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Faculty should be listed as PI and contact person on all student applications.

Checklist and Timeline

  1. CITI Certification (required for all researchers)
  2. HSRB Online Application: complete online form and upload/attach application (see Templates)
  3. Coversheet: signed and emailed to HSRB chair: Judith Platania
  4. Receive Receipt when steps 1-3 are complete
  5. Receive Response for EXEMPT and EXPEDITED applications in 10 business days from Receipt (20 business days during the Summer and Winter terms) 
  6. March 15, 2017 Deadline for FULL REVIEW applications for Spring 2017 semester. FULL REVIEW meeting TBA. 


*[Only PI signatures are required. Dean and Department Chair signatures are no longer required. Email a copy directly to the HSRB chair or attach with your application upload.]


HSRB Online Application

Contact Information

Note that the HSRB may change the status of the review.


I declare that I have read the Roger Williams University Statement of Researchers’ Ethical Principles for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research and am familiar with my obligations thereunder.  Furthermore, I agree to abide by that Statement of Ethical Principles adopted by Roger Williams University as part of the Human Subject Review Board policy.


Upload documents in PDF format.

Attach a course roster to this cover sheet if all/most students are participating in research.

All applicants must also download and complete a physical coversheet with all appropriate signatures included. Mail that form to the HSRB chairperson.

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