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Institutional Review Board
Teachers College, Columbia University
Teachers College
Columbia University

Forms and Guidelines

NEW!!  All IRB Transactions now conducted through IRB Mentor
Effective May 30, 2014, the TC IRB no longer accepts the older NEW STUDY APPLICATION FORM.  All applicants for TC IRB approval must do so through the MENTOR IRB System.

Continuing review forms, modification requests, informed consent templates, etc., are all now available on Mentor or have been replaced with an online form.  Anyone with a UNI is automatically able to access Mentor.

Reference Materials

Investigators who will be collecting private, identifiable heath information (PHI) as part of their research are subject to the privacy requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Click here for more information on HIPAA. If your research is subject to HIPAA and you plan on obtaining HIPAA authorization from subjects, click here to download the HIPAA Authorization Form.

New York City Department of Education Guidelines

The New York City Board of Ed publishes guidelines for researchers within the NYC public schools.

Working with the US Army

If you are interested in conducting research with the Army, please contact the IRB office for information before you submit your application.