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Guidance, Education,
and Resources

for research teams and scholars
across the University of Utah

The mission of the University of Utah’s Office of Quality Compliance (OQC) is to facilitate ethical, efficient and high-quality research, and protect overall data integrity.

We are here to:

  • Assist faculty and research staff in performing Self-Assessments about their studies and protocol activities
  • Conduct Research Climate Assessments to optimize study team performance
  • Perform Best Practice Reviews when needed
  • Lead the Research Quality Compliance Network, a University-wide collaboration of people working in research compliance




The Office of Quality Compliance conducts Self-Assessments, Research Climate Assessments, and Best Practice Reviews.



Standard Operating Procedures

SOPs are used to help ensure consistency and compliance in the conduct of clinical research and standardized processes.




Guidance Documents

Guidance documents are supportive documents that give instruction for a specific procedure or provide direction.




Templates to assist study teams with research activities.




Research Quality Compliance Network

Forum for educational events and for those involved in research to network with their peers. Resources

Account requests and resources for users.





Last Updated: 2/26/24