Getting Started with the IRB

How to get started with the IRB:

  • You can find helpful information on the IRB website at For all the IRB policies, you can view the IRB Manual which is listed on the right side of the website.
  • Complete the required human subjects training, CITI. Information can be found in the Required Education section of the website.
  • Complete the IRB application in the electronic submission program, iRIS. Information about the application process and a guide to each question on the application is available.
  • The iRIS program can be difficult to navigate. Using the step-by-step guides in the iRIS training portal is strongly recommended.
  • Please see the information on informed consent and the model informed consent form.