VCR Management of Core Facilities

What is a Core?

Core Facilities are also known as service centers and are organizational units providing goods or services to users principally within the UNMC academic and administrative community for a calculated fee.  A limited number of institutional core facilities are managed by the office of the Vice Chancellor for Research while many others are managed as part of departmental infrastructure or under program projects.

Institutional Research Core Facilities are defined by the following characteristics:

VCR managed core facilities are required to utilize the UNMC Research Administration (RA) Core Facility Management System to meet the financial compliance standards stated in UNMC Policy #6107 (see sidebar at right).  Their immediate oversight is managed by the Director of Research Resources.