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Institutional Review Board

Meetings and Deadlines

Review Information and Dates

The review schedule for applications varies depending on the level (Exempt, Expedited, or Standard) at which the proposed study is determined to be.  Refer to the information below for the various review policies regarding Exempt, Expedited, and Standard studies.  Note that researchers are urged to plan ahead and allow time for review regardless of protocol review level.  Time allowances should also be made for projects that require approval from other IRBs (e.g., the New York City Board of Education, etc.).

REVIEW OF EXEMPT APPLICATIONS

During the academic year and the summer, Exempt applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  All applications are reviewed in chronological order of receipt, and review of Exempt applications generally takes 3-5 business days after submission or acceptance by an advisor. 

REVIEW OF EXPEDITED APPLICATIONS

Expedited applications are also reviewed on a rolling basis.  During the school year, review of Expedited applications takes approximately 1 week.

WINTER/SPRING REVIEW OF FULL BOARD APPLICATIONS:
 
PLEASE NOTE: Less than 5% of TC's IRB applications require review by the full board.  Virtually all Full Committee protocols come out of the Programs in Clinical Psychology, Biobehavioral Studies and Health and Behavior Studies.  If you're not in one of those programs, assume your protocol is EXPEDITED and that the deadlines below DO NOT APPLY to your application.


Materials Due: Meeting Date:
Monday, December 11 Wednesday December 20
Monday, January 15 Wednesday, January 24
Monday, February 12 Wednesday, February 21
Monday, March 12 Wednesday, March 21
Monday, April 9 Wednesday, April 18
Monday, May 14 Wednesday, May 23