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Submission Deadlines for Applications

Exempt and Expedited Review

If your study meets the criteria for either expedited annual review or exemption from ongoing review and approval, there is no specific deadline for submitting applications. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received.

Note: If you submit an application for exempt or expedited review on or close to a submission deadline for full board review, the review process will inevitably take longer as the UCAIHS staff will be busy processing full board submissions.

Convened (Full) Board Review

Research that involves more than minimal risk to research participants requires review by the convened board. If your research involves any of the following, your application will most likely require full board review:

  1. Research on sensitive topics with minor children
  2. Research on prisoners, pregnant women, impaired adults
  3. Research on illegal activities such as drug use
  4. Research on private activities such as sexual behavior
  5. FDA approved drugs and devices presenting more than minimal risk
  6. Non-FDA approved drugs and devices
  7. Research that employs deception/withholding of complete information during initial consent

The deadline for submissions requiring full board review is 3pm on the day of the deadline. Applications received after 3pm will be added to the next meeting on an as-is availability basis.  

Applications requiring review by the convened board must be submitted by the dates listed below:


Current Full Board Submission Deadlines

2014-2015 Meeting Dates and Submission Deadlines
Deadline Date Meeting Date

December 22, 2014

January 13, 2015

January 20, 2015

February 10, 2015

February 17, 2015

March 10, 2015

March 24, 2015

April 14, 2015

April 21, 2015 May 12, 2015
May 19, 2015 June 9, 2015
June 23, 2015 July 14, 2015
July 21, 2015 August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015 September 1, 2015
September 15, 2015 October 6, 2015
October 13, 2015 November 3, 2015
November 10, 2015 December 8, 2015

Deadlines are for applications requiring full board review ONLY If you believe that you may need a full board review, please email:

What should you submit? View: Required Materials for Application

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