Last Updated: March 18, 2021

On this page you will find answers to commonly asked questions pertaining to Cornell COI office function during the COVID-19 pandemic


A; Yes.  The COI staff is functioning remotely during regular business hours

A: The easiest way to contact the COI office is by emailing You can also find contact information for specific COI staff on our website. COI staff are responding to emails during regular business hours, and we are also happy to arrange phone calls or Zoom meetings as needed.

A: Yes, the COI office is still reviewing reports.

A: Yes. Even if your research is paused for the time being, you need to complete your annual COI report and make any necessary updates throughout the year. The 2021 annual COI reporting cycle will begin on April 6th, and all reports must be submitted by 10 am on May 10th.