Policies and GuidelinesRegulatory CommitteesTraining
Role of a Principal Investigator information outlines the responsibilities of a Principal Investigator and who is eligible to serve as a PI.

IRB is charged to review, approve initiation of, and conduct periodic reviews of research projects that involve human participants.

IRB Chair: Katrina Bulkley

Required Responsible Conduct of Research Certification
All personnel funded on 1)USDA/NIFA awards or 2)students funded NSF grants must complete the attached responsible conduct of research training online module as soon as a grant is awarded to MSU.

Financial Conflict of Interest Policy This policy applies to Montclair State University faculty, staff and students, and any other University Investigators, who are responsible for the design, conduct and reporting of research funded or proposed for funding by the federal government.

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

IACUC Chair: Lisa Hazard

Protecting Human Research Participants All faculty, staff or students conducting IRB approved research must complete this online training.
Guidelines on Responsible Conduct of Research Training for NSF awardees establishes the minimum RCR training requirements for postdocs, and undergraduate and graduate students who are supported, i.e., stipend, tuition and fees, or travel support, by NSF and certain other funding agencies.
Institutional BioSafety Committee Financial Conflict of Interest Policy All Investigators involved in PHS funded programs must complete training in financial conflict of interest.
Copyright Ownership    
Policy for Review, Submission, Signature and Management of Grants, Contracts and Cooperative Agreements    

For more information regarding Research Compliance at Montclair State University, please contact the Compliance Officer at