Filling out the eIRB+ Application

Access to eIRB+ requires registration: See eIRB+ registration instructions.

eIRB+ uses smart form logic: The New Study application is composed of a number of sections.  Within some of these sections are "branching" questions which will trigger the display or repression of additional sections depending on they are answered.

Questions marked with an asterisk (*) must be answered. If they are not answered, you will receive an error message.

To save information in the application, click the "Save" button found at the top and bottom of the screen.

Sample Applications

Below are .pdf versions of the various New Study Applications where every branching question has been selected. These will allow you to review a New Study application in its entirety before starting your application.

The eIRB+ system uses "states" to classify where a submission is in the process. View a table of the typical study states for a full board review study submission.

eIRB+ Navigation

Using your browser's forward and back buttons will not save your information.

To move forward, click the "Continue" button found at the top and bottom of the eIRB+ workspace.  This will save your information and advance you to the next section. IMPORTANT: Using the browser's forward button will not save your information.

To move backwards, click the "Back" button found at the top and bottom of the eIRB+ workspace.  NOTE:  Your changes will NOT automatically save by clicking "Back". You must click “Save” prior to clicking the "Back" button in order to retain your information. 

To jump over sections, use the "jump to" feature found at the top and bottom of the screen. This feature is convenient for quickly moving throughout the application. However, remember to go back and complete any incomplete sections you may have skipped over.

To exit, click the "Exit" button found at the top and bottom of the screen. The system will ask whether you want to save your changes.