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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 2016

    IRB Committee Meeting Submission Deadline*
    September 27, 2016 September 13, 2016
    October 11, 2016 September 27, 2016
    November 8, 2016 October 25, 2016
    December 13, 2016 December 1, 2016

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

    * For the Fall 2016 semester, we may not be able to process new submissions after December 16, 2015, due to inadequate time to review IRB applications. Regular submission may resume January 3, 2017.

    SPRING 2017

    IRB Committee Meeting Submission Deadline**
    January 31, 2017 January 17, 2017
    February 14, 2017 January 31, 2017
    March 7, 2017 February 21, 2017
    April 11, 2017 March 28, 2017
    May 9, 2017 April 28, 2017
    June 13, 2017 June 2, 2017

    ** 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, 2017.