport.

          *  Key code access to UIC Biosafety Area (Animal In Vivo Imaging or Multiphoton Confocal)

             Note:  Remember to supply an IACUC protocol number for access to the UIC Biosafety Area.

                        Supply a 4-6 digit number you would like to use for your key code.

           

The process will take 1-3 days.  Contact the University Imaging Centers if you do not have access beyond that period.

 

Snyder Hall (SH) Access

  • To use any of the University Imaging Centers resources you MUST be trained by University Imaging Center staff. Indicate if you have been trained, or would like to schedule training.

The University Imaging Centers does offer after hours access to our users. This access may be granted to those seeking time on our equipment outside standard hours of operation.

If you're interested in after hours access please download the After Hours Access Form, fill it out, and return it to a University Imaging Center staff member at the facility you'll be working in.

Questions regarding after hours access may be directed towards Alex Cramer.