Research Integrity CITI Program

Agnes Scott College is committed to the ethical conduct of research and promotes an active adherence to the ethical principles and professional standards essential for the responsible practice of research on our campus.  ASC subscribes to the CITI Program to provide education about research compliance issues for the entire campus community. 

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) for those already registered


Instructions for registering for the CITI program

On the CITI home page, in the top, right-hand corner, click "Register."

In the "Search for organization" box, type "Agnes."

Select "Agnes Scott College" from the list that appears below the box.

Click "Continue to Step 2."

Enter the required information using an Agnes Scott email address (_____@agnesscott.edu) as the primary email address.

Enter a personal email address that can be used as a back-up address and will be available after leaving Agnes Scott College.

Click "Continue to Step 3."

Create a User Name, Password, and Security Question.

Be sure to remember what you create here, because you will need it again later, and this will be your Log In information even after you leave Agnes Scott College. Students will be able to affiliate with another institution and have their scores transfer when they go to graduate school.

Click "Continue to Step 4."

Answer the demographic questions.

Click "Continue to Step 5."

Answer the questions about Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit. (Most students will answer "no.")

Click "Continue to Step 6."

Enter the required fields and any optional fields you would like to complete. The most important field is the "Role in research" field.

Most Agnes Scott students will select the "Student Researcher - Undergraduate" role from the drop-down list. Other potential options are "Student Researcher - Graduate," "Lab. Research Staff," and "Research Assistant."

Agnes Scott staff and faculty will select one of the other roles from the drop-down list.

Click "Continue to Step 7."

In step 7, you must select your curriculum.
1. For question #1, the Human Subjects question, most students will select either "Biomedical" or "Social & Behavioral."
2. For question #2, the Good Clinical Practice question, choose all that apply. Students in the Post-Bac Pre-Med Program will need to take this course.
3. For question #3, choose "all learners."
4. For question #4, the RCR question, choose any answer except "not at this time" from this list:
        • Biomedical Responsible Conduct of Research Course
        • Social and Behavioral Responsible Conduct of Research Course
        • Physical Science Responsible Conduct of Research Course
        • Humanities Responsible Conduct of Research Course
        • Responsible Conduct of Research for Engineers
        • Responsible Conduct of Research for Administrators
        • Not at this time
5. For question #5, choose the most appropriate answer from the list. "Not at this time" is an acceptable answer for question #5.Click "Complete Registration."

Click "Finalize Registration."

You are now ready to begin completing the course.

For every course, you have the option of completing a "pre-course assessment." You may skip this step and go straight to the training course, if you prefer.

Additional Information is available here:  https://www.citiprogram.org/citidocuments/citiinstructions.htm