To be eligible for federal research funds, and to continue expending these funds after awarded, the College must comply with federal and state statutes and regulations related to research compliance. The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research coordinates the workings of South College’s internal compliance committee whose purpose is to review, approve and regulate any research involving human subjects. The committee is described below. The Committee Chair and members can be contacted through the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research.
CITI - Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative
South College offers web-based research training through a subscription with Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). CITI training provides research ethics education to all members of the research community. South College offers training in the following areas:
The CITI course is a protected site. New researchers (students, faculty, and staff) at South College are required to participate in research training through the CITI program. Below is the link for registering on CITI by creating a username and password:
When registered and logged in, click the “new users” section and complete the information requested by South College.
Institutional Review Board (IRB)