Research & Graduate Studies offers a variety of training that fulfills the compliance requirements articulated by legislation, regulation, or policy. These training opportunities are meant to ensure researchers are informed about laws, regulations, and professional standards applicable to their research area. Portland State University is committed to offering training that is targeted to meet regulatory and sponsor requirements that faculty members, researchers, administrators, and graduate students must meet when conducting sponsored research at Portland State.

Many required training courses for researchers are offered via the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). CITI is dedicated to serving the needs of colleges and governmental agencies as they foster integrity and professional advancement of their faculty members and learners. Instruction for how to use CITI to participate in individual training courses is available via the pages linked below.