CITI Training

NU uses several online training modules offered through CITI to meet various federally mandated training requirements. Key modules for use by the NU Research Community are outlined below, including who must take the training and when.

Aside from CITI training, additional training resource links are provided on the right.

CITI Training Title/Type CITI Training Course Number PI, PD, Senior/Key Personnel or Investigators Under/Graduate Students and Post Docs
Financial Conflict of Interest (fCOI) 128383 As required by funding agencies adhering to PHS regulations Only if designated “Investigator” on an award subject to PHS regulations
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) by discipline / research area
Physical Science RCR 101589 As required by funding agency terms and conditions (select the course that best aligns with award discipline) Required for all paid by NSF funded awards or on NIH training grants (T, F, K series) to take RCR aligning with award’s discipline
Biomedical RCR 103094 As required by funding agency terms and conditions (select the course that best aligns with award discipline) Required for all paid by NSF funded awards or on NIH training grants (T, F, K series) to take RCR aligning with award’s discipline
Humanities RCR 101590 As required by funding agency terms and conditions (select the course that best aligns with award discipline) Required for all paid by NSF funded awards or on NIH training grants (T, F, K series) to take RCR aligning with award’s discipline
Engineering RCR 101586 As required by funding agency terms and conditions (select the course that best aligns with award discipline) Required for all paid by NSF funded awards or on NIH training grants (T, F, K series) to take RCR aligning with award’s discipline
Social & Behavioral RCR 101588 As required by funding agency terms and conditions (select the course that best aligns with award discipline) Required for all paid by NSF funded awards or on NIH training grants (T, F, K series) to take RCR aligning with award’s discipline

To complete any CITI training modules:

  1. Log into CITI Program
  2. For new users, select “Register”
    • Select Northeastern University from the drop down menu entitled Select your institution or organization
    • Submit the remaining registration details
    • Select Add a course or update your learner groups for Northeastern University
    • Select Yes when asked if you would like to take the selected course
    • Complete the course as directed
  3. For users with an existing CITI account, sign into your existing account and verify that your account reflects your Northeastern University affiliation
    • Select Add a course or update your learner groups for Northeastern University
    • Select Yes when asked if you would like to take the selected course
    • Complete the courses as directed

For questions about training, contact NU-RES@northeastern.edu.