SciShield (BioRAFT) Resources
Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I find SciShield? How can I log In?
SciSchield is located on your NYU Home homepage under the "academics" tab. You can also enter "nyu.bioraft.edu" from any search engine.
To sign in, use your NYU Net ID email and corresponding password.
You can access SciShield from any device (including your phone or tablet).
What do I do if SciShield does not appear in NYU Home?
All NYU student, faculty, and staff information is migrated into SciSchield from the NYU Registrar's Office every Wednesday night.
For more information about your access status, please email RLS@nyu.edu.
How can I resolve the error message that appears when I log in?
If you are viewing a message that reads:
- "General lab wizard not complete" - Your virtual lab set up will need to be completed. The PI should fill out the lab hazards, research focus, approve new members and assign job tasks. Refer to Additional QuickGuides for more details.
- " You are not assigned to a virtual lab" - You can assign yourself by using the Self-Register option OR your PI will need to assign you as a lab members within the virtual lab. Refer to Additional QuickGuides for more details.
How do I fix my access? I am unable to see certain features (i.e. ChemTracker).
If you are unable to see certain functionalities in the system please speak with your PI or group compliance liaison. They will need to update your access in the system. Refer to Lab Member Management for more details.
How do I take training courses in SciShield? Where are my training certificates?
Most safety training courses have asynchronous, online options through SciSchield. Select "Course Directory" under the "Trainings" drop-down menu on the left sidebar to view our entire selection.
In order to receive credit for a training course, select the "Next" button afterwards to send your results to SciShield. Refer to the Selecting the "Next" Button QuickGuide for more details.
If you are having issues accessing the "Next" button, please contact RLS@nyu.edu.
To access your training certificates, select "My Account" in the left sidebar and then click on "My Profile". From here, select "Training" at the top of the screen to see your training certificates.
Refer to Safety Trainings for more details.