The below schedules are contingent upon your submission being complete and will aid you in the submission process. Please refer to our Application Process and Deadlines policy for full details.
Deadlines are two weeks prior to scheduled meetings. Initial decisions are communicated in about 2-7 business days after the meeting. We recommend applying about 3 months prior to the start of your project. Due to Federal quorum requirements, meeting dates and times are subject to change.
|Fall 2021 Meeting Dates||Application Deadline by 5:00pm||Meeting Time||Location|
|September 20||September 6||12:00pm||Online|
|October 15||October 1||1:00pm||Online|
|November 19||November 5||2:00pm||Online|
|December 17||December 3||1:00pm||Online|
|Spring meetings should be posted in late December. Meetings will most likely be held later each month.
Deadlines are each Monday by 5:00pm, but you do not need to wait until a Monday to submit. Initial decisions are communicated in about 2-3 weeks after the deadline, depending on time of year and staffing. We recommend applying about 2 months prior to the start of your project.
PLEASE NOTE: The schedule in late October might be delayed slightly due to staff vacation time.
|Applications due MONDAY by 5:00pm on:||IRB should render an official, initial decision on or before:|
|September 20||October 11|
|September 27||October 18|
|October 4||October 25|
|October 11||November 1|
|October 18||November 8|
|October 25||November 15 - Staff vacation may delay review slightly.|
|November 1||November 22|
|November 8||November 29|
|November 15||December 6|
|November 22||December 13|
This is the last submission date with guaranteed turnaround before the Christmas break, assuming the submission is complete.
|January 3||January 24|
|January 10||January 31|
|January 17||February 7|
There are no deadlines, except for students soon to graduate or students taking two-semester research courses (see actual deadlines in Student Project Timelines). We recommend that you apply at least 4 weeks prior to the start of your project if you are not a student subject to special deadlines.
Always submit as early as possible, especially during our high volume times (November through mid-spring).
Decisions are communicated roughly one week after the submission of a complete package during low volume times, unless staff members are out of the office.
PLEASE NOTE: Our late October schedule may be delayed slightly due to staff vacation time.