The Indiana University Integrated Science and Accelerator Technology Hall (ISATH) is a multidisciplinary laboratory performing research and development in the areas of accelerator physics, nuclear physics, materials science, life science and biomedical applications of accelerators. Community outreach is tantamount to ISATH and thousands of visitors have enjoyed our warm welcome and generous hospitality. This page is offered in hopes of making your visit to ISATH pleasant and productive.
Visitors are encouraged to request assistance and advice regarding arrangements such as tours, lodging reservations, rental cars, etc. Please contact ISATH by e-mail or by telephone at (812) 855-9365.
Welcome to the Indiana University Integrated Science and Accelerator Technology Hall.
Access to ISATH
The ISATH is open between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The facility is closed for all major holidays. Authorized visitors may access the facility at any time.
Casual visitors who wish to attend educational events or contact employees at ISATH should enter the building at the main entrance on Milo B. Sampson Lane and discuss their needs with the receptionist in the lobby. He or she will be happy to accommodate visitors in any possible way.
Recent re-evaluation of security requirements within the United States and within Indiana University have necessitated that visitors to ISATH must comply with a few regulations before entering the research sections of the facility. Accelerators produce radiation and materials that have been exposed to this radiation may become activated. Compliance with our safety and security policies will make your visit both informative and safe.
The staff at ISATH would be pleased to provide you with any required paperwork in advance of your visit. Please contact ISATH by e-mail or by telephone at (812) 855-9365.
Guided, general orientation and customized tours are offered to persons who are interested in learning more about the history, research and other activities at ISATH.
- All tours must be pre-arranged.
- Tour members must be 13 years of age or older.
- Organizations need to provide adequate adult supervision during tours. There must be at least one adult with the group for every 10 participants 18 years of age or less.
- Other restrictions apply.
For more information about the tour programs, contact ISATH by e-mail or by telephone at (812) 855-9365.
Opportunities to visit are also offered in association with special events such as the Department of Physics annual Open House.
Persons interested in spending several days at ISATH for the purposes of research or other academic activities should refer to the Outside Users page of this site for useful information.
Maps and Directions
for directions from your location to the Indiana University Integrated Science and Accelerator Technology Hall at 2401 N Milo B. Sampson Lane, Bloomington, IN 47408.
Click here for a detailed map of Milo B. Sampson Lane.
Arriving By Plane?
Visitors to Bloomington fly into the Indianapolis Airport. Bloomington is located approximately 50 miles south of Indianapolis.
For information about where to stay while in Bloomington, check out the Bloomington Visitor's Guide. This link also includes information about attractions and entertainment in Bloomington.
Any visitor invited to the Cyclotron as a Seminar Speaker, Research Associate Applicant, Consultant on a specific project, etc. or any visitor who has been promised reimbursement for travel expenses or payment of a fee for consulting services (Honorarium), is required to sign paperwork for reimbursement prior to their departure from the Integrated Science and Accelerator Technology Hall. Visitors must keep original travel expense receipts and give them to the Travel Coordinator for reimbursement after the trip is complete. It is not necessary to keep meal receipts as a per diem will be paid to cover the cost of meals.
When the Travel Coordinator has received the visitor's original receipts, the necessary documentation for reimbursement is completed and submitted to the Account Manager for approval. After it has been approved, it is forwarded to the IU Travel Management Services Department. Approximately two weeks from that time, a reimbursement check is mailed to the visitor.
If you are not a citizen of the United States, or are from Canada, special rules apply for receiving reimbursement of travel expenses or payment of a fee for consulting or an Honorarium. These rules may be found on the following page for International Visitors of the Indiana University Integrated Science and Accelerator Technology Hall.