View DUA process guidance on the Office of the Vice Provost for Research website.

In support of this guidance, Harvard researchers can submit and manage Data Use Agreement (DUA) requests through an online system.  Information about the DUA System, including process support, system guidance, and training will be regularly updated here, as it is available.  Also visit:
• Harvard Chan School of Public Health - SPA office
• Harvard Medical School/School of Dental Medicine- ORA office
• All other Harvard Schools - OSP office
• University-wide: Research Data Management at Harvard

This page provides the following information

How To Icon Job Aids
Click the Job Aids heading here to view guidance on how to complete steps in Agreements.

Class Registration Icon Information Sessions
Click the Information Sessions heading here to view the schedule and register for Research Administration and Compliance Suite Office Hours.

System Status Icon System Status
Information about expected Agreements system availability and updates is listed on the right side of this page.


Please direct any questions about the Agreements-DUA system to the Agreements Help Team at

System Downtime Schedule

Regular Maintenance
The system is expected to be unavailable at the following times:

  • Weekly- Sunday: 7:00pm ET to 9:00pm ET
    Weekly maintenence will bring the suite offline at 7:00pm ET and complete within this window of time each Sunday.
  • Monthly- Third Saturday each month: 6:30pm ET to 12:30am ET
    Reserved for additional background updates, making the suite unavailable for a brief period of time within the window.