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On this page, you will find all of the forms that are needed to apply for, renew, modify, or close an IRB protocol, as well as templates for supplemental items that you might need to include with your IRB application. Forms are in PDF format and should be downloaded and then opened in Adobe Acrobat before being filled out (filling these out in one's browser or in another program may result in data loss). Templates and samples are in Word format, to permit researchers to modify them as needed.

Forms

IRB Application for Exempt Research
Use this form if your research is Exempt from review (see Review Categories)

IRB Application for Expedited Review
Use this form if your research can undergo Expedited review (see Review Categories)

IRB Application for Full Review
Use this form if your research must undergo Full review (see Review Categories)

IRB Revision
Use this form if you need to make substantive changes to an existing, approved, IRB protocol.

IRB Continuation
Use this form if you need to extend the closing date of an existing, approved, IRB protocol that is still current.

IRB Closure
Use this form to terminate an existing, approved, IRB protocol.

IRB Prisoner Checklist
Use this form if your research project involves prisoners as participants.

Templates

(Use these as models for items that you will use in your research, when required. If used, such items must be included with your IRB application when you submit it to the IRB).

IRB Sample Consent Form
Download and modify this sample consent form to fit your research project.

IRB Sample Debriefing Script
Download and modify this sample debriefing script if your study involves deception.

IRB Photo or Video Release Form
Download and modify this form if you plan to acquire video or still images of participants in a research project.