Florida Atlantic University's IACUC conducts on-line training/certification through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) website:
Resources to navigating CITI: ACT Course Selection Tool
To help FAU researchers identify which CITI training courses they are required to take, we developed this tool,
Advice for Compliance Training (ACT).
Answer a series of questions about your research, and you will receive a list of required courses that you need to take through the CITI portal. This is a resource to assist you navigate the CITI training courses.
Instructions for CITI Learners
CITI Login and Registration Page
Once you know which training course you need to complete, you need to access the CITI portal to complete the required training.
Note: The CITI portal is a protected site. If you are a new learner at a participating organization you must register to create your own username and password and gain access to the site.
2. After Registering, enroll in your course(s)
Note: Animal Users start at question number 7 IACUC Lab Animal Welfare Course
NOTE: All CITI course offerings are on a three-year renewal cycle.
- Go to
- As a new user, click on Register Here to register for the training course.
- For question number one select Florida Atlantic University from the participating institutions and click Submit. Note: It is important to select FAU from this list; each institution has customized the training modules as appropriate for their needs.
- Create a unique username, password, security question and answer.
- Enter the information requested.
This means that a refresher course will be due three years after you first complete a course. CITI will send you emails to remind you when a refresher course is due. It is important to adjust your email privacy settings so that you can receive these important emails.
All animal users must complete the course entitled “Mandatory general training for all animal users".
Completion of additional courses is dependent on your area of research (lab, biomedical, field etc.), species you are working with and procedures being used.