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Annual Staff Conflict of Interest (COI) Approval Deadline Approaching April 15th!

Please review and approve your staff member's COI disclosures in the FASIS Self-Service Portal.

Quick steps for approving staff COI disclosures and the  COI Approver Tutorial contain instructions, system screenshots, and additional guidance.

Note: If you registered for FASIS Multi-Factor Authentication, your smartphone (or NU phone) is needed to verify your identity when accessing the FASIS Self-Service Portal.


2015 Annual Conflict of Interest (COI) Disclosure now open in FASIS! The annual disclosure is now available in the Conflict of Interest section of the FASIS Self-Service Portal. Instructions and guidance for accessing and completing the disclosure can be found here for faculty and here for staff. Please complete your disclosure by March 1, 2015.  If you registered for FASIS Multi-Factor Authentication, your smartphone (or NU phone) is needed to verify your identity when accessing the FASIS Self-Service Portal.


New Conflict of Interest Resource Available for Research Community! The Investigator One Page Guide  has been developed to aid researchers and research administrators in understanding the key aspects of the research-related COI process. Unlike the annual COI processes for faculty and staff that occur in February each year, the research-related process involves dynamic requirements that are ongoing between annual disclosure cycles. 

10/23/2014 Sunshine Act FAQs for Northwestern Faculty: How does the Physician Payment Sunshine Act impact Northwestern faculty?  Click here to learn more.

The Annual Faculty and Staff disclosure processes opened in FASIS, consolidating all of the annual COI requirements so that individuals with multiple roles can now meet all annual COI requirements simultaneouslyTo read about the changes to the annual disclosure process, click here!

Click here to access and complete your annual disclosure!


The new COI Portal debuted in FASIS.  For assistance with navigating the FASIS system, please see our Quick Tip Sheets for Investigators PDF and Administrators PDF


Announcement: NUCOI and OSR Brown Bag SessionCOI Dos and Don'ts: Avoid Having COI Issues Slip through the Cracks PDF


NUCOI Updates - system changes, new sponsors subject to COI regulations, and more! (7/16/13) PDF 


Policy and process changes regarding research COI disclosure frequency (6/4/13)PDF  


The Annual Staff COI Disclosure in FASIS is now open for staff!  Click here for more information


The Annual Faculty COI Disclosure in FASIS is now open for faculty with primary appointments in  Bienen, McCormick, Medill, NU-Q & WCAS!  Click here for more information.  


Faculty completing your annual faculty COI disclosures in your respective Schools: You can now easily access and view/print/save your most recently submitted COI disclosure in FASIS. Upon login to the FASIS COI system, select Conflict of Interest and then COI Disclosure for Research: you will then see an option and link to View/Print/Save Most Recent Sponsored Research Disclosure.    


 12/19/12 COI Policy and System Updates PDF  

Fall 2012

 NURAP Fall 2012 Newsletter: Vol. 4 Issue 1 - New Conflict of Interest Requirements Affecting Researchers