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Institutional Review Board

Resources + Forms

***If you have any issues downloading any of the forms, please email and someone will assist you. ***

General Information

The Monmouth University IRB complies with the Code of Federal Regulations, CFR, title 45, PART 46

The Revised Common Rule

Changes to regulations governing human subjects research, as outlined in the Common Rule, 45 CFR 46, will take effect ​January 21, 2019. The amended rules are the first significant changes to human subjects regulations since 1991.

  • All existing studies approved by the IRB prior to ​January 21, 2019 will remain governed by the pre-2018 Common Rule. Amendments to and continuing review of these studies will be reviewed in accordance with the pre-2018 Common Rule.
  • All new studies approved by the IRB on or after January 21, 2019 are subject to the revised Common Rule.
  • The IRB has reviewed and updated materials available for the MU research community to ensure these comply with both the pre-2018 Common Rule and the 2018 Revised Common rule.
  • The Revised Common Rule: Guidance
  • The Revised Common Rule
  • The Revised Common Rule: Educational Videos

Required Training

Overview: The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) is a leading web-based training provider of research education content for millions of learners at academic institutions, government agencies, and commercial organizations in the U.S. and around the world.

Print your CITI Completion Report and Certificate

  1. Log Into CITI
  2. Click “Main Menu”
  3. Click “Print Completion Report” all completed courses will display
  4. To save as a PDF, click change-instead of print and “Save as PDF”
  5. Training is valid for a period of three years from the the date of completion.

Application Resources and Regulations


**The IRB application has been updated to reflect various changes. If you started the IRB application using the 2016 template, we WILL be accepting them until June 30, 2019. After that date, all researchers are required to use the spring, 2019 template. For any questions or concerns, please email or call 732-263-5726 for assistance.

Informed Consent