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Protocol Form

All human subjects research projects must be reviewed and approved before human subjects are recruited or involved in research activities. All projects must be presented on a Protocol Form or an Exempt Form, if appropriate.


The following materials must be submitted in order for the application to be complete:

  • The Protocol Form, completed, signed by the PI, and submitted electronically.
  • The complete grant application, contract, deliverables, or other documentation of funding application for externally funded research.
  • Relevant consent forms and scripts.
  • All measures, such as surveys, interview protocols, inventories, and descriptions of experiments that are not already included on the Protocol Form under Procedures. Draft versions of these items are acceptable if the final versions are not available.
  • Recruiting Materials.
  • As applicable, please complete the Research Team Form to list all individuals engaged in the research study, including those from other institutions.
  • As applicable, documentation of permissions and approvals from outside institutions and their IRBs, or a statement about the status of these approvals, if pending.
  • As applicable, Appendix A (Research Equipment Form), with attachments.
  • As applicable, Appendix B (Device Form), with attachments.
  • As applicable, Appendix C (Biological Materials Form), with attachments.
  • As applicable, Appendix D (Drug and Chemical Usage Form), with attachments.