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Access and Use e-Protocol

All of the university’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) operations are available online – providing you with an electronic method for submitting and monitoring the... Read More

Access Cayuse

Cayuse is a system-to-system web-based tool for most federal/ proposal submissions. The major exception is that NSF proposals are submitted through Access Log into Cayuse Grant Access to Someone Else Open the proposal in... Read More

Access e-Activity

e-Activity is a reporting tool that provides access to proposal, award and expenditure activity.  Access for Tableau users To view e-Activity in the Reporting and Analytics Environment (RAE): Log into IT Service Desk using your... Read More

Access SPIN

SPIN is a funding opportunity database that provides information on more than 40,000 distinct funding opportunities from more than 10,000 global sponsors, including federal, state, industry and foundation sponsors. You can create customized searches... Read More

Accessing CITI Course for the First Time

Log on to with your Ohio State Username (lastname.#) and Password.  The Office of Research CITI Portal will display two choices. I am a new CITI user:  Select this option only if you have never... Read More

Adding and Removing CITI Courses

Adding CITI Courses from the My Courses page, click on Ohio State University - View Courses select Add a Course from the menu for Question 1, select all courses in which you wish to enroll (choose carefully as not all courses will fulfill... Read More

Buck-IRB Job Aid

Buck-IRB is the electronic system used for the submission and review of exempt and Institutional Review Board (IRB) research performed by Ohio State investigators. Buck-IRB streamlines the exempt and IRB submission processes. Access Buck-IRB ... Read More

CITI Human Subject Protection Access Instructions

Navigating CITI in order to complete Human Subjects Protection (Biomedical or Social and Behavioral) requirements log on to with your Ohio State Username (lastname.#) and Password from the My Courses page,... Read More

CITI RCR Access Instructions

Navigating CITI complete Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training requirements: Log on to with your Ohio State Username (lastname.#) and password. Click on Log in thorough my organization. (This... Read More

e-Protocol Animal Transfers

Create Animal Order/Transfer Log-in to the applicable protocol in the e-Protocol system and click on the “Create Animal Order/Transfer,” then select the “Transfer Animals” option. You will then have 3 choices of transfer... Read More


Before submitting a proposal, the principal investigator (PI) must complete the Authorization to Seek Off-Campus Funds (ePA-005) form. Once completed, the form is automatically routed for signature and approval. The fully approved... Read More

PI Portal Job Aid

Search The Search feature will allow you to search by project numbers, titles, departments or people. You can even use keywords to narrow your search further. My Research This is the default view once logged in to the PI Portal. Select... Read More

Transferring CITI courses from another institution

Transferring CITI Course Completions from Another Institution To transfer your completed modules from another institution to The Ohio State University, follow these steps:  log on to with your Ohio State... Read More

ULAR Med Overview

What is ULAR Med? ULAR Med is a web application used by ULAR staff to communicate sick and deceased research animals to investigators. To access reports, click the email link or go to Sign in using your Ohio State credentials... Read More