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Important Dates and Deadlines

IRB Protocol Submission Deadline: Friday,  June 5, 2020 (to be on the June 23, 2020 meeting agenda)

Please note: The submission deadline is only for those studies requiring Full Board review. Exempt and Expedited studies are accepted on a rolling basis. 

IACUC Protocol Submission Deadline: Friday, May 29, 2020 (to be on the June meeting agenda, date TBD)

Please note: The submission deadline is only for those studies requiring Full Committee review.

IBC Meeting: TBD

IRB Policy

The IRB policy has been revised. To review the policy, please see: https://www.jmu.edu/JMUpolicy/policies/1104.shtml.

Accessing the electronic Research Administration (eRA) Software System

To submit a protocol:

On-Campus: https://era.jmu.edu/

Off-campus: via SSL VPN

For more information on how to submit through eRA or how to access the system remotely, please see the "Submission Procedure" page under the appropriate committee tab on the lefthand navigation.

Training manuals are also available here: https://www.jmu.edu/researchintegrity/eramanuals/index.shtml (requires JMU eID to access).

COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) staff will be working remotely for the foreseeable future. If you need to speak with a staff member directly, please email researchintegrity@jmu.edu with your question(s) and a phone number. We will get back to you as soon as possible. We are fully operational and will continue to support JMU researchers.

We wish you all the best and thank you for your patience during this outbreak!

Modified Business Hours

University business hours are currently Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Friday 8:00 AM to Noon.

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