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Oklahoma State University
University Research Compliance

A unit in the Division of the Vice President for Research

Conflict of Interest

All administrators, faculty, staff, post-doctoral fellows and students who apply for, receive or serve as key personnel on a sponsored program must submit a disclosure questionnaire via the COI-Smart system before proposal submission at least annually during the period of award. Updates to Disclosures must be submitted within 30 days of discovering or acquiring a new financial interest.


OSU persons who do not apply for, receive, or serve as key personnel on sponsored programs must promptly submit to their supervisor the OSU General COI form if they have a potential or actual conflict of interest. 

Click Here To Submit a Disclosure

Please read the Memorandum from Provost Mendez to campus.

Research Conflict of Interest Officer

Dawn Underwood, PhD
Associate Vice President for Research
216 Scott Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078
Office: 405.744.0405


Administrative Contact

Mindy James, PhD
Director of Research Compliance
209 Scott Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078
Office: 405.744.3203