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 12, 2021
September 21, 2021
November 09, 2021
October 19, 2021
December 14, 2021
November 23, 2021
January 11, 2022 December 21, 2021
February 08, 2022
January 18, 2022
March 08, 2022
February 15, 2022
April 12, 2022
March 22, 2022
May 10, 2022 April 19, 2022
June 14, 2022
May 24, 2022
July 12, 2022 June 21, 2022
August 09, 2022 July 19, 2022