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Institutional Review Board

Helpful Hints for Submitting Proposals

Submission Instructions

1. Download the IRB Application (DOC). Save the form to your computer using your last name to identify the document.

2.  Fill out all spaces on form using your word processor.

3. Attach to the application informed consent information and data collection instruments, as indicated on the form. Please do not send these as separate documents; they must be attached directly to the application form as additional pages. To accomplish this, please perform the following tasks:

4. Name your document as follows: last name of P.I._ term_year.  [Sample: Smith_summer_08]. Forward the entire electronic document to: irb@sxu.edu.

5. Please print out the signature box page and sign at the places indicated.

6.  If applicable, please print out the "Administrator's Consent" for research done in schools or other institutions. This must be signed by the appropriate official.

7. Hard copies of signature items 5 and 6 above should be forwarded to:

Academic Affairs Office - IRB
Saint Xavier University
3700 W. 103rd St.
Chicago, IL  60655

Signature pages may also be submitted in person in Room A-209 of the Warde Academic Center during Academic Affairs office hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday).

Note: Electronic documents will be reviewed by the IRB; however, an approval number cannot be issued until signature pages are received.

Hints and Reminders

Research Protocol

Consent forms and letters