Compliance Training

The University's comprehensive compliance training programs ensure that those involved in research are aware of what is expected and required of them. The training programs include both in-person and online courses, and both required and optional offerings. Resources are available for faculty, administrators, students, and trainees.  

Training Resources

Research Compliance Training Finder

The Research Compliance Training Finder identifies which trainings an individual may be required to take.  Identified courses can be automatically added to the individual's My Training To-do List in the Rascal Training Center.

Rascal Training Center

Columbia's web-based system for research administration and training hosts many of the University's research compliance trainings.  Individuals can find training courses, complete them, or add them to My Training To-do List.

Office of Research Compliance and Training

The Office of Research Compliance and Training works to integrate compliance education across the University, and to develop new programming that promotes understanding of compliance issues throughout the research enterprise.

Sponsored Projects Certificate Program FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions concerning the Sponsored Projects Certificate Program, including those about the in-person and online requirements and how to get started.

DA Quick Guide to Rascal Training Center

Scroll through this quick guide as you would a website to learn how Departmental Administrators (DAs) can get access to and use the Rascal Training Center for administration.