COI: L&S OAR Review Process

This document provides an overview of the process of review for yearly outside activities reports (OARs) within the UW-Madison College of Letters and Sciences.

Following submission, Outside Activity Reports (OARs) go through several levels of review by different campus organizations. 

Significant Financial Interest (SFI)

A SFI includes the following interests of an investigator:

SFI do not include the following:

If a Significant Financial Interest (SFI) is identified by the COI Program, the OAR/SFI is then reviewed by the UW-Madison COI Committee. More information on the review of SFIs and the COI Committee may be found COI in L&S: Conflict of Interest Committee .