IRB Schedule of Meetings

Protocol applications that require review by the full IRB Committee must be submitted per the deadlines for submitting materials, as detailed in the table below. Note that the deadlines are by close of business on the dates listed. 

What type of protocol would require full IRB Committee review?

Protocols that do not fit into the Exempt or Expedited Review Categories or studies involving more complex research designs, addressing sensitive issues and/or involving vulnerable populations (e.g., children, persons with mental disabilities, etc.).

IRB Meeting Date
Time: 12:30-2:30
Location: 135 Cameron
 Deadline for Materials:
All study materials should be submitted by the close of business day
of the specified dates below.
September 14 September 2
October 12 September 30
November 9 October 28
December 14 December 2
January 11, 2021 December 23
February 8 January 27
March 8 February 24
April 12 March 31
May 10 April 28
June 14 June 2


The full IRB Committee generally does not meet in July & August.

Protocol applications may be submitted throughout the summer. Protocols that do not require Full Committee review continue to be reviewed during the summer (Exempt reviews and Expedited reviews).  

Research studies that pose a higher level of risk to participants and which require review by the full IRB committee at a convened meeting may be submitted for pre-review if ample time is allowed (2 weeks minimum before the submission deadline).

If you have questions, contact:

Cat Runden, IRB Manager, 704-687-1871

Uzma Khan, IRB Analyst, 704-687-8341

Angelica Martins, Interim Director, Office of Research Protection and Integrity, 704-687-1876