IRB Video Tutorials

Policy Update Notice

The federal regulations and corresponding SJSU policy for the protection of human subjects in research have been revised and are effective January 2018. A summary of the significant changes affecting researchers is provided on our IRB policies page. IRB forms have been updated and the new forms must be used beginning January 2018. In addition, the Office of Research is no longer accepting paper submissions. Protocol submissions and post-approval updates should be emailed to

This page is under construction and new educational videos and documents that incorporate the 2018 changes in policies and procedures will be posted as soon as possible.

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)