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Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Frequently Asked Questions
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All IRB Applications are handled through Cayuse IRB.
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.
IRB Application Checklist- Use to assist with organizing your IRB application progress.