Human Research Protection Program


Biomedical Research

Human Investigation Committee (HIC) Forms, Templates & Instructions



IRB forms are periodically revised to meet changing regulatory or other requirements. For this reason, applications submitted on forms that are outdated by more than 2 months will not be accepted


HIC Protocol Submissions for Full Board Review (6/26/12)

New protocols and amendments to approved protocols requiring full board review will undergo regulatory review by HIC staff and will be scheduled to a meeting when the review process is complete. Protocols submitted in a timely manner for annual renewal will be scheduled to a meeting within 30 days prior to expiration.

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General Instructions

Please bring all non-electronic (Coeus) HIC submissions to the HRPP Office at 55 College Street. Submissions can be dropped off Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM, or left in the dropbox outside of the main doors if brought after hours. Please note that the HIC is currently unable to accept submissions by email and fax.


New Applications:

Renewals & Closure:


Expanded Access and Emergency Use:

Adverse Event and Unanticipated Problems Invloving Risks to Subjects or Others (UPIRSOs):

Protocol Deviations & Noncompliance


National Cancer Institute CIRB Documents:



Informed Consent:

Short Forms: