RASCAL is Columbia's research compliance and administrative tracking system.

RASCAL can be accessed at rascal.columbia.edu using your UNI and associated password. RASCAL is used for:

  • Online training courses related to research safety and compliance
  • Tracking of training certifications by Environmental Health and Safety, Radiation Safety, and other offices
  • Submission of hazardous material appendices to Environmental Health and Safety
  • Submission of animal research protocols to IACUC
  • Submission of human research protocols to the IRB
  • Conflict of interest disclosures
  • Grant proposal tracking and approvals