Undergraduate Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

Undergraduate students participating in NSF, NIH, and USDA-NIFA sponsored research are required to be trained in the Responsible Conduct of Research. The training is valid for four years; students will be provided a completion certificate which they should provide to their supervisor.

Summer 2023 Undergraduate RCR Training

The Summer 2023 Undergraduate RCR training will be offered online. The training will be available from Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 12:01am to Friday, June 30, 2023 at 11:59pm. The course will be fully online via Brightspace and asynchronous.


Enrollment and training access will begin on June 1, 2023. This webpage will be kept up to date with all the details and enrollment information, and announcements will be shared campus wide.

When enrollment opens on June 1, 2023, students will enroll in the course via the following instructions:

Follow this direct link to self-enroll on Brightspace: Undergraduate RCR Training Summer 2023 Enrollment


Go to the Brightspace homepage, navigate to Discover, search for “Responsible Conduct of Research,” and enroll.

More Information

For more information about RCR in general, see Responsible Conduct of Research.

Please contact us with any questions about RCR, including questions about federal training requirements or access to the training.