The SHSU in-house IRB application system, which can be accessed from any computer, is found on SamWeb. The instructions for accessing the system are as follows: SamWeb -> Miscellaneous -> Forms -> IRB Application.
- CONTINUING REVIEW FORM [FILLABLE PDF] - to be completed ONLY AFTER your initial IRB has been approved and you require an extension for continued data collection and analysis. See IRB FAQ page for required documentation—click on Procedural FAQ and review item #3.
- AMENDMENT APPLICATION [FILLABLE PDF FORM] - to be completed if there are Significant Changes to your IRB protocol and ONLY AFTER your initial IRB application has been approved.
- FINAL REPORT [FILLABLE PDF FORM] - to be completed ONLY AFTER your research and subsequent data analysis have been completed.
Once you have completed the form (Continuing Review, Amendment, Final Report), save the file to your desktop or on your flashdrive. At this point, open a new email window and attach the completed form . Next, attach any applicable supporting documentation for the IRB to review. The following is a list of the common files that can potentially be required for review:
|Ethics Training (CITI) certificate||Involving Prisoners in Research form|
|Consent Form||Assent Form|
|Digital Consent Form||Parental Consent Letter|
|Media advertising||Internet postings|
|Psy PerP system (what participants will see)||Emails|
|Telephone text (including introductory remarks)||Mass Mailing|
*(i.e., other schools aside from SHSU, prison, agency, business) - MUST be on institutional letterhead with original signature from the institution's head administrative official.
If you have questions about other forms of supporting documentation or general questions regarding the IRB process, please email Sharla Miles.