HOW TO SUBMIT THE STUDENT AS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR FORM

The easiest way to submit this form is to download the template available HERE, fill out the form, print it off, sign the form, have your faculty sponsor sign the form, and then upload and attach it as a study document within iRIS. You can either scan it in and upload it as a PDF, or you may take a picture of it and upload it as a JPEG. However, it is also possible to submit this form electronically within iRIS. Instructions for completing the form electronically are noted below.

  1. Log into iRIS (https://iris.ou.edu).
  2. Click on the “My Studies” tab (on the left under Study Assistant).
  3. Open your study.
  4. Click the link on the left for “Student as Principal Investigator (Norman Campus Only).”
  5. Select “Add New Form.”
  6. Answer the questions, using the “Save and Continue” button to move through the sections.
  7. In Section 3.0, you must click the second gray bar for Principal Investigator Signature.
  8. Input your 4x4 and password and click “Save” in the top right.
  9. Click the “Save and Continue” button and choose “Exit Form.” Note: Do NOT choose Signoff and Submit. Your Faculty Sponsor must sign the form, first.
  10. Instruct your faculty sponsor to log into iRIS.
  11. S/He clicks on the “My Studies” tab (on the left under Study Assistant).
  12. S/He opens your study.
  13. S/He clicks the link on the left for “Student as Principal Investigator (Norman Campus Only).”
  14. S/He clicks the Edit/View button to access the form you have started.
  15. S/He goes to Section 3.0 of the form.
  16. S/He clicks the first gray button for Faculty Sponsor Signature.
  17. S/He inputs his/her 4x4 and password and clicks the “Save” button in the top right.
  18. S/He clicks the Save and Continue button and selects “Signoff and Submit.”
  19. S/He selects “Approve”, inputs his/her 4x4 and password again, and selects “Save Signoff.”

  
This will route the submission to our office for processing. Note: You should sign off on your Initial Submission Packet after the faculty sponsor has signed the Student as Principal Investigator form.