Human Subjects -- Forms and Links

Protocol Approval Form

This form is REQUIRED for all proposed human subjects research projects:

Human Subjects Protocol Approval Form (doc) --  This Word document can be filled out and submitted electronically by emailing to Debbie Hart, dahart@calpoly.edu; or by dropping off a hard copy to the Office of Research and Economic Development, Bldg. 38, Room 154.  All Form submissions must be accompanied by the research protocol (see the "Guidelines for Protocol Development" in the Procedures and Guidelines for Human Subjects Research) and other related documents.

These templates are provided to assist researchers in preparing informed consent forms.  If you require any assistance in determining which form to use or in modifying a template to suit your research, please email or call Debbie Hart, dahart@calpoly.edu, (805) 756-1508.

Cal Poly IRB Documents

Human Subjects Research Decision Chart -- does your project require review by the Cal Poly IRB?

Human Subjects Research Process Chart -- summarizes the process for review

Changes to Cal Poly Policy and Procedures for Human Subjects Research

Effective July 2017, the Cal Poly Institutional Review Board (IRB) has revised the Cal Poly Policy for the Use of Human Subjects in Research and has published an extensive document on Procedures and Guidelines for Human Subjects Research.  Please refer to these documents in preparing your submission and related documents, such as protocols and consent forms.

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