WVU Shared Research Facilities (SRF) uses the CORES system for instruments reservation and invoicing purposes.

To register as a user of the SRF for the Cleanrooms, Materials Characterization, Electron Microscopy and BioNano Research facilities, new users must first review the SRF CORES Training Presentation and complete the SRF CORES Training online document to notify SRF staff that this training has been completed.

Next, complete the CORES Billing Information online document. This information will be used by SRF staff to create the user account in CORES. Once the user account is created, users will be notified through email.

If you are a new user, please follow all the steps described here to register as a new user of the facilities.

For the High Performance Computing Facilities, please request an account here.

Please review the instruction sheet that explains how to access the CORES system and to review monthly invoices.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Harley Hart at