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 April 13, 2015
    Application Deadline:
    March 27, 2015
  • IBC Meeting
    April 23, 2015
    Application Deadline:
    April 9, 2015
  • IRB Meeting May 13, 2015
    Application Deadline:
    April 29, 2015

Training Events

  • IACUC Training March 31, 2015
    8:00am - 9:00am
    104 VTH (Veterinary Teaching Hospital)