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CITI Training - Using Human Subjects in Research

Undergraduate Students

For undergraduate students using human subjects in research for class projects training available is available through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative.

Go to the CITI webpage.

Click the white "Register" button at the top of the page.

You will be prompted to create a username and password.

In the blank on the page to "find your organization", type "University of Louisiana at Lafayette" (which will self-populate), then select the university.

Agree to the terms of use and select confirmation of the school affiliation.

Continue to step 3 where you will select "University of Louisiana at Lafayette Courses"

On the courses page, Questions 1-7 should be answered "not at this time" or left blank unless you would like to view a course.

In question 8, select "Undergraduate Training on Human Subjects Research".  There are 5 modules to complete in the course.

Faculty and Graduate Students


Please note - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) "Protection of Human Research Subjects" is no longer available.

You must take the human subject research training through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI).

Download specific registration insructions.

Go to the CITI webpage.

First time users of the CITI training will need to register. Click the white "Register" button at the top of the page.

You will be prompted to create a username and password.

In the blank on the page to "find your organization", type "University of Louisiana at Lafayette" (which will self-populate), then select the university.

Agree to the terms of use and select confirmation of the school affiliation.

Continue to step 3 where you will select "University of Louisiana at Lafayette Courses"

On the courses page, Questions 1-7 should be answered "not at this time" or left blank unless you would like to view a course.

In question 8, select "Basic Human Subjects Research".  There are 13 modules to complete in the course.

Once in the course, you will need to compete one of two elective modules in addition to the required modules  in order to receive your certificate.

Note - you may update your course selections later by clicking the "add a course button at the bottom of your "My Courses" page.

There is no charge to faculty, staff, or students to use this material, as long as you do not request CEU credit.