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 How to apply to the IRB 



  1. Complete training in the protection of human participants in research found here.
  2. Determine the level of review necessary by visiting the category of review page.
  3. Complete the IRB Application Form. Available on the forms page.
  4. Complete any necessary consent forms and/or appendices to your application.
  5. Submit to the IRB Office, 008 Patterson Hall.

You must receive approval from the IRB before conducting your research. DO NOT begin your study until approval has been granted. This is a violation of federal regulations.

Call or e-mail if you have questions:
724.738.4846 or

Institutional Review Board
008 Patterson Hall
Ph: (724) 738-4846
Fax: (724) 738-4857