SONA Researcher Accounts

You MUST be at least 18 years old to use the SONA system. By accessing the SONA system, you are acknowledging that you are at least 18 years old.

Creating a Researcher or PI account in the SONA system:

  1. ​​Read the SONA Rules & Regulations packet, which details procedures that all researchers and PIs are required to follow to ensure that all participants are treated with respect, and that educational goals of the research requirement are met.
  2. Complete the Online Human Subjects Compliance Tutorial and download a PDF of your training certificate
  3. Complete the Subject Pool Use Quiz, which includes providing some basic information and uploading a PDF of the training certificate obtained in step 2

Upon successful completion of the Subject Pool Use Quiz, the SONA administrator will be automatically notified via email. If you do not receive an email from the SONA system within one week of completing the quiz, please contact the SONA administrator at

Any questions or issues can be directed to the SONA administrator at