Safety and Compliance

Colorado State University is dedicated to the highest standards of research integrity and compliance. On this page you will find links to key research compliance topics as well as other important resources.

CSU Research Safety Culture

The Biosafety Office trains and advises the CSU research community on identifying biological hazards, mitigating risks, and adhering to federal, state, and local safety guidelines and regulations.

Lab Animal Resources oversees the care and management of animals used in research and teaching. We collaborate with investigators to meet their research needs by providing a full-spectrum of animal care and related services.

The Research Integrity & Compliance Review Office (RICRO) provides assistance to researchers, staff, and the faculty oversight committees in maintaining an ethical environment for activities in research and teaching.

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) ensures the university complies with the federal regulations governing review of research that involves human subjects.

Secure and Global Research navigates federal regulations related to export controls, controlled unclassified information, classified research and common access cards.