Conflicts of interest (COI)

New, Consolidated Disclosure System Now Available

eDisclosure is now available for conflict of interest (COI) submissions—annual disclosures and research certifications—and conflict of commitment (COC) form submissions.

For information on using eDisclosure, the following options are available:

Video Demos and Instructional Material: eDisclosure Information (NetID required)

REMINDER: Rollout of New Conflict of Interest/Commitment system

Implementing a New, Faster Conflict of Interest System

June 11 is the last day to submit Research Certifications and Annual Disclosures in the legacy COI Disclosure System.

Please note the following important dates in the implementation process:

Implementing a New, Faster Conflict of Interest System

The Conflict of Interest (COI) Program will launch a new system, eDisclosure, designed to make submitting COC Forms (Requests for Approval of Outside Employment and Commitments) easier and faster. For more information about the implementation process, please visit RII’s New Systems Information webpage.

New Systems Information for COI, COC, HSPP, and Proposals

Beginning this summer, the Office of Research, Innovation and Impact will sequentially roll out and upgrade new systems designed to make your work related to Conflict of Interest and Commitment matters, the Human Subjects Protection Program (HSPP), and research proposals much easier.

Adoption of Interim Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy

To: University Community
From: Conflict of Interest Program
Subject: Adoption of Interim Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy
Date: May 17, 2021

Notice of Policy Revision and Policy Repeal

Interim Conflicts of Interest & Commitment Policy

Rollout of new Conflict of Interest, Human Subjects Protection Program, and Research administration systems

Implementing New Systems to Make Your Work Easier

Beginning this summer, the Office of Research, Innovation and Impact will sequentially roll out and upgrade new systems designed to make your work related to Conflict of Interest and Commitment matters, the Human Subjects Protection Program (HSPP), and research proposals much easier. Because these changes are relevant to all of campus, from students to staff to faculty, please check your email inboxes in the coming weeks and months for information about training sessions and transitioning to the new systems.

Responsible Outside Interests Resources

The below resources are available to assist you in navigating the many facets of managing competing interests.

How often do I need to update by disclosure?

  • Within 30 days of Acquiring a New Interest: New significant financial interests and significant personal interests should be disclosed to the Office for Responsible Outside Interests within 30 days of acquiring a new interest by completing a new disclosure form.
  • Annually: Disclosure forms are required to be re-certified annually between June 1st and June 30th of every year even if the investigator has nothing new to report.
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