Important Dates and Deadlines

IRB Protocol Submission Deadline: Friday, June 21, 2024 (to be on the July 16, 2024 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, June 21, 2024 (to be on the next meeting agenda, data TBA)
Please note: The submission deadline is only for those studies requiring Full Committee review.

IBC Meeting: TBA

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 (requires JMU eID to access).

Allowable Costs to Improve Human Subjects Participation and Inclusion

Did you know that you can pay for childcare for your research participants while they are doing study activities? Find similar ideas to enhance your inclusion, recruitment, or retention of research participants in NIH’s new one-page tool: Allowable Costs Related to Participant Inclusion Activities on NIH Grants. The tool provides categorized examples of inclusion activities that typical NIH recipients could charge to their grants as allowable costs.

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