New Compliance Management Suite Coming!

The Office of Regulatory Affairs is launching a new web-based system for Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) compliance. The new system will streamline the creation, submission, and review of applications and protocols for researchers and reviewers. In addition, it will provide improved security and transparency for compliance processes, and allow researchers to better track approved documents. The...more

Selecting New Training System

A selection committee comprised of representatives from EHS, IRB, Animal Care, IPF, IT, and Purchasing have reviewed proposals from 6 training system vendors. Each will have an opportunity to demonstrate their products online this month. We want your input!  Please consider viewing the demos online. You'll have an opportunity to enter feedback during the events. Thinking Cap - Tue Aug 15, 2017 9am – 11:30am EDT Inquisiq - Tue Aug 15, 2017 1pm – 3:30pm EDT Litmos - Wed Aug...more

Register NOW! Viewing Information in KC

The registration for Viewing Information in KC eCourse is now available. This eCourse is suggested for Faculty and Department/College Research Administrators, however it is available to all users. To register please complete the request access to Viewing Information in KC You will be notified via email once the request has been processed ...more

EHS Training combined with Animal Care, Human Subjects, etc.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) courses are now in the Regulatory training system (  You can still use course links on the EHS website as they pass you to the system's MSU NetID login.  This all started July 31st as part of a collaboration to combine required training under a single secure portal.  Some changes for safety trainees: Online course completions are automatically recorded in the system. You no longer need to complete a registration form at...more

Easier to login & track CITI Program training

You can now login to with your MSU NetID & password. Using MSU SSO provides several benefits. You'll have one less name & password to remember!  Your CITI records are imported into with your other training records.  You get single-sign-on capability so you are automatically logged in to all other MSU only systems after the first sign-on.  Try it now if you are already using your MSU net email address ( for your CITI...more

Update your CITI Programs account with email

Single-sign-on (SSO) allows you to login to using your MSU NetID and password.  You must update your CITI Program account with your email address. SSO will not work with other versions (e.g., recommend merging previous accounts to include in your MSU login when prompted. Benefits:  One less account login and password to remember! If you are already logged into another MSU system with your NetID, you will be automatically...more

Upgrade your browser soon for CITI courses

Effective March 2015, users will need to have IE 8 or later*, or use a current version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.  View CITI Transcripts in  Transcripts are imported weekly into the ORA Saba Training system allowing you and your supervisor to review CITI course completion records along with other MSU regulatory training. MSU Office of Regulatory Affairs licenses access for the MSU research community, including departments using the...more

Register for NIH Clinical Research Course

Michigan State University joins the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a remote site for the online course, Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR).  Course Description: IPPCR is a five-month course (Oct. 14, 2014-Mar. 9, 2015) on how to effectively conduct clinical research. Each week, presenters discuss how to design and manage a successful clinical trial. The day after the live presentations, recordings and handouts are available online. ...more

MSU's Authorship Guidelines Updated

MSU's Research Integrity Committee has released new general guidelines on authorship of scholarly and creative works for public distribution. However, most journals or websites for publications state criteria for authorship, and the journal/group to which one intends to submit work should take precedence over the MSU criteria. Full text of MSU's 2013 authorship guidelines here......more

New! Export Control Worksheet System

Research Facilitation & Dissemination has introduced an online version of the “Export Control and Open Research Review” and “Export Control Worksheet for MSU-Sponsored Visa Applications” worksheets. The new system will replace the paper versions of the forms and allow them to be routed electronically, including electronic notifications to approvers that there are items awaiting their review. An important new feature of the online system is the ability for all concerned - document preparers...more