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Policies and Forms

Lewis & Clark has a commitment to our faculty, staff, and sponsors that includes adopting policies and procedures for educating research personnel and promoting the appropriate and responsible conduct of research. The following policies are based on Federal guidelines.

Relevant Policies

Pre-Award Forms

  • Internal Policy Review Form
    Principal Investigators must comply with relevant federal requirements, award terms and conditions, and all applicable policies of Lewis & Clark. This form must be completed prior to submission of a proposal.

  • Preliminary Proposal Clearance Form
    Complete this form for approval to submit a preliminary proposal for external consideration.

Post-Award Forms

Relevant Lewis & Clark Committees

  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
    Animals which are used for research or instructional purposes, their acquisition, care, use, and disposal must be in compliance with current federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Lewis & Clark’s Public Health Service (PHS) Assurance number is A4746-01.  
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
    The Lewis & Clark Institutional Biosafety Committee oversees research involving recombinant DNA, synthetic nucleic acid molecules, and/or infectious agents/toxins performed at Lewis & Clark in order to protect the health and safety of employees and the public regarding such research.

  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
    The Human Subjects Research Committee is a specially constituted review body established or designated to protect the welfare of human subjects recruited to participate in biomedical or behavioral research. Lewis & Clark’s Federalwide Assurance (FWA) number is FWA00013631.

Online Training Modules and Instructions

Lewis & Clark subscribes to online training modules through the CITI Program - Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative.  Training courses on the Responsible Conduct of Research, Human Subjects Research, Animal Care and Use, and Conflict of Interest are available to all Lewis & Clark College faculty, staff, and students. Visit our CITI Training Instructions to learn how to create a CITI account and complete online training modules. 

Please contact the CAS Sponsored Research Office at with any questions.

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