Subject to Review

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Projects subject to IRB review

The IRB conducts three types of reviews depending on the nature and scope of your research project. The timeframe for review and required accompanying material depends on the type of review.

Below is a link to a full description of each type of IRB review and its related application form.

  • Exemptions — only statutorily defined exempted research.  Review process will take approximately seven calendar days.
  • Expedited review — list of certain kinds of research involving no more than minimal risk, or for minor changes in already-approved research. Review process will take approximately seven calendar days.
  • Full-Board review — all other federally supported research involving human subjects. Review process will take approximately thirty calendar days.