Skip to main content

Institutional Review Board

Committee Meeting Dates and Submission Deadlines

*** Instead of receiving submissions on a rolling basis, they will be accepted by email to on Wednesdays of every week in the semester, processed on Thursdays and Fridays and researchers should receive a response by the following Monday. The process for submitting and reviewing projects that require Full Review will remain the same. You can still submit to the IRB any day; however we cannot guarantee processing until the following Wednesday. ***

FALL 2017

IRB Committee Meeting Submission Deadline*
September 26, 2017 September 13, 2017
October 10, 2017 September 27, 2016
November 7, 2017 October 25, 2017
December 5, 2017 November 22, 2017

**During the month of July and August there may be delays in reviewing IRB submissions. Please prepare accordingly.

* For the Fall 2017 semester, we may not be able to process new submissions after December 6, 2017, due to inadequate time to review IRB applications. You can still submit to the IRB. However; we cannot guarantee that it will be reviewed prior to January 16, 2018. Faculty are not on campus during winter break and so expect delays in processing submissions between December 22, 2017 – January 16, 2018. Regular submission may resume on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

* Meeting dates may be subject to change without notice and may result in a longer review period.


IRB Committee Meeting Submission Deadline**
January 30, 2018 January 19, 2018
February 13, 2018 January 31, 2018
March 6, 2018 February 21, 2018
April 10, 2018 March 28, 2018
May 8, 2018 April 25, 2018
June 12, 2018 May 30, 2018

** This submission deadline ONLY applies to applications that require FULL REVIEW. (Please click here for information about review categories, or here for information on the submission process). The deadline is the date by which the IRB must receive a complete application to be considered for a full review.

Please Note: The IRB does not hold regularly scheduled meetings during July and August. Therefore, All IRB submissions that MAY be considered a FULL REVIEW must be submitted by June 5, 2018.