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Oklahoma State University

University Research Compliance

A unit in the Division of the Vice President for Research


Oklahoma State University is committed to fostering research opportunities and partnerships that lead to scholastic achievement, technological innovation, and economic revitalization. These opportunities and partnerships are guided and governed by ethical principles that are an integral component of the responsible conduct of research at OSU. The Office of University Research Compliance (URC) administers key research compliance programs for the university, through which it promotes responsible conduct in research.

Mission Statement

To contribute to Oklahoma State University’s research enterprise by promoting and facilitating safe, ethical research and scholarly activity that reflects the university’s mission.

Through centralized coordination of administrative activities, education, and training, URC provides information and guidance in the areas of animal care and use, human subject research, biosafety, laser safety, and radiation safety. URC personnel are dedicated to assisting OSU faculty, researchers, students, and staff in complying with all regulations, statutes, and University policies governing the conduct of research and other scholarly activity. We encourage you to contact us. We look forward to working with you.

Upcoming Meetings
IACUC Meeting
August 13, 2018
Application Deadline:
July 29, 2018

IBC Meeting
July 26, 2018
Application Deadline:
July 12, 2018

IRB Meeting
August 8, 2018
Application Deadline:
July 25, 2018