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Submitting Proposals Electronically

Institutional Review Board - Submitting IRB Proposals Electronically

Which proposals can be submitted electronically?
All types of research proposals will be accepted via electronic submission:

  • Category 1—Exempt Review
  • Category 2—Expedited Review
  • Category 3—Full Board Review 

What should be submitted electronically?
Please submit a completed Human Participant Research Review Form submitted as a word document using the following naming convention:  “yourlastname.irb_proposal.docx

The Complete Proposal Includes:

  • Cover pages with researchers’ contact information and signatures
  • Answers to questions (1-8 or 1-12 depending on the category)
  • Recruitment script/letter/e-mail Informed Consent Document(s)
  • CITI Training Completion Certificate 

Do any original documents need to be submitted?
Any document that requires a signature will also need to be submitted as an original. Human Participant Research Review Form cover page with Researcher and Faculty Advisor (if applicable) signatures. Letter of permission from institution (on institutional letterhead) where research will be taking place. 

Send electronic submissions to:

You may request an email from the IRB Coordinator indicating that your submission has been received. 

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

Questions? Please contact Julie Wilkens at (585) 395-2779 or 
You may also conatct Kim Remley at (585) 395-2523 or