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Getting Started With a New or Existing Protocol

Getting Started with a New Protocol

Prior to conducting research, investigators (researchers) must:

1. Navigate through the "eIRB Basic Instructions" tab.

2. See the Power Point demonstration for instructions on how to create and navigate the e-IRB.

- How to create an eIRB protocol. 

3. Request authentication.

- Go to eIRB Basic Instructions

4. Complete CITI training.

5. Logging into the eIRB.

PI encouragement - In case you feel discouraged by the effort and comments while submitting your IRB protocol for review and approval, this is a reflection by someone who can sympathize with you.

Continuing with an Existing Protocol

If you have already created a protocol on the eIRB and wish to continue working on it, you may access the eIRB website by clicking on this link and entering your user information:

*This does not apply to protocols that were submitted and approved prior to August 2014 through the former hard-copy submittal method. If you wish to make amendments or renew an approved protocol, please email us at Be sure to provide the protocol number in the the email subject line and body, e.g., as "Protocol ##-#### renewal" or "Protocol ##-#### amendment."