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Harvard Forest User Fee Schedule - Research

  Office Space and Computer Rentals

Office Space with Internet Access$325/per month$325/per month
Desktop Computer Rental$80/per month$80/per month
Field Laptop Computer Rental$125/per month (pro rate $50 min)$125/per month (pro rate $50 min)
Computer Lab General Access$30/per person per month$30/per person per month

  Lab and Research Space Charges

Contact: Manisha Patel,

Sugar Shack$300/per month$325/per month
Lab Use Fees$300/per person per month$325/per person per month
Dedicated Lab Bench Space$85/per 2 linear feet per month$90/per 2 linear feet per month
Torrey Greenhouse$300/per bench per month$325/per bench per month
Shaler Greenhouse$200/per bench per month$225/per bench per month
Shade Houses$100/per house per month$100/per house per month
Research Garden Plot (35m x 35m)$115/per month$115/per month

  Housing - short-term

Overnight Housing $75/per person per night$80/per person per night

  Housing - long term

Shared Housing Field Season (Apr-Sep)$700/per person per month$725/per person per month
Shared Housing Off Season (Oct-Mar)$550/per person per month$575/per person per month
Shared Housing (Year Round)$550/per person per month$575/per person per month

  HF Summer REU program costs

Summer REU Room$155/per person per week$160/per person per week
Summer REU Board$207.50/per person per week$220/per person per week


Lost key replacement fee$20/$20/
Photocopies$0.25/per copy$0.25/per copy
Fax$1/per page$1/per page
Fax - International$1.50/per page$1.50/per page
Poster Printing - up to 8' Long (42" wide)$35/poster$35/poster
Research Storage$1.50/per sf per month (varies with location)$1.50/per sf per month (varies with location)

  Vehicles and Equipment

Vehicle Use (including gas) Daily$145/per day$150/per day
Vehicle Use (including gas) Weekly$580/per week$600/per week
Vehicle Use (including gas) Monthly$2240/per month$2240/per month
Staff Time$85/per hour (1 hr min)$87.50/per hour (1 hr min)
72 ft Boom Lift / Daily Safety Check$85/per hour (1 hr min)$87.50/per hour (1 hr min)
72 ft Boom Lift / Local Delivery$85/per hour (1 hr min)$87.50/per hour (1 hr min)
72 ft Boom Lift / Training$212.50/per person per year$218.75/per person per year
Heavy Equipment (Tractor, Backhoe, Skidder)$325/per day (plus operator)$350/per day (plus operator)