Exempt and Expedited Review

If your study meets the criteria for either expedited review or an exemption determination, there is no specific deadline for submitting applications. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received. The deadlines below apply to full board review only.

Convened (Full) Board Review

Some studies require review by the convened IRB (aka full board review), which occur at monthly meetings. If your research involves any of the following, your application may require full board review:

  1. Research involving greater than minimal risk
  2. Research involving prisoners
  3. Clinical trials or randomized controlled trials
  4. Studies involving the collection of sensitive information in which there may be concerns about data security or confidentiality

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:

The below deadlines are ONLY for applications requiring full board review.

2021/2022 Meeting Dates and Submission Deadlines
Meeting Date Deadline Date
October 11, 2022
September 20, 2022
November 08, 2022
October 18, 2022
December 13, 2022
November 22, 2022
January 10, 2023 December 20, 2022
February 14, 2023
January 24, 2023
March 14, 2023
February 21, 2023
April 11, 2023
March 21, 2023
May 09, 2023 April 18, 2023
June 13, 2023
May 23, 2023
July 11, 2023 June 20, 2023
August 08, 2023 July 18, 2023