||Additional Form Information
||Complete for all expedited and full board reviews. Note: Do not include dissertation or thesis chapters. Information required for review must be condensed into the application format.
REQUIRED FOR ALL EXPEDITED AND FULL BOARD- replaces the previous cover page and narrative forms.
||Required for all international IRB applications
|CITI Human Subjects Training
||CITI Program training provides social/behavioral content training. Online certificate will be provided to you once the course is completed. Attach certificate or transcript to each protocol submitted. Certificates are not maintained by the IRB. Training certificates from previous submissions are not readily available. Click here for instructions. REQUIRED EACH TIME YOU APPLY.
|Informed Consent Sample
||This is a sample of an informed consent document provided on an electronic version of GS letterhead. Any information in the sample should be edited as appropriate for the population you are using and the type of research you are conducting. Click here for further information on HIPAA consent criteria.
|Informed Consent Checklist -UPDATED
||Tool for the construction of an Informed Consent document. – REQUIRED
|Minor’s Assent Form Sample
||This is a sample of a minor assent document provided on an electronic version of GS letterhead. Any information in the sample should be edited as appropriate for the population you are using and the type of research you are conducting. Your assent should be on a reading level appropriate for the participant’s age.
|Parental Informed Consent Sample
||This is a sample of a parental consent document provided on an electronic version of GS letterhead. Any information in the sample should be edited as appropriate for the population you are using and the type of research you are conducting.
||Please include a copy of all instruments to be used in the research (surveys, questions, etc.)
||Please include a copy of all materials to be used for recruitment (flyers, emails, etc.)
|Georgia Southern Survey Policy
||Georgia Southern’s Policy on the distribution of surveys to faculty, staff, and students.
|Sample Letter of Cooperation (LOC)
||If subjects are students or employees of another institution, include a written letter of cooperation from the subjects. This may be a letter or email from the institutional official’s professional address with the institutional officer and title identified in the email body. All letters of cooperation must clearly identify the investigator and project by title. (See the FAQ for additional information.) Note: If using education data obtained from school records you must include documentation of parental permission for the release of such data under the Family Educational Privacy Act (FERPA). This may be a copy of the release form, informed consent, or an assurance from the institutional official that such permission has been obtained prior to data release.