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Welcome to the Office of Research Compliance

Our mission is to provide assistance to faculty, staff and students in conducting research in compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

University research activities are overseen by regulatory and compliance committees imposed by federal laws. Non-compliance may result in severe penalties to the institution and in some instances to the individual. It is the responsibility of all researchers to be familiar with university policies relating to areas of research requiring compliance with government regulations.


  • Common Rule Changes Delayed…Again

    The feds published a final rule delaying the compliance date of the revised Common Rule until January 21, 2019.  ORC is in working on updates to our program guide, processes, and forms as needed.  ORC will hold information sessions during the fall semester to share these changes.  If you have any questions, please contact the ...