How do I enroll in the RCR (Basic) course on the CITI website?

You may enroll initially from the Courses page after logging in to your account. Scroll to the bottom of your Courses page then click "Add a Course".

Add a course

In the next window, select “Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)”, then click Next.

NOTE: RCR training does not meet the IRB Human Subject Protection training requirement.

Choose RCR

    You will be directed back to your Courses page where it states you are now enrolled. 

    Main Menu

    Scroll down to "Courses Ready to Begin" and click Start Now to complete the RCR Basic training.

    Courses Ready to Begin


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    The UK curriculum on CITI offers two course menus, Human Subject Protection (HSP) and Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). Which do I choose to access the RCR course?

    To access RCR training, select "Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)" and NOT "Human Subject Protection (HSP)" from the CITI curriculum page. RCR training does NOT meet the training requirement for IRB approval. RCR stands for Responsible Conduct in Research. RCR training is also required in order to receive grant funding from select agencies.

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    The only active button is the "Responsible Conduct of Research Special Instructions" button. Am I able to start the course on a different module?

    In order to activate the start button for the "Reproducibility" module, you must complete the "Responsible Conduct of Research Special Instructions" module first. This will only take a minute as this module only contains instructions on completing the course modules.

    New RCR Course Modules


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