Office of Research Protections & Compliance

The Office of Research Protections and Compliance (ORPC) provides a centralized resource to ensure UMBC conducts its research activities in a manner consistent with federal, state and institutional regulatory requirements.

Please click on the appropriate links below to obtain information about the various regulations, procedures, forms, and training related to research compliance. For assistance and to answer any questions, please do not hesitate to contact any of the ORPC staff.


Animal Care & Use

Biosafety / Institutional Biosafety Committee

Campus Closure Business Continuity during Emergencies

Conflicts of Interest and Commitment

Compliance Committee Meeting Dates

Education and Training via CITI

Export Control Management

Human Subjects

Research compliance feedback and reporting research concerns

Responsible Conduct of Research / Research Integrity

Resources for IMET faculty and staff

USM IRB Review of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Research


For more information, please contact ORPC:

Email: / Phone: 410-455-2737

Visit us on campus in the Engineering Building, Room 329

A cloud-based electronic research administration tool. Use Kuali for all your conflicts of interest disclosures and protocol submissions.
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