CITI Online Training in Human Subjects Protection

Researchers working with human subjects must complete training in the protection of human research subjects.   Online CITI training available at

Step-by-step instructions to access this training free-of-charge:

  1. Go to the CITI website at:  and click to register as a new user.
  2. On the next page, under “Organization Affiliation” select type “University of Washington” and select it as your affiliation. Click “Continue to Step ”
  3. Type your first and last name and email address. Click “Continue to Step ”
  4. Select your User Name, Password and Security Question. Click “Continue to Step ”
  5. Answer CITI data questions. Click “Continue to Step ”
  6. Answer Continuing Education Unit (CEU) questions. Click “Continue to Step ”
  7. Answer required questions.  Click “Continue to Step ”
  8. Answer subsequent two screens (pages) of CITI questions. Click “Next.”
  9. Proceed to “Basic Course in the Protection of Human Research Subjects”.
  10. After you complete the on-line CITI training, be sure to print out a completion certificate.