IRB Meetings and Deadlines

The IRB Administration Office will close Friday July 3, 2020 for the Independence Holiday

The IRB will resume regular remote working business hours on Monday July 6th 8:30 am – 5:00 pm


COVID-19 IRB Submissions UPDATE

Effective 3/17/2020 The IRB Administration Office is not accepting in-person visits or paper submissions until further notice.

For non-eProtocol submissions please follow the

Non eProtocol Submissions Mitigation Plan

ONLY submissions that require Full Board review are required to meet a deadline in order to be added to the agenda for a specific committee meeting each month.

Research that qualifies for Exempt or Expedited review have no deadline.

Note:  The IRB Administration Office follows the WSU closure schedule. 

2020 IRB Meeting Dates and Deadlines

2019 IRB Meeting Dates and Deadlines  (revised 10.24.19)

New/Initial Full Board, Exempt & Expedited Submissions now accepted via eProtocol ONLY (excluding VA)

VA Full Board, Exempt and Expedited paper submissions for IRB review must be delivered by mail or dropped off in person.

Submissions can be dropped off each weekday, 8:30 am – Noon, and 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm.
The office is closed Noon – 1:00 pm for lunch, and on weekends.

  • Veterans Administration (VA) Full Board Submission please use the current version of the Protocol Summary Form.  VA submissions please refer to the Submission Instructions and Checklist on the Protocol Summary Form on the Form's page. 


  • Amendments and Continuations Submissions: Studies not previously submitted using eProtocol please refer to the instructions provided on the amendment and continuation forms. For full board submissions all required elements (see amendment & continuation form for instructions) of the submission must be included with the packet provided to the IRB by the deadline noted. For PH1, M1 & B3 full board review, an electronic copy must also be emailed by the full board deadline date. PH1 (, M1 (, & B3 (

Submission forms and submission instructions are available on the IRB's Forms website

For eProtocol submission guidance tools and training please visit the IRB's Education webpage


NOTE: The number of IRB's have been reduced from five to four committees. 

The remaining boards are PH1, M1, MP2, & B3 

PREVIOUSLY APPROVED MP4 STUDIES:  All protocols previously assigned to the MP4 IRB will be re-assigned to either the M1 or the MP2 IRBs. The IRB Administration Office will inform Principal Investigators of their protocols new IRB assignment. IRB oversight of protocols will continue un-interrupted during the transition period.


2018 IRB meeting dates and deadline dates

Download a copy of the 2018 IRB Meetings and Deadlines (.doc)