VCU IRB Submission Deadlines and Full Board Meeting Dates

Submission Deadlines

  • Full Board Reviews

    The IRB Panel meets on a weekly basis, and full board research is assigned to the next available IRB meeting. Assignment of new submissions to a meeting is dependent upon the nature of the research, the number of studies already assigned to that panel for review, etc.

    Full Board Meeting Calendar

  • Expedited and Exempt Reviews

    Expedited and Exempt research are reviewed on an ongoing basis by a single IRB reviewer. There are no deadlines for Initial Reviews. Refer to the emailed Continuing Review Notice for required deadlines for Continuing Review submissions for Expedited studies that require continuing review.

Note: Submissions that are incomplete or which have outstanding issues may result in a delay in the review process.

Principal Investigators who have any study in an Expired state due to a lapse in continuing review approval will NOT be permitted to submit a new research study for initial IRB review until the expired study has been addressed by submission of a continuing review or study closure request, as appropriate (WPP X-4).

Western IRB

Western IRB (WIRB) reviews all industry sponsored research. Please contact WIRB for information regarding deadlines and meeting dates.