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Institutional Review Board - Submitting IRB Proposals Electronically
Which proposals can be submitted electronically?
The following types of research proposals will be accepted via electronic submission:

  1. Category 1 - Exempt Review
  2. Category 2  - Expedited Review

*Category 3 Proposals which require a Full Review cannot be submitted electronically. Please see the IRB website for submission instructions for Category 3 proposals.

What should be submitted electronically?
The following documents should be included in your electronic submission:

  1. A completed Human Participant Research Review Form submitted as a word document using the following naming convention: “yourlastname.irb_proposal.docx

Complete review forms include;

  1.  Cover pages with researchers contact information
  2. Answers to questions (1-8 or 1-12 depending on the category)
  3. Recruitment script/letter/email
  4. Informed Consent Document(s)
  5.  CITI Training Completion Certificate

Do any original documents need to be submitted?
Any document that requires a signature will need to be submitted as an original.

  1. Human Participant Research Review Form cover page with Researcher and Faculty Advisor (if applicable) signatures.
  2. Letter of permission from institution (on institutional letterhead) where research will be taking place.

Send electronic submissions to:
You will receive an email from the IRB Coordinator indicating that your submission has been received. You may also request a return receipt from your email provider.

Send qualifying original documents to:
IRB Office
6th floor Allen Administration Building
350 New Campus Drive Brockport, NY 14420

Questions? Please call Kim Remley at (585) 395-2523 or