New Study Applications

Click on a review type to quickly locate the protocol application appropriate for your research project.

Remember, before submitting a new protocol application for IRB or IACUC review,

  • all investigators associated with a protocol MUST meet the training requirements necessary to conduct the research.
  • all additional forms required for your research project MUST be included in your submission.

For additional information on the protocol application requirements for IRB review, see Minimal Risk Research or Clinical Trials

IRB Minimal Risk Applications

Complete and submit this form to conduct human subject research for IRB exemption or expedited review. This type of research may involve surveys, questionnaires, non-invasive observation, or data collection. For joint protocol applications, go to Externally Affiliated Institutions and select the desired collaborative institution to ensure that you download and complete the proper forms.

 

Note: The fillable text fields and dropdown menus available in these forms require access to Microsoft Word 2010 or higher (these forms can also be completed using a Microsoft OneDrive account). If you do not have access to this software or are unable to access your university OneDrive account, Mac-friendly versions are available upon request.

 

IRB Greater than Minimal Risk Applications (Clinical Trials)

Complete and submit this form to conduct human subject research that is invasive and involves more than minimal risk meriting Convened Review. Some studies are clinical by design.

For joint protocol applications, go to Externally Affiliated Institutions and select the desired collaborative institution to ensure that you download and complete the proper forms.

IACUC Protocol Applications

Complete and submit this form to obtain initial approval from the IACUC to use animals in research, teaching, or training. Investigators must provide at least three (3) search engine references in the protocol such as AGRICOLA, Medline, BIOSIS, or Google Scholar. Please submit this form in Microsoft Word format - Do NOT convert to PDF.

For more information regarding congruency, please review the Protocol Submission Process