Registering as a new user on CITI: Instructions for Human Subjects, Animal, or Biosafety Training

Getting Started

Regardless of the type of training you need, please complete all of the following steps

Go to and click the “Register” button.

Step 1

  • In the search box, find “North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University.
  • Click “Continue to Step 2.”

Steps 2, 3, and 4

  • Enter the requested information for each screen.
  • Click “Continue to Step __ “ at the bottom of each screen.

Step 5

  • Answer “No” in the first gray box.
  • Skip the second gray box.
  • Choose an answer for the last gray box.
  • Click “Continue to Step 6.”

Step 6

  • Complete the information. Note: You only need to complete the items marked by a red asterisk.
  • Click “Continue to Step 7.”

Step 7

  • Question 1:  Choose “Social Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel” (even if you will not be conducting human subjects research).
  • Question 2: Choose “N/A.”
  • Question 3: Skip
  • Question 4: Skip
  • Question 5:Skip if you will NOT be working with animals. If you will be working with animals, follow these steps:
    1. Click the first box, which says “’Working with the IACUC Course’ is required if you plan to use lab animals in your work.”
    2. Read the third check box and check if appropriate.
    3. Under “Species Specific Modules,” choose ALL types of species you will work with or MAY work with in the immediate future.
  • Question 6: There is no question 6.
  • Question 7: Skip.
  • Question 8: If you need biosafety training, click “Biosafety Training for Researchers.”

Last Step

  • Click “Complete Registration.”
  • Your registration is complete. Please click “Finalize registration.”

To access your courses

Click the blue bar that says “North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University Courses.” You do NOT have to complete every course, only the ones that are relevant to your research, as follows:

  • Human Subjects Researchers: Please complete “Social Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel.”
  • Animal Researchers: Please complete “Investigators, Staff and Students” and the appropriate species-specific modules(s).
  • Biosafety Training: Please complete “Biosafety Training for Researchers.”