Important Updates & Deadlines

Cayuse is now being used for all grant submissions both internal and external.  It is also being used for all IRB protocol submissions.  Use your Net ID with all lower case letters to sign in.  Training session sign-up is available at
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Cayuse IRB will be unavailable from 7pm to 9pm on Tuesday, May 22nd due to an upgrade.

The Training & Workshop page contains a test site for Cayuse and link to CITI training.   (Link is also below.) 

CITI Training is mandatory for all IRB and IACUC protocols.  

CITI Program

Please note that you will not be able to enter Cayuse IRB for at least 48 business hours after completing CITI training.


Carol Katch

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Compliance Officer
Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Carol began working at UW-Whitewater in March of 2013 as an IRB and IACUC Administrator and Administrative Assistant.

Over the past four years her position has grown to include the oversight and implementation of all institutional policies regarding research related compliance.  These include the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the protection of human subjects, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), Conflict of Interest (COI), and Export Controls.

Her daily duties include review of all IRB and IACUC protocols to ensure they are complete and accurate.  Establishing initial assessment for protocol classification and passing recommendations onto the appropriate board/committee.  She is responsible for all aspects of IRB and IACUC protocol administration, including all correspondence with Principal Investigators and Student, reminders, maintenance, closing, archiving and auditing.  This also includes establishing that all activities with the IRB and IACUC programs within the University are in compliance with Federal, State, and University policies.

In addition, staying abreast of changes in federal regulations (NIH, USDA, etc.) which may affect research practices at the University and seeing that these updates and changes in regulations and policies are communicated across the UW-Whitewater campus.



Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
800 West Main Street
2243 Andersen Library
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790


Phone: 262-472-5212
Fax: 262-472-5214