Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) is an important aspect of being an effective scholar. The federal government mandates that every US university holds RCR training for graduate students and scholars.
Yes, all graduate students need to take basic training—even if they’re also required to take advanced training.
Students can check their current training status on their degree completion timeline found in MyMichiganTech.
For basic RCR training questions, contact the Graduate School.
For advanced RCR training questions, contact the Research Integrity Office
If you enrolled before Spring 2013 and are funded by an external sponsor then yes.
If you enrolled in Spring 2013 or later, then yes, regardless of funding sources.
Please contact the Research Integrity Office