Student Advising

The IRB office hosts Student Hours for OSU students with questions or concerns about the IRB process.  We encourage students to attend as early on in their application process as possible, but we will gladly provide support at any point during the lifecycle of a study.


Limited Student Advising Through January 31st

Location: HRPP Office (B308 Kerr)

Time: 1:30-4:30pm

Dates: Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 11, Dec. 14, Dec. 18, Dec. 21, Dec. 28, Jan. 25

Location: Graduate Student Success Center (GSSC – MU 203)

Time: 1:30-4:30pm

Dates: Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Jan. 22, Jan. 29


Students not located on the Corvallis campus can schedule an advising appointment using the meeting request form. Undergraduate and Graduate students are welcome to take advantage of this resource. No appointment necessary.

GRAD 522. Preparing an IRB Submission

Workshop-style course resulting in applications that are ready for IRB review. Ethical issues in research will be discussed. Students will draft all submission materials outside of class and participate in the critique of each other's protocols and consent forms. IRB approval will not be granted as part of this class. Graded P/N. 

PREREQS: (a) CITI Course - Curriculum 1 Human Subjects Protection (Group 1 Social/Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel OR Group 2 Biomedical Researchers). Register at and affiliate with OSU. (b) Students must have prior sign-off from their mentor/major professor indicating that their research topic has been approved and that the student has successfully completed the basic research methods requirements in their program.