Office of Research Compliance


Provided below are links to forms that staff and faculty will need to successfully comply with the human subjects protocols.

Once the application is submitted to the Office of Research Compliance, McMullen Hall Room 205, the Principle Investigator (PI) will receive a “confirmation of receipt” email. Within ten working days of this email, the PI will have an answer from the IRB. If more information is needed the PI will be informed electronically and have five working days to respond electronically. The IRB will then have five working days to reply electronically to the PI. Failure to meet the time deadlines will result in the entire process starting again.

Those that require full committee review will be presented at the next meeting. The PI will be notified of the meeting date via email. The ten-day time period will start from the date of the meeting.


NIH (National Institutes of Health)

Protecting Human Research Participants. To fully understand the laws and ethics related to human research, training is available online

OHRP (Office for Human Research Protections)

This website provides US Department of Health and Human Services links to various compliance, social topics ,and special issues of interest to researchers conducting any type of research involving human subjects.
(866) 447-4777 or

OHRP Human Subject Regulations Decision Charts

This website provides a hard copy of the decision tree provided on the forms page. The decision tree assists the researcher in determining which form (exempt, expedited, or full) to complete.

US Department of Health & Human Services

This website is the home of the US Department of Health & Human Services, including a section on Grants and Funding.

ORI (Office of Research Integrity)

This website offers guides and guidelines dealing with all issues of research ethics. There are newsletters, news, and investigative technical assistance available.

IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees)

This is the must visit website if you are doing any type of ANIMAL subject research. It includes forms, guidelines, training and so on - all of which is geared to animal researchers.

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