The Service Testing And Research Laboratory is a research oriented analytical laboratory. The STAR Lab’s purpose is to provide inorganic chemical analysis needed by researchers at The Ohio State University.

The STAR lab is at a new location; Hayden hall, Wooster Campus. Please find the map below.

 Please contact the manager to set-up a date/time for sample drop-off.

Steps for submitting samples:

NEW Pricing for analyses is available. Fee Schedule FY 23

1)  Sample preparation: If possible prepare samples for analysis.  When STAR Lab has to process your samples a sample prep fee will be charged and turn around times increased.

2)  Sample Request Form: Each set of samples must have a completed form. Your correct information will assure prompt delivery of results.

3) Payment of analysis fees: Once you have the list of analysis and number of samples confirmed, e-mail the lab manager (park.701@osu.edu). You will receive an assigned sample log number and confirmation on the analysis cost. Include the sample log number when you submit  OSU Requisition for internal payment.  Non-OSU samples will be invoiced at 1.5 times the OSU fee and sample analysis data will not be sent out until payment is arranged.

4) Samples should be securely packaged and delivered to or sent to:

STAR Lab / CFAES Wooster Campus

ATTN: Sunny Park
Hayden hall
1680 Madison Ave.
Wooster, Ohio 44691


For questions and sample submission,



Directions to Hayden hall