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Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)/Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Monmouth University (MU), through its Human Research Protection Program (HRPP), fosters a research environment that respects the rights and welfare of individuals recruited for, or participating in, research conducted by or under the auspices of MU. In the review and the conduct of research, actions by MU will be guided by the ethical principles in the Belmont Report, all applicable university policies and procedures, and international, federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as confirmed and documented in MU’s HRPP Policy and HRPP Standard Operating Procedures.

Monmouth University operates under a Federal-Wide Assurance filed with the Federal Office for the Protection of Human Subjects (OHRP), FWA #00008781, IRB# 00004374

IRB Meeting Dates and Deadlines (for studies requiring full board review)

Submission Deadline: The deadline for submission of studies requiring full board review is the second Monday of each month.

IRB Meeting Dates: The IRB typically meets the fourth Monday of each month with a few exceptions and the exception of July and August.

Fall 2023 Scheduled IRB Meeting Dates

  • September 25, 2023
  • October 23, 2023
  • November 27, 2023
  • December 13, 2023

Spring 2024 Scheduled IRB Meeting Dates

  • January 22, 2024
  • February 26, 2024
  • March 25, 2024
  • April 22, 2024
  • May 27, 2024
  • June 24, 2024

The HRPP/IRB Office

The Monmouth University Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and Institutional Review Board Administration Office (HRPP/IRB Office) is housed within the Office of Research Compliance, in The Great Hall.

Questions or suggestions for the MU HRPP or IRB approval process may be directed to:

Acting Assistant Director and
IRB/IACUC Coordinator: