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How to Request to Use the DOS BDAC Contract

  • Go to the CTR Portal, http://z.umn.edu/ctsirequest

  • Sign-in with your x500 username and password


      At present, you will need to login on a computer connected to the UMN network either on-campus or via VPN. (If you receive an 'Access Forbidden' error, please contact the UMN Technology Help line, at 612-301-4357, for assistance in obtaining VPN access.)

  • Select 'New Request' in the upper right

  •  Search for your project

    • *If it is a new project, you will select 'No the project doesn't yet exist' and you will be prompted to enter the project title, the PI information, and a Dept ID billing code (Please use Dept ID 11880).

  • Click 'Proceed to the next step'

  • Choose 'Yes I would' from the pop-up to request service

  • Then select the button on the next page that reads, 'Biostatistical and Data Management Support'. 

  • Answer the remaining questions as completely as you can.

  • For the section regarding funding source, you will need to select the following to access DoS contracted time:

    •  "Non Federal" and then "Departmental Contract" and then "Surgery"

  • At the bottom of the form request to work with Qi Wang.

  • Submit the form upon completion.

Once your request has been submitted, BDAC will review the request from the portal and route for approval from DOS leadership.  Once BDAC receives the approval to utilize the DOS/BDAC contract for the proposed project, BDAC will assign a statistician.  The BDAC statistician will work directly with the faculty member on the request moving forward.

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Contracting with BDAC Directly

Request biostatistical support directly on the BDAC website