Rice University

Shared Equipment Authority

Baylor College of Medicine

 FOM website:

If you are coming from FOM, please read the general instructions.

When done, please return to FOM and complete registering your account.

If you need a FOM account, please go to FOM and create an external user account.  You will be redirected to this page.  If you have read the general instructions, return to FOM and complete your registration.

General Instructions: 

You will need to download, complete, and return the Application and Agreement forms, found at the bottom of this page. Please note that these forms will need to be signed by the Office of Sponsored Programs at Baylor.  Please contact:


Leanne B. Scott, PhD

Director of Sponsored Programs

Baylor College of Medicine




A current Certificate of Insurance must also be submitted.  Those requirements are detailed in the form below.  NEW:  Based on the directive below, a PO must accompany the user application and agreement forms.  Accounts will not be activated until a PO is submitted.  Please open a blanket PO for a predetermined amount that will cover SEA equipment usage for the research period indicated on the agreement. Monthly quotes will not be generated by SEA for the purpose of requesting a PO.

The completed documents and PO may be scanned and emailed to meri.c.dix@rice.edu  or brought to the SEA office in the Bioscience Research Collaborative Bldg at 6500 Main St, Rm 218, or mailed to the SEA office at


Rice University – SEA

6100 Main St, MS680

 Houston, TX  77005

All documents, PO and insurance must be in place before your account(s) will be activated/confirmed.


If you have questions, please contact the SEA office, (713) 348-8233.