Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

Responsible Conduct of Research Training

Portland State University offers an RCR course through CITI Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative. The CITI RCR training satisfies PSU's human subjects training requirements and RCR requirements, although some NIH grants have additional RCR face to face training requirements. Please review the NIH RCR policy for information.
1. Access the site at
2. Click on New Users Register Here
3. Select PSU from the Participating Institutions drop down menu
4. Create username and password and pick the RCR learner group
5. After you are registered, ONLY ANSWER QUESTION #1, select the appropriate RCR learner group.
6. Scroll down and click submit. Complete the required training. 
For further information on RCR training requirements, please review these policies:

NIH RCR Training Policy

NSF RCR Training Policy FAQ

NSF Certification of RCR Training Policy

NSF RCR Training Policy