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Training Reports and Compliance

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Course Completion Records

Below are course completion record lists of all Cornell individuals who have completed online RCR training through CITI (updated every 30 minutes):

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List of individuals who have completed the Full Course on RCR (required for NSF, NIH, or USDA-NIFA awards)

List of individuals who have completed the Short, Foundational Course on RCR (required for graduate students beginning September 2015)

Notifications and Reminders for Awards with RCR Requirements

Principal Investigators are responsible for ensuring that they are aware of the RCR training requirements for their awards and for ensuring compliance with sponsor and University requirements.

To help maintain compliance, the following courtesy notifications and reminders will be sent to the various constituents to remind them of the RCR requirements for their sponsored awards:

Notifications Email Recipients

Award distribution notice (from the Office of Sponsored Programs - OSP)

  • For NIH, NSF and USDA-NIFA awards, the RCR requirement is included in the Award distribution notice

PI, Co-PIs, and Department Administrators associated with the award

Reminder of RCR requirements for awards distributed in the past month (from the RCR office)

PI, Co-PIs, and Department Administrators associated with the award

Compliance notice to individuals who have not met their RCR training requirements (from the RCR office)

Students, post-docs, and trainees paid on the award who have not yet completed the online RCR training

PI, Co-PIs, Department Administrators associated with the award

Notifications and Reminders to Graduate Students

Information on this topic will be available in summer 2015

Roles and Responsibilities

Trainees:

  • Complete the RCR training requirements within the time frame required;
  • Seek clarification or guidance from their faculty advisor, department administrator or ORIA if there are questions related to RCR requirements.

Principal Investigators:

  • Be aware of RCR requirements for their awards and ensure compliance with the RCR requirements;
  • Identify those who need RCR training and ensure that such individuals complete training within 60 days of being paid on the award;
  • Seek clarifications or guidance from ORIA or OSP if there are questions related to RCR requirements;
  • Ensure that sponsor funds are not used to fund any salaries or support for individuals who are not compliant with RCR requirements.

Office of Research Integrity and Assurance (ORIA):

  • Ensure that University RCR requirements are communicated to stakeholders and RCR training resources are available to enable compliance;
  • Maintain Cornell�s RCR training program in accordance with Federal and sponsor regulations;
  • Ensure access to and availability of the online CITI training program to all members of the Cornell community;
  • Track and maintain CITI training completion records;
  • Facilitate compliance with sponsor and University RCR training requirements.

Department Administrators:

  • Be aware of RCR requirements for the awards for the PIs in their departments and ensure compliance with the RCR requirements;
  • Identify those who need RCR training and ensure that such individuals complete training within 60 days of being paid on the award;
  • Seek clarification or guidance from ORIA or OSP if there are questions related to RCR requirements;
  • Assist and communicate with PIs and trainees about actions required to ensure compliance;
  • Ensure that sponsor funds are not used to fund any salaries or support for individuals who are not compliant with RCR requirements;
  • Maintain documentation of any actions taken to withhold or terminate payments for non-compliance.