Exempt Form Update
Effective November 1, 2022, all human subject research applications must be submitted on the “Protocol Form”. Any projects submitted on the old “Exempt Form” will no longer be accepted. OPRS will continue to make Exempt determinations for all eligible protocols. Exempt forms submitted to OPRS prior to November 1, 2022, will be reviewed.
As investigators are expected to maintain full protocols for all human subject research according to regulation, regardless of risk level, utilizing one protocol form for submission will allow investigators to submit their protocol information more easily to OPRS. This update will also help streamline the processes as we prepare to transition to the new electronic submission system.