I need to submit my initial application for IRB review.

Submit the application and supporting documents (use submission checklist) via IRBNet, our new online submission system.

I need a form for IRB Review

All IRB forms are available in the “Forms and Templates” tab in the IRBNet system. For more information on creating an IRBNet account, please review the “New User Registration” document. For more information on navigating the system, please utilize the “New Project Submission” document. 

If you have any further questions, please contact the IRB office at [email protected] 

How will I be notified of approval or if modification are required?

The compliance coordinator will notify you within the IRBNet online system, which will alert you in your email inbox.

What are the deadlines for IRB submissions?

Proposals that are exempt from 45 CFR 46 will be reviewed on a rolling basis in the order they are received; expedited reviews are handled in a similar manner. Full board reviews are conducted at each IRB meeting; proposals that are completed no later than 10 business days prior to a meeting date will be reviewed at the upcoming meeting.

I need to continue my study

I need to declare a conflict of interest

Identify and describe your conflict of interest within the IRB application.

I need to amend an existing study

File an “Amendment Application” in IRBNet.

My study is complete. Now what?

File a “Completion Report” in IRBNet.

I would like to file a report with a potential non-compliance

File a “Report of Potential Non-Compliance” in IRBNet.

I have an unanticipated problem to report.

File an “Unanticipated Problems and Adverse Event Report/Use of Human Subjects Research” form in IRBNet

Where do I learn more about the IRB’s policies and procedures?

I have an existing IRBNet login from another institution. Do I need to create a new one for Tarleton submissions?

No need to create a new login! Instead, you can log in using your existing login and add an affiliation with the Tarleton State University IRB.

Who is my college liaison for assistance with my IRB proposal?

For assistance in articulating the content of your IRB Proposal please contact the liaison for your college:

Faculty MemberCollegePhone
Dr. Chris HaynesCollege of Agricultural Environmental Sciences254-968-0595
Dr. Chandra AndrewCollege of Agricultural Environmental Sciences254-968-1641
Dr. Brian MartinsonCollege of Business254-968-1959
Dr. Triss AshtonCollege of Business254-968-1705
Dr. Ryan GlamanCollege of Education and Human Development254-968-1775
Dr. Chris SloanCollege of Education and Human Development254-968-9093
Dr. Robert CavazosCollege of Liberal & Fine Arts254-968-9619
Dr. Stephanie RyonCollege of Liberal & Fine Arts817-484-3331
Dr. Kathy SmithCollege of Science & Technology254-968-9304
Dr. Subi GandhiCollege of Health Sciences & Human Service254-968-0578
Dr. Sally HogerCollege of Health Sciences & Human Service817-926-1101

Reminder: The University Writing Center can help faculty members produce a quality written proposal for submission.