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Use our interactive IRB determination tool below to determine if your study will require IRB review. This tool may be used in place of the IRB Determination Form.
The IRB has discontinued the use of Adobe PDF files effective September 1, 2015. Cayuse IRB, an online protocol management and review system is currently in use.
Cayuse IRB is available to American University faculty, staff, and students. Students will also need a faculty advisor to use the online system.
Please use the Cayuse Account Request to gain access to the new system. Once access has been granted, log on using your AU Eaglenet/ myAU portal credentials here: Cayuse IRB.
Informed Consent Checklist – Lists the necessary components of an informed consent document
Informed Consent Template – Use to assist with the drafting of an informed consent form. This template was drafted to assist student researchers.