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RCR Course

The OVPR offers RCR training courses. Enrollment is on a first come-first served basis.  While all trainees are encouraged to enroll, priority will be given to those who need this training as part of a grant requirement. This course meets the requirements of both NSF and NIH RCR training.

Fall 2017 Course Dates

There are four sessions over the course of four weeks (one session per week); each session is for 2 ½ hours (with a few mini breaks in between lessons). Attendance to all four sessions totaling 10 hours is required for certification.

The Boston sessions run 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM and the Medford sessions from 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM.


Boston Campus
75 Kneeland St.
Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Room #927
Medford Campus
35 Professors Row
Tisch Library
November 28
November 30
December 5
December 7
December 12
December 14
December 19
December 21

Please Note: Each individual is reminded to please keep a copy of his/her certificate of completion. Principal Investigators are required to retain a copy of education certificates for all research team members; these documents are subject to audit.

Please contact to request enrollment or for additional information.  The course syllabus will be provided in advance of the first course dates.

Online Training

This online training program only fulfills specific grant requirements. Please see additional information provided below.

  • For online training institutional instructions, click here.
  • Funding agency requirements can be found below:
    • For NIH requirements, click here.
    • For NSF requirements, click here.
    • For NSF RCR FAQs, click here.