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.

2023/2024 Meeting Dates and Submission Deadlines
Meeting Date Deadline Date
October 10, 2023
September 19, 2023
November 14, 2023
October 24, 2023
December 12, 2023
November 21, 2023
January 9, 2024 December 19, 2023
February 13, 2024
January 23, 2024
March 12, 2024
February 20, 2024
April 9, 2024
March 19, 2024
May 14, 2024 April 23, 2024
June 11, 2024
May 21, 2024
July 9, 2024 June 18, 2024
August 13, 2024 July 23, 2024