Submission Instructions

Submission Chart

 

Important:    WELCOME to our New  Electronic Submission System (eIRB)!!!!.

 

Create and Submit a New Research Study Submission:

  • Go to eIRB_button3_UPDATED
  • Log in using your assigned username and password.
  • Click on the IRB link next to the HOME link.
  • Select "Create New Study" under My Current Actions.
  • Complete the Smartform by answering all questions that apply including the required fields noted with the asterisk.
  • Attach all appropriate documentation in section 7.
  • Select finish to close.
  • Return to "My Current Actions" to complete additional required information.
  • Update study staff and complete lay summary of your research.
  • Select submit if you are the Principal Investigator.
  • If you are not the PI, let the PI know that the submission is ready for them to review and submit. You can select "Ready for PI review" to notify the PI that they must log into eIRB using their username and password to submit.

For more details on new submissions, see Job Aid How to submit a New Research Study

To Submit a Modification:

    • Go to eIRB_button3_UPDATED
    • Log in using your assigned username and password.
    • Select "all studies" tab.
    • Select specific docket # under the ID field.
    • Click on New CR/Modification and select Modification.
    • Review current protocol status & select any of the four statements that are true or not applicable.
    • Provide a description and a justification of the modification.
    • Revise and upload any documents affected by the change (in tracked changes).
    • Select submit if you are the Principal Investigator.
    • If you are not the PI, let the PI know that the submission is ready for them to review and submit. You can select "Ready for PI review" to notify the PI that they must log into eIRB using their username and password to submit.

For more details on Modifications, see Job Aid How to submit a Continuing Review, Modification or Continuing Review/Modification

NOTE: The research must continue to be conducted without inclusion of the modification until IRB approval is received.

To Submit a Continuing Review:

  • Go to eIRB_button3_UPDATED
  • Log in using your assigned username and password.
  • Select "all studies" tab.
  • Select specific docket # under the ID field.
  • Click on New CR/Modification and select CR.
  • Review current protocol status & select any of the four statements that are true or not applicable.
  • Complete smart form by answering all questions that apply including the required fields noted with the asterisk.
  • Upload a brief summary of the progress of the research.
  • If you checked yes to any item in (a) through (m), upload a summary explanation or description.
  • Select submit if you are the Principal Investigator.
  • If you are not the PI, let the PI know that the submission is ready for them to review and submit. You can select "Ready for PI review" to notify the PI that they must log into eIRB using their username and password to submit.

For more details on Continuing review submissions, see Job Aid How to submit a Continuing Review, Modification or Continuing Review/Modification