RCR Training

1. Go to the CITI Program Homepage.
2. Click on the “Register” button in the “Create and Account” box or choose “Register” in the top right corner.

3. Type “Santa Cruz” in the “Select Your Organization Affiliation” box. Select “University of California, Santa Cruz”. Click “Continue to Step 2”.
4. Complete the “Personal Information” section.
5. Create a username and password.

6. Answer the questions about your country of residence, gender, ethnicity, and race in the following page.
You can choose “prefer not to answer”.


7. Answer “No” to the Continuing Education Unit (CEU) question.

8. Answer the UCSC-specific questions (e.g. employee/student ID, role in research, etc.). NOTE: You are NOT required to use a UCSC email address.

9. Select “Responsible Conduct of Research” from the list of courses, then click “Next”.

10. From the list of RCR courses, choose the course most relevant to your area of study.

11. Select whether or not you would like to take the Plagiarism module.

12. You can now begin taking courses. To add more courses, click on “Add a Course or Update Learner Groups”.