IRB Video Tutorials


  • Change in office name to Office of Research. Graduate Studies is a separate department and is not involved in IRB submissions.
  • The Exclusion Screening Tool is no longer part of the application and is a separate worksheet posted on the forms page of the IRB website. Investigators do not need verification from our office that their work is exluded from oversight.
  • Consent forms are no longer required to be on letterhead as long as complete contact information and institutional affiliation is provided.

Part 1: An Introduction to Human Subjects Research Ethics and the IRB Process



IRB Workshop Part 1 PowerPoint (no audio)

 Part 2: Preparing Your IRB Protocol

IRB Workshop Part 2 PowerPoint (no audio)

Supplemental Discipline-Specific Information

IRB Handbook - School of Social Work (pdf)

IRB Handbook - College of Education (pdf)

Samples of IRB Protocols

All sample documents are for educational purposes only. Our forms and documents may be updated from time to time and they should be downloaded directly from the IRB forms and documents page. Please do not copy text from the sample protocols. IRB protocols should be written in your own words. Some information may be redacted from the samples to protect the privacy of investigators.

Sample Protocol: "TeenForce - Initial Evaluation" (pdf)

Sample Protocol: "Evaluating Children's Early Number Concepts" (pdf)