Institutional Review Board

Institutional Review Board

Rowan University Institutional Review Board

The mission of Rowan University's IRB Offices are to support the University's research enterprise by ensuring the protection of individuals who participate in research; ensuring compliance with all pertinent federal and state laws and regulations; fostering the ethical conduct of human subjects research; and providing education and other services to the University's researchers regarding regulatory requirements and best practices.

Cayuse IRB

For any investigators that had an approved and current eIRB application that transferred to the new Cayuse IRB (known as Legacy submissions) and have not yet reviewed and completed the Legacy submission in Cayuse IRB, below are links and documents for your review and use when completing a Cayuse Legacy submission.


05/02/23: - Are you planning on conducting human subjects research at Rowan Virtua Health College of Medicine and Life Sciences that will involve patients or use of clinical spaces/locations? If so, then please review the updated guidance for projects involving Virtua Health - Click here

Quick Links

IRB Guidelines Document (Word)
Protocol Templates
Consent Form Templates
Decision Making Tool for Exempt Reviews under New Common Rule
Conflict of Interest (COI) and Significant Financial Interest (SFI) Disclosure Form
Progress Report Template (Word)
Preparatory to Research (Word)
Pedagogical & Methodological Policy