The University of Colorado Boulder’s Quality Assurance / Quality Improvement Program (QA/QI Program) is a function within the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) that works closely but independently from the other compliance offices within ORI (IACUC, COI, IRB, OEC, etc.). The program’s purpose and mission is to be a resource for the CU research community for help in nagivating the complex regulations and policies that shape and govern their research.


Ensuring research is being carried out according to plan and in compliance with policies and regulatory requirements.

► Reducing administrative burden by facilitating understanding and application of regulations and CU procedures.

Supporting excellend in research and intregrity of data with quality assurance practices.