How to Use iRIS

Using iRIS

All applications to IRB are made through iRIS. This system enables completely electronic online submission and monitoring of human subject research applications, renewals, amendments and adverse events notification, as well as supporting documents (e.g. informed consent forms, surveys and questionnaires). The system allows for the electronic routing of applications for signatures. Information is stored in a secure database for tracking and management, and is accessible to appropriate users only (including the PI). There are also automatic expiration warnings via email to PIs.

The link to the iRIS system is

To get started in iRIS, researchers must log in with their Campus ID and Campus ID password. Complete step-by-step guides and tutorials on how to use the system can be found in the HELP menu within iRIS.

Helpful iRIS Information

The iRIS site has two main areas: My Assistant and Study Assistant

  • The “My Studies” link under the Study Assistant section lists all applications associated with your account. This is where you can submit additional forms (amendments, continuing reviews, protocol deviation forms, etc.) and where you can check the status of your study.
  • The “Add a Study” under the Study Assistant section is where you begin your application process for both Human Subject Research and Not Human Subject Research.
  • The My Assistant section is where you can view personal information such as e-mail address and associated departments.

Helpful information about completing the application in iRIS is available in the step-by-step guides and tutorials found in the HELP menu within iRIS.

For additional assistance or general inquiries about IRB or iRIS, email

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