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. 


New Common Rule Regulations have been postoned to Jan. 21, 2019. Though OHRP is allowing the implementation of limitied anual re-review of certain types of Expedited Studies. This will be implemented by Progress Reports starting July 1, 2018.  Please review requirements and Progress Report process here. 

A video of the recent upcoming Progress Reports workshop can be found here 

Other updates include updating certain Consent Forms and a new Recruitment Flyer Template

Have an IRB Question? Don't hesitate to ask! Contact IRB

Quick Links:

IRB Guidelines Document (Word)
Protocol Templates
Consent Form Templates
Conflict of Interest Form (Word) 
Progress Report Template (Word)
Preparatory to Research (Word)

IRB Submission

IRB submission guidance, protocol and consent form templates, disclosure form, and appendices. For Glassboro/CMSRU and Stratford SOM IRB studies.

Meeting Schedule

Scheduled IRB meeting and submission deadlines for Glassboro/ CMSRU and Rowan SOM IRBs

CITI Training

IRB training requirements and CITI training instructions

Policies & Guidance

Guidebook, Guidance Listing, and Appendices for conducting Human Subjects Research at Rowan University.

Western IRB

Independent commercial IRB for clinical trials. Criteria for submission, requirements, guidance, and fees.


New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) specific IRB submission requirements and considerations

Rowan eIRB

All IRB submissions are submitted through our eIRB website here. Please see eIRB manuals for detailed instructions.

eIRB Manuals & Help

Training manuals, FAQs, and other resources related to using our eIRB submission system.

Contact IRB

Contact information for each IRB