Institutional Review Board

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How to Apply?

The Principal Investigator (not a Student Investigator) must submit the following to enable the IRB to review their proposal.

If you have questions about your proposal, please consult with the IRB Chair. You also must complete training in Human Subjects Research before you begin.  Click on Training on the left-sided menu.  You will receive written notification of the decision by the Review Board. 

All forms should be emailed to irbadmin@ursinus.edu

  1. Application Form – also include one signed hard copy sent through the campus mail to Nicole Smith, IRB Administrator, Pfahler.  If electronic signatures were included on the emailed copy, there is no need to send a hard copy.
  2. Protocol – also include one signed hard copy sent through the campus mail to Nicole Smith, IRB Administrator, Pfahler.  If electronic signatures were included on the emailed copy, there is no need to send a hard copy.
  3. Informed Consent Form and Parental Consent Form (if applicable). All Consent Forms must be on Ursinus College letterhead.
  4. Study Instruments - which may include surveys, questionnaires, demographic forms, etc.

Downloadable Fillable Forms