IRB Meeting Schedule and Submission Deadlines

The IRB meets quarterly in February, April, September, and November (twice per semester) to discuss routine business and to review protocols that may require Full Board Reviews. The corresponding submission schedule posted below, outlines when protocols need to be submitted in order to be reviewed by the Full Board for the next scheduled meeting.

IRB meetings are considered closed-sessions and attendance to convened meetings are through invitation or otherwise approved by the committee Chair.

 Submission Deadlines

 

 IRB
Meeting Dates

IRB Protocols or Renewal Requests Requiring Full Board Review Submission Deadline

IRB Protocols Not Expected to Require Full Board Review Submission Deadline

Modifications to and Closures of Approved Protocol Submittals

SEPTEMBER 29

September 1

September 1

September 1

NOVEMBER 10

October 14

October 14

October 14

FEBRUARY 23

February 1

February 1

February 1

TBD

 March 17

 March 17

 March 17

         

                      Protocol Categorizations

 IRB Protocols or Renewal Requests Requiring Full Board Review

Non-Exempt Protocols that include more than minor risk to study participants or non-participants, including vulnerable populations, or that are complex or otherwise warrant full-board review.

IRB Protocols Not Expected to Require Full Board Review

Protocols of minimal risk to study participants and non-participants or that are likely to be found to be Exempt.

 

Modifications to and Closures of Approved Protocol

 

Modifications to request changes to study participant populations, research team members, human subject activity methodology or other changes to the original protocol.