User Checklist

Important steps to take before arriving at ORNL:

  • Obtain approval for proposal
  • Begin processing via ORNL’s Guest Portal
  • Receive notification of your scheduled beam time
  • Respond to badging invitation from the User Office
  • Complete web-based training
  • Ship samples to ORNL
  • Read and understand the User Charter and User Agreement with your institution
  • Have identification documents with you upon arrival to ORNL
    • Foreign nationals: passport and visa
    • US citizens: government-issued photo identification such as driver’s license, government identification card, or passport