Office of Research Forms - Office of Research


Access the Applicable Forms for Research Activities at UC Davis:

For additional information contact the responsible OR unit.


Animal Care & Use

Oversight of Animal Care and Use (including the UC Davis IACUC) is the responsibility of UC Davis Safety Services.

Biological Safety/ Biohazard Use

Oversight of the use of infectious biological agents, recombinant DNA/RNA, and the propagation and release of recombinant organisms including plants, animals and microbial agents is the responsibility of UC Davis Safety Services.

Contract & Grant Administration (Sponsored Programs)

Sponsored Programs provides administrative support on issues pertaining to contract and grant administration. Below are forms and templates to assist in the preparation of proposals and management of awards.

  • Cayuse SP – Internal Processing Form – Select Cayuse SP
    • Instructions (PDF)
  • Cayuse SP – Role Delegation Authorization Form (PDF)
  • Form 105: Request for Exception to Policy on Eligibility to Undertake Sponsored Research/Other Sponsored Activity (PDF)
  • Form 205A: Sample Cover Page (PDF)
  • Budget Templates
  • Protocol Certification Form (PDF)
  • Human Fetal Tissue (HFT) blank IRB approved Consent Form for NIH Funded Research (PDF)
  • AB 20: Model Contract Language for Contracts with State of California Agencies
  • FDP Subrecipient Pilot – Letter of Intent/Commitment Form (PDF)
    • Use when UC Davis is the Subrecipient Organization
  • Forms for (outgoing) Subawards (Visit the Subawards section for instructions)
    • PI/Department Checklist (PDF)
    • Subrecipient or Contractor (Vendor) Guidance (PDF)
    • Subaward Request Form (PDF)
      • Instruction for Completing the Subaward Request Form (PDF)
    • Commitment Form(s)
      • Subrecipient Commitment Form (PDF)
      • FDP Subrecipient Pilot – Supplemental Project Information Form (PDF)
      • Multiple Campus Award (MCA) Commitment Form (PDF)
    • Sole Source Justification Form (PDF)
    • Mini Audit Questionnaire (PDF)
    • Financial Disclosure Form – Non PHS (PDF)
    • PHS Financial Disclosure Form (PDF)
  •  Research Agreement Template for Projects Sponsored by For-Profit Entities (PDF)

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Export Control

The Research Compliance & Integrity unit provides administrative support on issues pertaining to export control.

  • I-129 Attestation Form (PDF)
    • Supplement to the I-129 Attestation Form (PDF)

Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research

The Conflict of Interest Committee (COIC), with support from the Research Compliance & Integrity (RCI) Unit, reviews investigator disclosures of outside financial interests, determines with the outside interest(s) constitute a real or apparent conflict of interest (financial conflicts of interest), and recommends to the Vice Chancellor of Research a plan to manage conflicts.

The Electronic Conflict of Interest (eCOI) system is for filing all financial disclosures: 700-U, Form 800, PHS Form, Supplemental Form. Paper forms will not be accepted.

Access eCOI System Here

Selecting the Correct Form

  • 700-U:  State of California form used to report outside Financial Interests when research is sponsored or supported by non-governmental entities (e.g. private entities).
    • Do not submit this form if State of California has exempted the sponsor (please see list of exempt sponsors).
  • Form 800:  To report outside financial interests when research is sponsored by all governmental entities (e.g. NSF, CIRM) (except PHS) and all non-PHS funded human subject research.
  • Supplemental Form: Required when a 700-U (if you answered yes to any question) or Form 800 (if you answered yes to the disclosure question) is “positive”.
  • PHS Form: To report outside financial interests sponsored by PHS entities (e.g. NIH).
    • Please see the list of sponsors that require compliance for PHS Regulations.

Human Anatomical Specimen and Tissue

The Research Compliance & Integrity unit provides administrative support to the Human Anatomical Specimen and Tissue Oversight Committee (HASTOC).

    • An Anatomical Materials Request Application (AMRA) must be submitted to the Body Donation Program for review and approval in order to obtain an anatomical specimen. Please contact the Body Donation Program.

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IRB Administration

The IRB Administration provides administrative support on issues pertaining to human research protection and supports the UC Davis Institutional Review Board (IRB). UC Davis has adopted a Human Research Protection Program Plan that outlines our responsibility to the UC Davis research community. View our Standard Operating Procedures here.

Researcher Use

The IRB has created an Investigator Manual that outlines the duties and responsibilities of investigators engaged in human subjects research at the University of California, Davis. The IRB requires that all first time and current principal investigators to review and utilize this manual before and during their research. UC Davis has adopted a Human Research Protection Program Plan that outlines our responsibility to the UC Davis research community.  View our Standard Operating Procedures here.

IRBNet – Online Submission Process

The IRB has adopted the IRBNet suite of tools, accessible via the internet, bringing electronic protocol management, on-line submission and many other important research oversight features to the University of California, Davis research community. For more information visit our IRBNet webpage


Forms are also located in IRBNet within the “Forms and Templates” section.

HIPAA Authorization Version 2017 is required for studies initially approved on or after June 1, 2018

NOTE: Do not include the HIPAA Authorization in Submissions to the IRB. For any questions regarding HIPAA Authorizations, please contact the Compliance Department.


Templates are also located in IRBNet within the “Forms and Templates” section.


For IRB Administration

NOTE: Do not include worksheets and checklists in Submissions to the IRB.



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Intellectual Property Management (InnovationAccess)

InnovationAccess provides administrative support on issues pertaining to intellectual property management.

  • Inventor/Author Statement Concerning Involvement in Licensing Decisions (Form TT-100) (to identify potential conflicts of interest they may have in negotiations to license their inventions from the University) (DOC | PDF)
  • Material Transfer, Data Transfer or Confidentiality Agreement Request Form (DOC)
  • Photocopier Copyright Notification Sign (DOC)
  • Proposal to Distribute Copyright-Protected Work Created Under University Auspices (DOC | PDF)
  • Record of Invention (ROI) Disclosure Form (DOC | PDF)
  • ROI Additional Inventor Signature Page (DOC | PDF)
  • UC Davis Exclusive Patent License – sample only (PDF)
  • UC Davis Bilateral Confidentiality Agreement – sample only (PDF)
  • UC Patent Acknowledgment (rev. 2/2011)

Interdisciplinary Research Support (IRS) Assistance

The Interdisciplinary Research Support unit coordinates the development and preparation of interdisciplinary research activities.

Requests for Office of Research Funding:

The Business & Finance unit administers Office of Research funding programs.

  • Internal Research Funding (DOCX)
  • Catastrophic Repair Request Checklist (PDF)

Stem Cell Research

The Research Compliance & Integrity unit provides administrative support on issues pertaining to stem cell research and supports the Stem Cell Research Oversight committee.

  • Application to Conduct Human Stem Cell Research (DOC)
  • Request for Protocol Amendment (PDF)
  • Report of Unforeseen Issues Involving Research with Human Embryonic Stem Cells (DOC)

Training & Education Certification Form

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