University of Redlands

University of Redlands

Institutional Review Board

Any research project involving human participants must be approved by the University of Redlands Institutional Review Board (IRB).​​

The University of Redlands IRB is charged with determining whether human subjects used in research conducted by University faculty, administrators, and students will be treated in accordance with the provisions in the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Research Subjects. On this website you can connect to the CITI Training website, download IRB forms, the procedures of the IRB, and connect to information about the IRBs and their activities.

IRB meeting dates

All meetings begin at 1:00pm

Friday September 17, 2021
(applications due before 4:00pm on Thursday September 9, 2021)​

Friday October 15, 2021
(applications due before 4:00pm on Thursday October 7, 2021)​



Friday November 19, 2021
(applications due before 4:00pm on Thursday November 11, 2021)​

Friday December 17, 2021
(applications due before 4:00pm on Thursday December 9, 2021)​

NOTE: Hard copies of your IRB applications and materials are no longer required.  In lieu of the hard copies, please be sure to include a scanned copy (or picture) of the actual signature page of the application (i.e., with signatures, not typed names).


Refer to the IRB FAQs for answers to frequently asked questions about the IRB.

Sample Applications

Please review these sample documents for best practices before submitting an application.

Sample Course Application

To be updated soon!

Sample School of Education Applications

To be updated soon!

Completed Applications

Completed electronic applications are due on the dates listed above (applications due). Sign the Section M. Certification fo Research page and include it with your electronic application (printed and scanned or electronic signatures are acceptable). Send completed IRB applications to Jessica Hehman, the IRB Chair.

IRB Board and Contacts

The IRB consists of Adriana Alvarado (qualitative/quantitative social scientist), Jessica Hehman (qualitative/quantitative social scientist; Chair), Teri Longin (natural scientist),  Sharon Oster (non-scientist), Jody Pighin (external community member), and Riaz Tejani (qualitative/quantitative social scientist).

If you cannot find what you're looking for or have any questions, please e-mail Steven Moore, IRB Administrative Coordinator.