Full Board* Schedule and List of Submission Deadlines

IRB Schedule 2015-2016

IRB Board Meeting Schedule and Deadlines for the 2015-16 academic year:

Sept 10, 2015, Submit by Aug 28, 5pm


Oct 8, 2015, Submit by Sept 25, 5pm  
Nov 12, 2015, Submit by Oct 30, 5pm  
Dec 10, 2015, Submit by Nov 24, 5pm  
Jan 14, 2016, Submit by Dec 18, 5pm  
Feb 11, 2016, Submit by Jan 29, 5pm  
Mar 10, 2016, Submit by Feb 26, 5pm


Apr 4, 2016, Submit by Apr 1, 5pm  
May 12, 2016, Submit by Apr 29, 5pm  
Jun 9, 2016, Submit by May 27, 5pm  
Jul 14, 2016, Submit by Jul 1, 5pm  
Aug 11, 2016, Submit by Jul 29, 5pm  

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. Chldren, 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 (three weeks prior to meeting date). Once your application is processed by the IRB Office, you will be contacted via email with additional instructions.