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VIII. Extending Access

For VDI users, access is renewed and extended on a yearly basis through the Annual Renewal process.

For Licensed users, access may be extended by providing the following 30 days prior to the expiration of the restricted data agreement:

  1. Detail of changes or modifications in the research and/or data security plans.
  2. Progress report, including a justification of why an extension is needed
  3. Copy of and citations for any papers, publications or presentations using the restricted data
  4. Proof of current federal funding
  5. Proof of current IRB approval (these must be renewed annually with local IRB throughout the course of the project; only a copy of the current renewal is needed)
  6. Updated list of authorized users under the agreement. A Supplemental User Agreement must be completed and signed for each new user. To remove an authorized user from your project, submit a Supplemental User Termination Form.
  7. Complete address information (state, city, street, building, office/room number) for data storage and access locations

If you have questions about the recertification process or have technical concerns related to your security plan, contact the HRS Restricted Data Applications Processing team.

Contact Information
Electronic Mail HRS Restricted Data Applications Processing (hrsrdaapplication@umich.edu)
Fax 734.647.1186
Postal Address HRS Restricted Data Application Processing
Survey Research Center
P.O. Box 1248
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106-1248
Courier Address HRS Restricted Data Application Processing
Survey Research Center
426 Thompson Street, Room 3410
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104-2321

Note: Include the HRS Project Number on all correspondence.