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Notice

The Office of University Research Compliance (URC) will move to the second floor of Scott Hall beginning on January 7th. All URC telephone numbers will remain the same. Our new mailing address follows.

223 Scott Hall
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-2016

Our current office in Cordell North will remain open during the move. As a result, routings and other documents, including documents for any of our five compliance committees, should continue to be delivered to the Cordell North location until further notice. Telephone calls should continue to flow to our main number (744-1676). We expect to be fully operational in our new location during the week of January 12.


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.

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.

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.

Accessibility Statement

The Office of University Research Compliance is working to ensure that the information available via this website is accessible to all. If you use special adaptive equipment to access the Web and encounter problems while using our website, please email us at rdiana@okstate.edu and we will attempt to provide the information to you in a suitable format. Please be specific when describing the information you need. You may also reach us by phone at 405.744.1676.

Upcoming Meetings

  • IACUC Meeting January 12, 2015
    Application Deadline:
    December 26, 2014
  • IBC Meeting
    January 22, 2015
    Application Deadline:
    January 8, 2015
  • IRB Meeting January 14, 2015
    Application Deadline:
    December 31, 2014

Training Events