Application Forms

Documents on this page for your use are in MS Word format (.doc). Make sure that you save your completed version in either MS Word (.doc) or as an Adobe PDF (.pdf) file, as these are the only two types of files that can be uploaded to IRB via our portal.

Forms: Getting Started

  • Am I Doing Humans Subjects Research?
    • Complete this form to determine whether or not your research is considered "human subjects research". If it is, IRB review of some kind will be needed. If it is not, you will receive a formal determination letter affirming this.
  • Cover Page for IRB Submission
    • All submissions to the IRB must include this completed cover page.
  • Exemption Determination
    • Complete this form to determine if your research is exempt from further IRB review.
  • Application Narrative
    • Complete this form if you have determined that your research is not exempt from IRB review.
  • What Needs To Go In A Consent Form?
    • Use the information in this document to better understand what your study participants need to know to be fully informed regarding the risks and benefits of participating in your research.
  • Example Consent Forms That Have Been Approved By IRB (Coming Soon!)
    • Here are two consent forms that have been approved by IRB for investigator research at Purdue (one approved by Biomedical IRB and one by Social Sciences IRB). Feel free to use these documents as a template for your own research, recognizing that your own research and how it will be described will be different.
  • Standardized Consent Form Language (New!)
    • Provides Researchers with standardized text for risks associated with common research procedures and techniques.

  • Additional forms

Forms: After Approval

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