Division of Research Safety

A unit of the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation

University of Illinois

Promoting a culture of safety through the implementation and oversight of comprehensive safety programs, building partnerships, and providing key services.


All faculty, staff, and students are required to be tested for COVID-19 if they are on campus. Saliva-based testing is now available.

DRS has launched a new training, COVID-19 SafetyTraning. The training provides basic COVID-19 safety information for everyone working on campus. It can be accessed by clicking here.

State and federal rules require labels on hazardous waste containers. The Division of Research Safety has developed container tags that satisfy the new rules. You can download the new tags here.