Submitting to the IRB

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) must review all research involving human subjects conducted by Texas A&M University faculty, staff, and students. IRB approval is required regardless of funding source (or lack thereof) and/or location at which the research will be conducted.

Not sure if you need to submit? Contact us! You can also refer to the Human Subjects Research Determination webpage for additional information and guidance.

Select an option below to learn more about how to submit your research to the IRB for review.
Investigator Manual

The Investigator Manual is designed to guide you through policies and procedures related to the conduct of human research that are specific to this institution.


The Human Research Protection Program has developed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), checklists, worksheets, and templates for use by the research community.