Office for Research Protections and Compliance


ORPC Annual Reports


The Office of Research Protections and Compliance (ORPC) provides a centralized resource to ensure UMBC conducts its research activities in a manner consistent with federal, state and institutional regulatory requirements. ORPC works with the UMBC community to follow the highest ethical standards governing research activities and achieve compliance in areas such as human subjects protection, animal care and use, responsible conduct of research, conflicts of interest, export control, etc.   Please visit our site for information, news, and events related to research compliance. Also, please browse the below links to obtain information about regulations, procedures, forms, and training. 


Animal Care & Use

Biosafety / Recombinant DNA Use

Conflicts of Interest and Commitment

Data Management

Education and Training

Export Control Management

Human Subjects

Responsible Conduct of Research / Research Integrity

Resources for Columbus Center faculty and staff