Institutional Review Board Proposal
Steps to Submission
The three types of IRB reviews are classified as exempt, expedited, and full board reviews. To submit a proposal to the West Texas A&M University IRB, complete the proposal packet, from the three-column table below, that is applicable to your proposed human subjects research. For assistance in determining the most appropriate IRB proposal to your research, review the Human Subject Regulations Decision Charts. Click on every link in the selected proposal packet to access the necessary instructions and forms. Proposal packets should be single-spaced with page numbers. The proposal cover sheet, narrative, and all attachments should be submitted in one document file.
|Exempt Proposal||Expedited Proposal||Full Board Proposal|
|Cover Sheet||Cover Sheet||Cover Sheet|
|Claim for Exemption||Expedited Review Form||Abstract|
|Recruitment Materials||Recruitment Materials||Recruitment Materials|
Please review the IRB Proposal Checklist prior to submitting your proposal.
Note that IRB proposals submitted after April 15 will not be placed before the IRB for review until May 15 with notifications sent to PIs on or about June 1.