Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Welcome to Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s Institutional Review Board page!

If this is your first time visiting this page, then you can find out where to go from here by reading the paragraphs below.
Please note the important deadlines for Full Board Review, research proposal submissions to IRB Chair.

The IRB SUBMISSION PROCESS provides you with a step-by-step guide to the IRB Proposal submission and review process.

The FORMS tab to the right will provide you with all of the forms you will need to submit a successful application for research on human subjects. These include the Human Subjects Application form itself, as well as examples of the Consent Form you will need to provide to each of your human subjects.

The FAQ tab to the right will provide you with any information you might want regarding what the IRB is and what it does.

The IRB MANUAL tab to the right will provide you with information pertinent to your proposal and the MEMBERSHIP ROSTER tab will provide you with contacts should you have any questions while writing your proposal.

TheGRANTS tab to the right will provide you with any help you might need with writing grants, including grant-writing fundamentals and a listing of grants that are available to you.

Finally, if the IRB Proposal you submit requires a Full Board Review, the IRB Scheduled Meeting Dates can be found on the tab to the right or below.

Institutional Review Board (IRB) - Full Board Review DEADLINE

As a general rule, meetings will be held on the 3rd Friday of every month
@ 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

*December 2017 dates based on winter break. University is closed December 22 - January 1, according to the Academic Calendar

Research Proposal Submission
to IRB Chair is due by date shown below:

IRB  Meetings @ 11:30 a.m.
are scheduled for the following dates:

May 10, 2017 May 19, 2017 @ 10 am
June 7, 2017 June 16, 2017
July 12, 2017 July 21, 2017
August 9, 2017 August 18, 2017
September 6, 2017 September 15, 2017
October 11, 2017 October 20, 2017
November 8, 2017 November 17, 2017
*December 6, 2017
December 15, 2017
January 10, 2018 January 19, 2018
February 7, 2018 February 16, 2018
March 14, 2018 March 23, 2018
April 11, 2018 April 20, 2018
May 9, 2018
May 18, 2018