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IRB Office Guidelines for Return of Human Research Activities to Campus

Dear Research Community,

In alignment with the recent communication from VPR Milan Mrksich regarding the State of Illinois Phase 5 re-opening and lifted restrictions for vaccinated University community members, the IRB Office has updated guidance for PIs and research teams conducting on-campus human research activities.

Please visit the IRB Office COVID-19 Resources webpage that contains resources and guidance for conducting human participants research during this time, including the updated policy document mentioned above. The page can be accessed from the homepage of the IRB Office website and will be routinely monitored and updated as needed. Please also continue to reference the Office for Research COVID-19 Updates webpage.

If you have questions about the above in regards to your human research project, please contact the IRB Office at or

Thank you,

Northwestern University IRB Office