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    ***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 will receive a response no later than the following Monday.  The process for submitting and reviewing projects that require Full Review will remain the same.***

    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 20, 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. Regular submission may resume January 3, 2018.

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

    SPRING 2018 

    IRB Committee Meeting Submission Deadline**
    January 30, 2018 January 16, 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.