Exempt and Expedited applications are reviewed weekly. Protocols are sent to reviewers as soon as they are received. First review can be expected within one week of receipt.

Full Review protocols are reviewed monthly. Our meetings our scheduled for the second Friday of every month. Protocols must be in by the first Friday of each month to be reviewed at that monthly meeting.

Contact the IRB Office at 520-4181 or e-mail at for deadlines.


We recommend that you read the information (policies, regulations, etc.) at before completing your application. It will give you background information and detail on regulations and how the board operates.

Please use typesize no smaller than 12pt throughout your application. Small type may make it difficult for reviewers to read the application and for subjects to read the consent form or information sheet.

If you have any questions or problems with formatting you may contact the office staff (Erika Zynda) at 520-4181 or e-mail at Also, we would welcome comments on how to make the forms easier to use.