Policies and Guidelines

The Investigator Manual (HRP-103) is the resource for investigators who need information regarding IRB policies and the responsibilities of investigators.  

Click here to access the Investigator Manual

Standard Operating Procedures

To Access Standard Operating Procedures for the IRB:

  1. Go to CATS-IRB
  2. Log in with your Penn State Access Account Username and Password
  3. Click on "IRB" (below the CATS logo in the upper left-hand side of page)
  4. Click on "Library" (left margin)
  5. You will now be within the "Standard Operating Procedures" tab


FERPA and HIPAA Information

Penn State Policies

Federal Policies