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Accessing the CITI Site for the First Time

MIT utilizes the CITI program for training on: Ethical Use of Human Subjects in Research, Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC – known at MIT as the CAC (Committee on Animal Care)).

  • You must log into training through MIT’s website to ensure that you are properly associated with MIT and your training records are transferred.
  • You will need an MIT personal certificate for authentication.
  • Enter your MIT ID into the "CITI InstPersonID" so that completions will transfer.

You may access the CITI site by going to:

  1. Select a Security Question, input a corresponding Security Answer, and click Update.
    Security Question update page.  Enter security question in text box on the left and answer in text box to the right.  Press update once you have finished.
  2. Verify your My Profile information and click Massachusetts Institute of Technology Profile.
    "CITI Profile is displayed.  At the bottom of the page
  3. Complete all the fields with a red * at a minimum and click Update.
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology profile is open.  Prompt is displayed to fill in the empty text boxes with the required information to complete the profile.
  4. Click Massachusetts Institute of Technology Courses.
    "Main Menu.  Displays 3 tabs: 'Massachusetts Institute of Technology Courses'
  5. Click Add a Course or Update Learner Groups.
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology Courses tab is open with several options.  The first one reads 'Add a Course or Update Learner Groups'
  6. Note that the IACUC courses start with Question 6, the Red section.
    "'Select Curriculum page.  Instructions for selecting course appear at the top.  In order to register for the IACUC courses
  7. Scroll down to Question 6, select all appropriate courses pertaining to your research and click Submit.
    Question 6 section is displayed.  These are about Laboratory Animal Research.  Complete them according to your research.

*If your training is not listed, if MIT profile information field is empty, or if there is no InstPersonID, please email and include screenshots.


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July 13, 2018

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