On this page, you will find all of the forms that are needed to apply for, renew, modify, or close an IRB protocol.  All documents are Microsoft Word documents (.docx) and should be downloaded and edited before submitting them to the IRB.

The IRB meets on the first Monday of every month during the academic year.  In order to be added to the agenda of an upcoming IRB meeting, your proposal must be received at least 14 days prior to the meeting.  For instance, in order for your proposal to be eligible for review at the May. 20, 2013 meeting, it must be received by the IRB no later than April. 29, 2013.

IRB Submission Checklist

Use this checklist to ensure that you correctly apply for IRB approval for your research.

Application Forms

IRB Application
Use this form to apply for IRB approval of a new research study.

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.

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 and Samples

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

IRB Sample Verbal Consent Script
Download and modify this sample verbal consent script if obtaining written consent is not possible in your research project and if you are requesting a waiver of written consent.

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

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