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Submitting Proposal for IRB Review

Please use the new submission forms as we will no longer accept the old forms after March 1, 2019.

Step 1: Complete the initial application and Claim for Exempt or Expedited Review, if applicable.

Step 2: Submit all applicable documents via the online IRBNet system.

Step 3: Complete exempt and expedited proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis in the order they are received. Full board reviews will be considered in accordance with the IRB Review Calendar.

Step 4: Monitor your email inbox for communication from the Compliance Coordinator.

Step 5: If the IRB requests clarification or revisions, you will be notified by the Compliance Coordinator.

Step 6: Upon approval of your proposal, the IRB chair will notify you via email within the IRBNet online submission system.

Note: IRB approval is granted for one calendar year. For amendments, continuations, and closeouts, complete the Closeout/Amendment/Continuation Form.

To submit a proposal to the Tarleton IRB, complete the proposal packet using the steps below and upload into the IRBNet submission system. A submission checklist is provided that lists the documents to be included with the proposal packet and the steps to submit a proposal in the online IRBNet system.