Affiliate Your CITI Account with The University of Texas at Austin

If you have a CITI account with an institution other than The University of Texas at Austin, you may be able to apply some of your previously completed modules towards the University’s human subjects research training requirement by completing the steps below. The affiliation process will identify modules that apply, and which ones you must take to satisfy human subjects research training requirements for The University of Texas at Austin.

Steps to Affiliate with The University of Texas at Austin from an Exisiting CITI Account

Log in to your existing CITI account and navigate to the CITI Main Menu.

Expand the "Click here to affiliate with another institution" bar.

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Follow the "Click here to affiliate with another institution" link.

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Search for "University of Texas at Austin" from the list of Participating Institutions. Select "University of Texas at Austin" from the drop down list and click next.

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Provide the required information requested and click next.

You will now be directed to the CITI Main Menu. Expand the "University of Texas at Austin Courses" bar.

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On the expanded bar, follow the link to “Add a course or update your learner groups for University of Texas at Austin”.

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Question 1, “Select Curriculum - University of Texas at Austin:”

Choose "Human Subjects/IRB training"

Select "Next" to be directed to Question 4.

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Question 4, "Are you here for Human Subjects/IRB training?:"

Answer "Yes."

Select "Next" to be directed to Question 5.

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Question 5, "Please Select the Human Subjects / IRB training Course below:"

Select either "Biomedical Researchers" or "Social/Behavioral Researchers" (as appropriate to your field of study)

Select "Next" to continue.

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Be sure to register for the correct course. You will not receive credit in IRBaccess for the "IRB Member and Staff" course.

You will now be directed to the CITI Main Menu.

Select the blue bar for "University of Texas at Austin Courses." This will show the course that you selected.

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Select the course name in blue to reveal the remaining required modules that you must complete in order to receive completion credit for The University of Texas at Austin.

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You must complete all four (4) required modules and one (1) elective modules with an average quiz score of 80. The optional modules are offered for researchers who wish to learn more about the specific topics and do not count towards humans subjects research training credit.

Linking Completion Record to UT EID

When you affiliate with the University from your previous institution, your training records will NOT be linked to your UT EID and will not be added to University records. To link your CITI training records with your UT EID, email the following information to orsc@uts.cc.utexas.edu AFTER completing the above 10 steps.

  1. First and Last Name
  2. UT EID
  3. CITI Member ID number

Contact the Office of Research Support and Compliance at: orsc@uts.cc.utexas.edu  or 512-471-8871

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