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The Office of Research Compliance (ORC) administratively supports the compliance oversight activities of the Human Studies Program, Animal Welfare Program, Biosafety Program, Research Integrity Program, and Animal Veterinary Services for institutions in the UH System.

For the University of Hawaii (UH) to conduct research and provide instruction to students, and for the system's institutions to receive federal awards, contracts, and government subsidies, UH is required to comply with federal agency assurances and licenses of registration.

University of Hawaii Assurances and Registrations

Federal Agency UH Compliance Program Document Institutional Identifier Expiration
Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) Human Studies Program Assurance 00003526 Sept. 20, 2018
PHS National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) Animal Welfare Program Assurance A3423-01 June 30, 2019
United States Dept. of Agriculture (USDA), Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Animal Welfare Program License of Facility Registration 95-R-0002 Nov. 29, 2019
NIH Office of Science Policy Biosafety Program Registration UHM* Oct. 10, 2018
HHS Office of Research Integrity (ORI) Research Integrity Program Assurance

0820003 [Hilo]

0820005 [Manoa]

Dec. 31, 2017
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) Animal & Veterinary Services  Accreditation

#001645 [JABSOM & CC only] 

July 1, 2017
Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) Human Studies Program Accreditation   March 12, 2020

*List of institutions with Institutional Biosafety Committees registered with the NIH Office of Biotechnology Activities