northwestern university research CCM | IACUC | INVO | IRB | OECC | ORC | ORD | ORI | ORIS | ORPAF | ORS | OSR

ISIS - Integrated Safety Information System

Log In to ISIS

ISIS is Northwestern University's online safety data management tool, which Principal Investigators (PIs) will use to submit applications and registrations for review. ISIS also builds a lab-specific Laboratory Safety Profile for each researcher and serves as an educational resource for PIs and laboratory workers.

Logging in from off campus? ISIS requires use of the Northwestern VPN for off-campus users.

Registering for ISIS (PIs only):

Send an email to with your name, your department, your anticipated date of arrival and a contact phone number and/or email address. The subject heading should read "ISIS Access Request." You will receive an email notification once you have been granted access to the system.

You may use the User Manual to navigate through ISIS or register for an orientation session. Sessions will usually run approximately an hour.


See: ISIS Frequently Asked Questions or contact your nearest ORS office (Chicago - x3-8300 / Evanston - x1-5581) if you have questions.


ISIS Orientation

ISIS User Manuals

Basic User Manual

Hazardous Waste Disposal Guide (Purple Guide)

Departmental, School and University Administrator Manual

ISIS "Quick Guides"

How to Add or Delete a Form

How to Add a Lab Worker

How to Add a Safety Designate

How to Change a Safety Designate

How to Close Out a Lab

How to Delete a Lab Worker

How to Delete a Safety Designate

How to Dispose of Lab Equipment

How to Edit Contact Information

How to Move a Lab

How to Print a Door Sign

How to Print an Alarm Notfication Sign

How to Request a Hazardous-Waste Pickup

How to Select PPE for Researchers

How to Update and Resubmit Your Lab Annual Review

How to Upload a Chemical Inventory

Northwestern University

Research Home  |  Research Administrative Offices  |

Office for Research - 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208-1108

The Office for Research promotes, facilitates, and enhances research at Northwestern University.

© 2007-2015 Northwestern University

Northwestern Home | World Wide Web Disclaimer | University Policy Statements