Responsible Outside Interests Resources

The below resources are available to assist you in navigating the many facets of managing competing interests.  If you have a specific question or need assistance, please do not hesitant to contact the Office for Responsible Outside Interests at or (520) 626-6406.

General Information on Managing Competing Interests

    • What We Do provides information on what the Office for Responsible Outside Interests does and the services that we provide.
    • COC v COI provides an overview of the primary differences between Conflicts of Commitment (COC) and Conflicts of Interest (COI).
    • Who is an Investigator? provides an overview of who is an Investigator for purposes of conflict of interest.
    • Completing COI Training provides instructions for UArizona employees on completing the Conflict of Interest Required Disclosure Training.
    • What if I don't have any Outside Interests? provides instructions on completing a COI disclosure when you do not have any Significant Financial Interests (SFIs) or Significant Personal Interests (SPIs).
    • How do I add a project to my COI disclosure? provides instructions on how to manually add a non-sponsored research project to your COI disclosure.
    • The Consulting Agreement Addendum Template can be used as an addendum to any consulting agreement you sign or as guidance on common issues that may arise in a consulting arrangement that may relate to your university employment.  This Addendum is not legal advice or a substitute for legal advice from your attorney.

More information on Consulting Agreements is available on our Consulting Agreements webpage.

How do I get COI information?

  • Need COI Info? provides information on how to access the Research-Conflict of Interest Dashboard, available in UAccess Analytics, to get information such as disclosure and training statuses and project-based statuses.

Investigational New Drugs and Devices

More information on INDs and IDEs is available on our Investigational New Drug or Device Exemption webpage.

Licensing Intellectual Property

More information about licensing ABOR-owned Intellectual Property is available on our Licensing Intellectual Property webpage.