eCOI

The 2017 eCOI disclosure will be available starting on April 17, 2017 at http://go.osu.edu/coi.

The Ohio State University requires certain faculty, staff members, and students to complete an annual financial disclosure to comply with federal conflict of interest (COI) regulations, accreditation requirements, and OSU faculty and staff COI policies.  The following faculty, staff, and students are required to complete the 2017 eCOI disclosure no later than May 17, 2017:

Faculty:

  • who have been identified as a project director, principal investigator, or senior/key personnel (including non-university employee consultants) on sponsored projects during the past 12 months;
  • who are investigators, senior, or key personnel on current Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), or Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) protocols during the past 12 months;
  • who received salary support during the past 12 months from specific federal grants or industry-sponsored projects, which require COI reporting;
  • who have fiduciary and financial responsibility for their units, college, or the university; and/or
  • Member physicians of The Ohio State University Faculty Group Practice.

Staff members, Administrators, and Students;

  • who participated as investigators, senior or key personnel on sponsored projects during the past 12 months;
  • who are investigators, senior or key personnel on current IRB, IACUC, or IBC protocols during the past 12 months;
  • who received salary support during the past 12 months from specific federal grants or industry-sponsored projects, which require COI reporting;
  • who have fiduciary and financial responsibility for their units, college, or the university; and/or
  • select staff from the OSU Wexner Medical Center.

Please note that the federal regulations and university policy require faculty, staff, and students to update their COI disclosures within thirty days of receiving any new financial interests.

Instructions

  • Sign onto the eCOI disclosure at http://go.osu.edu/coi using your OSU Internet Username (name.#) and password.
  • If you are a new user in the eCOI application, or your COI training requirement must be renewed, you will first be presented with information concerning university COI policy, federal requirements and the COI disclosure process.  After reviewing the introductory materials, click “Continue to Disclosure Form.”  You will be taken to the eCOI disclosure.  Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the form.
  • Any changes you make when completing the form are saved by clicking the “Save & Continue” buttons.
  • When you’re ready to submit, click the “Submit Disclosure”button at the bottom on the Overview & Confirmation page. Please note that your form will electronically route to your department chair or dean if you a researcher and have disclosed a significant financial interest, only after you click this “Submit Disclosure”
  • Once your chair or dean has reviewed and electronically signed your disclosure formit will route to the Office of Research Compliance for final review and electronic signature.

Assistance

  • Your OSU Internet Username (name.#) and password are required for login.  If you are not affiliated with The Ohio State University, contact the ORIS Help Desk to set up a Guest Account.
  • For assistance completing the eCOI disclosure, click the Instructions tab located at the top of the application or access a Step by Step Instruction Guide on using the eCOI application.
  • Help with regulatory or procedural issues is available by e-mail: ConflictInfo@osu.edu.
  • Technical assistance with the eCOI application is available at ORIS Help Desk.