IRB Training and Resources

Need to submit to the IRB and not sure where to begin? Review our 5 Basic Steps and check out the Investigator Manual for guidance on reserach sumbissions to the IRB. Click on the button below for additional educational resources for submission to the IRB. 

Educational Resources


 Sign-up for a CATS IRB Submission Training to learn when submission to the IRB is necessary and how to navigate the Centralized Application Tracking System (CATS).

 Request a training for your lab, department, or class. 

CITI Program

After learning about how to submit your study through CATS IRB, make sure to have the required CITI training needed for approval of your submission. All study team members must complete an online training course in the protection of human subjects through the CITI program. See the instructions on how to register in a course and navigate the CITI system or go directly to CITI to complete required training (be sure to choose the correct log-in)

IRB Updates

There have been a number of important changes to policies and regulations pertaining human subjects research, and we regularly update the CATS IRB system. For more information, see our news and announcement page. Below are some informational videos regarding IRB updates.


IRB Overview

Infographic overview of the IRB submission process.