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. Please join us in  The Graduate Student Success Center (MU 203) on Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and B308 Kerr Administration Building on Thursdays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. No appointment necessary.

Starting January 6th, IRB Student Advising Hours will move to the Graduate Student Success Center (GSSC) on Wednesdays from 9 am to 12 pm. The GSSC is located in Memorial Union Room 203. Thursday Student Advising Hours will remain in B308 Kerr Administration Building from 1 pm to 4 pm. Please contact the IRB Office with any questions.


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.