IRB Forms





Request for Initial Review This  form is used to request a review of your proposed human subjects research by the IRB
Exempt Review This form is used for a Review of Exempt Research. See chart for more information.
Request for Addendum/Modification This form is used to request the review and approval of changes to previously approved research
Request for Continuing Review Your protocol will expire one year after the approval date.  Use this form to renew or extend your approval.
Closeout Form When you are finished with your study, with this form, you will notify the IRB office and your file will be closed
Unaffiliated Investigator Form This form is used when investigators not affiliated with WCU are participating in a study
Additional Investigator Form This form is used when more than five investigators will be involved with a research project

The IRB Forms have been revised and updated!

The IRB will no longer review applications submitted on the old format, beginning March 1, 2013



Form Purpose
Deviation or Violation Event Form Click Here for guidance on the use of the Deviation or Violation Event Form
Adverse Event Form Click Here for guidance on the use of the Adverse Event Form



The Institutional Review Board has created several templates to serve as guides when creating your informed consent document.    

The following forms are samples and templates that can be modified for your use:


If your protocol will involve the recording of human subject, please utilize this additional informed consent guidance:



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