How to Apply

Starting September 2019, all human research submissions to the IRB/REC will need to be done through Cayuse IRB. The IRB office will no longer accept PDF forms. 

Cayuse FAQs

Research Requiring Approval

Under the University's Federalwide Assurance (PDF), all research activities involving human subjects (funded or non-funded) must be approved by the IRB prior to the commencement of the research, if:

  • The research is sponsored by the University; or
  • The research is conducted by or under the direction of any University employee or agent (e.g., faculty member, researcher, or student) in connection with his/her other institutional responsibilities, no matter where the research is conducted; or
  • The research is conducted by or under the direction of any University employee or agent (e.g., faculty member, researcher, or student) using any University property or facility; or
  • The research involves the use of the University's non-public information to identify or contact human research subjects (or prospective subjects) or to provide data for the research; or
  • The research involves the use of the University's students, employees, or facilities.

Main Elements of a Protocol

Review Processes