Full Board* Schedule and List of Submission Deadlines

IRB Schedule 2019

IRB Board Meeting Schedule and Deadlines 

IRB Meeting Date Submission Deadline (by 5pm)
May 9 April 26
June 13 May 31
July 11 June 28
August 8 July 26
Sept 12 August 30
Oct 10 Sept 27
Nov 14 Nov 1
Dec 12 Nov 29


Expedited and Exempt Review Determination

expedited review or exemption from ongoing IRB review & approval, there is no official deadline for submitting materials for expedited or exempt review; applications are reviewed on a rolling basis as materials are received. Decisions are usually issued 2 to 4 weeks after submitting all required materials.

Please contact the IRB Office if your application is time-sensitive.

*Convened (Full) Board Review

If your research involves any of the following, your application will likely require review by the convened (full) board:

  1. Children, prisoners, pregnant women, impaired adults

  2. Illegal activities such as drug use

  3. Private activities such as sexual behavior

  4. FDA approved drugs and devices presenting more than minimal risk

  5. Non-FDA approved drugs and devices

  6. Deception

Applications requiring review by the convened board must be submitted by the deadlines listed below (two weeks prior to meeting date). Once your application is processed by the IRB Office, you will be contacted via email with additional instructions.